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Corn Fritters with Aged Cheddar & Sage

Went to the Hillsdale Farmer’s Market and picked up eight ears of corn for $4. Deal! The recipe here calls for six ears, but I always like to get a couple extra, just in case. Sometimes, you don’t know what you will find when you unwrap corn — all plump golden kernels or plump […]

Lauro Kitchen Gazpacho

We first went to Lauro Kitchen on SE Division a little bit after it opened. It is afterall, a neighborhood place in our neighborhood. We both liked it a lot and then kind of forgot to go back. Anyway, one of the things I do remember is how much I loved the gazpacho. Imagine […]

Friday Fun: VGT 100 List

I just saw this on Sara’s blog (I Like to Cook) and couldn’t resist. This list is the 100 things that Very Good Taste thinks everyone should eat at least once in their life.

And you can sing along.

1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions. 2) Bold all […]

New Mosaic Project — Done!

I just finished a mosaics workshop at Portland Community College and here it is — Octopus!

Detail — the big glass things at the top and bottom are not plates — they were from the Dollar Store!

It will hang outside on the back fence as soon as I go to Home Depot […]

Chicken and Green Beans with Fermented Black Beans — It's a Beanapalooza!

Well, hell. It’s hot out again. And here I thought we were going to escape the Summer with sweet, sweet 70’s and sunny weather through the end. Nope. 101 103 degrees Friday and Saturday. Ick. Now’s the time for the chilled pea soup. But Saturday I will try a new gazpacho recipe — that’ll […]