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Bring on the Meat: Laurelhurst Market

Thundering Hooves Grass-Fed Flat Iron — Madre Terra Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fleur de Sel, Sauteed Chard.

Laurelhurst Market 3155 E. Burnside Portland OR 97214

So, finally, FINALLY! We went to Laurelhurst Market a couple of weeks ago. Oh, it was so good! I loved everything I ate except for two things: the fries […]

Two Completely Unrelated Sauce-Type Things

Here are two accompaniments that I made recently (for different meals), that I really liked but they seemed really short for single posts. So, I bundled them up in one super-unrelated post!

The enchilada sauce I made for, uh, tostadas, which you can see in the title image. Does this make it tostada […]

Balch Hotel Supper Club

Balch Hotel 40 S. Heimrich Street Dufur, Oregon 97021

Awhile ago, I was looking for a place to stay overnight, not too far from Maryhill Museum (neat art museum, by the way!) In the course of my lodging research, I came across the Balch Hotel and was very interested, but then I couldn’t figure […]

Summer Pasta with Zucchini & Tomatoes + Other Assorted Things

This was a super tasty Summer pasta meal that was quick and used up some zucchini that needed to be used up (which often happens in the Summer). Sadly, this was not garden zucchini as our zucchini plants decided to not cooperate this year, but store-bought zucchini….which I still had to use up. But, […]

Goodbye Summer: Lemon Semifreddo

Yeah, Summer is almost over. Normally, I am a fan of the end of Summer, but this year it’s a little sad because hardly any of our tomatoes have turned red. Maybe five. Total. I’m going to have to use up SO MANY green tomatoes this year. *sigh*

Another reason I know that Summer […]