Monthly Archives: September 2009

But I Really Liked Summer!

Our seasons here in Oregon are in the process of changing, and even more than I, the plants in my garden can sense that change. But I’m teaching myself a few new garden skills that I hope will short-circuit this … Continue reading

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‘Shroom’n Season Nears

It’s true that the Pacific Northwest is a mushroom wonderland, but mercifully, the many varieties are spread throughout the year well – but my favorite season for mushrooming hereabouts is the fall. It’s not because autumn brings my favorite mushrooms, … Continue reading

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America’s Food Secrets – White Trash Cooking

I never remember thinking that my father was a fool – in my mind is an image of a simple man whose wisdom went beyond his education and status in life – and I took to heart many of the … Continue reading

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Lov’in Leftover Liver

My love of food and eating is such that one of my biggest frustrations is the thought of wasting a meal experience – to me, the opportunity of having a wonderful meal is a joy, and frankly, one of the … Continue reading

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What’s Our Next Pizza?

I’m sure I’m not alone in my interest -as a foodie- in the ethnic restaurants of America. The U.S. has always been a melting pot of ethnic foods and tastes right from its earliest western European roots, which it very … Continue reading

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