Archive for February, 2008

Another New Year in March?

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

pssst – how are your New Year’s resolutions going? Do you need to establish an additional New Year’s Eve in March to get things going again? I’m doing excellent in some of my resolutions, with others not touched yet. I’m doing well with my work lunch strategy, and am having improved health as a result. [...]

Take the egg survery

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Help Portland blogger Michele Knaus in her thesis smack-down by taking her egg survey. It asks your preferences in egg purchasing and delves into your understanding of phrases on egg cartons. It impresses on me that there is nothing quite like knowing your egg-laying chickens personally!

Michael Pollan-isms

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Real food does not need store coupons. Read more from his talk here in Portland at Edible Portland.

Strawberry Cleavage

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

How about some plunging necklines to go with all those strawberry tuxedos this time of year? A fun variation begging to be completed: lined-in corseted strawberries! Congratulations to all our Oregon Strawberries who finally have their partnerships legally recognized. This is their first Oregon Valentine’s Day under the new legal recognitions of their partnership. Cheers [...]

Valentine’s Day Dessert Projects

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Here’s a round up of my favorite Valentine’s Day recipes from years past. These are morsels to spark the imagination, ignite the taste buds, and lick off the fingers. Ginger Shortbread Hearts with Lemon Curd Lemon and ginger, two tangy flavors that are perfect cuddled up together. This post includes a recipe for ginger shortbread, [...]

Winter Layers: Gingerbread Parfait

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

Even in the crack of winter, I can’t refuse the blue kiss of sweet ice cream. Here’s the dream that’s on my mind. A glass with jumbled layers of warm chipotle gingerbread, pomegranate gems, pear sorbet, caramel ice cream, and salty candied lemon almonds. A melange of textures makes my mouth happy: soft cake, crunchy [...]

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