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Wonderful Things Happen When You Clean Your Freezer

The other day, I did a quick check through my freezer, cleaning things out in preparation for any Thanksgiving leftovers it may soon be asked to store. While searching, I came across a two pound piece of boneless leg of lamb (I had used the other two pound half of to make a lamb […]

Thanksgiving 2010

This year, I am trying to not overdo it. No, really! I’m not. I’m seriously restraining myself here. When there are two people for a Thanksgiving feast, you do not need a creamy baked dish. Or a third vegetable side. Or a ton of appetizers…Or two pies.

This is what you need:

Gougeres for […]


Latte at Cafe Campagne

We recently went to Seattle for a long weekend and to see the Picasso Exhibit at the Art Museum. We were also going to try and hit the Battlestar Galactica exhibit at the SciFi Museum but we didn’t make it this trip. Perhaps that’s an excuse to go back before […]

FFwD6: Pumpkin-Feta Flans

Hey! It’s post number six of French Fridays with Dorie. This is actually more than the sixth week, but I missed a couple. For November, there’s not a definite schedule, just four recipes to do on the Friday of your choosing. This Friday Thursday PM, I chose to post about Pumpkin-Gorgonzola Flans, but since […]

Saturday Night Dinner: Tapalaya

Tapalaya 28 NE 28th Avenue Portland, OR 97232

Not too long ago, we caught another showing of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World at Laurelhurst Theater. The original plan was to hit Tabla afterward for dinner but, sadly they had no table for us. That’s how we ended up at Tapalaya and had a very […]