Posted in June 2013

fooding in portland

fooding in portland

When you think of Portland, Oregon, food-wise, perhaps the first thing that kicks into gear is that slightly sourdough scent of something like raspberry kombucha on tap at a southeastern teahouse. You wouldn’t be wrong to dive head first into a mason jar of something so 60s-rustic, but I’d have to say for me it’s … Continue reading

rhubarb upside-down cake

rhubarb upside-down cake

The last time I baked rhubarb, I should have told you that I bought almost three pounds of it and that a cake (this cake) was coming. I raided the grocery store like it was the end of a (rhubarb) era, and that blushed stalks were my captive. I packed my desire to keep late … Continue reading

orange-rhubarb buttermilk scones

orange-rhubarb buttermilk scones

When you find yourself sifting and re-sifting, sifting and re-measuring scone-flour because you can’t remember how many cups you’ve already put in the bowl, it’s time to take a step back and take a breath. A big, deep one. In fact, take two. The kind intended for belting instrumentation: Some mornings are like this. Some mornings, … Continue reading

oatmeal-walnut chocolate chunk cookies

oatmeal-walnut chocolate chunk cookies

When you realize you’ve spent a good number of your day’s week’s calories testing out various combinations of chocolate and nuts, and then, fruit (fresh and dried), in different confections, you stop saying how many of the twelve cookies you ate and start saying things like this: “I’ve had roughly 1/4 cup flour, more than a couple … Continue reading