Monthly Archives: May 2011

Bone In 5.29.2011

When you step up to the meat counter in your favorite store you are confronted with many choices, but one is constantly asked. Bone in, or bone out? Many opt for bone out, so many in fact that often when … Continue reading

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Harvest pt.2 Animal 5.24.2011

As I promised… pt.2 animal. Well here we are, animals, and meat, we eat meat (some of us at least). This is where I think the culinary rubber meets the road so to speak. I whole heartedly believe that if … Continue reading

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Harvest pt.1 Plants 5.23.2011

It seems that if you enjoy cooking long enough, you eventually feel the urge to grow your own ingredients. Many of my friends and I are in the throws of planting our vegetables for the season, since we have had … Continue reading

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Williams-Sonoma Butcher Shop 5.22.2011

Was just cruising some cookware, and Willy S is introducing a new feature on their site, a butcher shop! It looks like all their meat is from hand picked farmers from around the country, all hell bent on sustainability, natural, … Continue reading

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Gourmet Live 5.21.2011

Sorry peeps, I had an insane week at work and thus neglected my blog duties. This morning I was attempting to catch my self up on the food world and contemplate a ┬ámeal for the evening, when I came across … Continue reading

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Gabriel Rucker Has A Beard 5.15.2011

Just this last week, Gabriel Rucker of Le Pigeon was the first chef from Oregon to be awarded the James Beard Rising Star Award! I had the great opportunity to meet Gabriel last fall one night while having drinks with … Continue reading

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Sunny Day Mosel 5.14.2011

Friday was a great day in the city. The Portlanders seemed to emerge into the warm sunlight like pale little hibernating animals. I found my self wanting to cook outside, so I decided to run to the store to get … Continue reading

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