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Portland: A Food Biography

Get your signed copy of Portland: A Food Biography   “Drawn out in glorious detail in Arndt Anderson’s loving biography of her hometown, she offers the conclusion evident to fellow natives and transplants alike: ‘Portland is a gustatory wonderland.’ Finally, we … Continue reading

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Persimmon Bread

This post has been coming for awhile, particularly considering persimmons aren’t even in season anymore. But if one were especially diligent, one would have a fair stockpile of persimmon jelly just languishing in the freezer. As luck would have it, … Continue reading

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What Shall We Have to Eat?

I won’t bother with the excuses, but yes, I’ve been away a long time.  The gist: my first book, Breakfast: A History is complete and will be published in May, and I’ve got a couple more irons in the fire … Continue reading

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Curried Pumpkin Soup

The best thing about having a compost heap is not the smug satisfaction of reducing your household waste to a mere 10 gallons a month, or seeing healthy organisms thrive in your soil, or the idea that the nutrient cycle … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Other Considerations

This morning I made some delicious homemade biscuits with chanterelle-sausage gravy. I’d used up all of my chanterelles shortly after my last post, but then found more while in the field on Friday. By the time I found them, I … Continue reading

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…and we’re back! Part 2: Engrish and Other Funny

I guess since the last post was ‘Part 1’ I left myself the responsibility of making another one, even though there’s not much else to share except the random Japanese cuteness and Rost in Transrations that provided unlimited entertainment. However, … Continue reading

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