Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ham & Cheese Waffles

Ok kids, this one is strait from the pages of the March Bon Appetit, but I couldn’t resist! BA gives their own waffle batter recipe, but I just used my old stand by which happens to be Bob’s Red Mill … Continue reading

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A Weekend In Pictures

I got home from a long weekend late yesterday afternoon because once a year my little brother and I plan a winter weekend get away to fill that annoying February boredom. We meet up, shoot guns, cook good food, and … Continue reading

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James Beard 2012

This morning the list for the 2012 James Beard Foundation semifinalists was announced, and as you may suspect it is laden with Oregon chefs and restaurants! The list includes Vitaly Paley of Paley’s Place as outstanding chef, Ken Forkish from … Continue reading

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You love caffeine right… well now you can inhale it! AeroShot came out last month and is the invention of Harvard biomedical engineering professor David Edwards. Each single shot container is about the size of a lip stick and contains … Continue reading

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Fire On The Mountain Fremont

Just the other day I was driving down 57th toward Fremont for a early morning meeting, when what caught my eye, but a Fire On The Mountain on the corner of NE 57th and Fremont! It has been there since … Continue reading

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Ultimate Cheese Challenge!

I just learned that next Sunday the 26th the famous Portland cheese monger Steve Jones of Cheese Bar, and the Mediterranean bistro Tabla will join forces to host the Ultimate Cheese Challenge! There will be four tastings that are two … Continue reading

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Potted Shrimp

This week I made potted shrimp for the first time, and it turned out great! Lindy Wildsmith says “Potted shrimp is the king of potted dishes” and I believe her. During the Edwardian era potted shrimp could be served during … Continue reading

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