Category Archives: just food

Lunch Lift Me Up

We had such a sunny and beautiful weekend in Portland, yet on saturday running errands and frustrations of force du jour had me down. I decided the only thing that could save me was a light spring lunch, so I … Continue reading

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Fugu License

Most of us especially sashimi heads, have heard of the famous blow fish that is served in Japan that is deadly to eat if not cleaned by an expert. The poisonous liver of the Fugu is huge and very delicate, … Continue reading

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Sun Soon…

So most of us in the Portland area woke up to snow yesterday, snow in mid March can make spring seem far and distant, so today is a image of inspiration. Last thursday, I booked a half day at work … Continue reading

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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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Octopus In Oil

Matiz Gallego makes some really great canned seafood, and I have long been a fan of their sardines. My new favorite larder item from them however is the octopus! It is tender, perfectly seasoned, and hand packed in olive oil. … Continue reading

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Anchor Brewing

For longer than I have graced this earth Anchor Brewing in San Francisco has been making a vintage Christmas ale. It was a tradition at christmas that my older brother gave these vintage magnums to us as presents. Several years … Continue reading

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Porchetta Pt.1 11.20.2011

Porchetta is a traditional Italian feast where a whole pig is boned, packed with herbs, tied up and roasted. I was determined to try a home kitchen version of this by using a 7 lb piece of skin on pork … Continue reading

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