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Country Cat Dinnerhouse

Country Cat Dinnerhouse 7937 SE Stark Portland, OR 97215

Finally, jwa and I made it to the Country Cat on Sunday night. I know it’s been open for quite a while, but this is actually ahead of schedule for us. Typically, we seem to not get to a new place until it has been […]

Mmmmmm…Fall: Roasted Sweet Potato and Hazelnut Soup

This is an easy oven-stovetop-blender soup. It might sound complicated because of all the appliances involved but it is S-I-M-P-L-E. Roast your potatoes and garlic. Heat up your broth. throw it all in the broth pot. Puree *whir* *whir* in your blender. Done.

I think without the orange juice it might be a bit […]

Another Cheap…er Economical Fish Meal

Ah, the wonders of the Trader Joe’s frozen fish section. I give you turbot — $3.90 worth of turbot. Woo! That’s two meal-sized fillets for under $4. Now that’s cheap…er economical. What’s turbot? Yeah, I didn’t know either. Thank you, wikipedia! And it even gets a good rating from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Excellent.


This Makes Me So Happy: Bridgewater Bistro

Bridgewater Bistro 20 Basin Street Astoria, Oregon 503-325-6777

So, jwa and I headed out to Astoria this weekend (such a pretty drive along highway 30 with the leaves and the sun and all) to have dinner at Bridgewater Bistro. It’s the new restaurant by Ann and Tony Kischner of the Shoalwater Restaurant in Seaview, […]