Cocktail Diaries

The Cocktail Diaries: the Jack Rose

I think just about anyone would enjoy a Jack Rose. I think it will be a solid back-pocket crowd pleaser in my entertainment arsenal going forward.

The Cocktail Diaries: Rose Collins

The calendar says it’s February, but this weekend in Portland sure felt like spring. Today the high was 63 degrees. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky. It was amazing. Dave and I spent hours outside working on the yard. We headed to Home Depot (their garden section might be my favorite smell. Besides tomato […]

The Cocktail Diaries: Clover Club

A tangy, simple and classic gin cocktail.

Breakfast

Oregon Berry Hand Pies

Flaky pastry crust and tasty berry filling made with local fruit!

Blood Orange & Cocoa Nib Scones

These scones were such a good idea. Cocoa, cocoa nibs, orange zest, and bright pink glaze is always a bonus.

Pesto Polenta with Kale and a Fried Egg

What's better than a fried egg? Almost nothing, except a fried egg with grits.

Dinner

Steamed Mussels with Fennel and White Wine

Steamed mussels are one of our favorite dinners. Make sure to grab some good bread to sop up the delicious broth!

Caramelized Onion Risotto

I really loved the way the caramelized onion risotto imparted sweet oniony flavor to the entire place of rice.

Blood Orange, Kale and Lentil Salad

Roasted oranges are little bursts of sweetness in a delicious savory salad.

About PDXFoodLove

My name is Rebekah and I am a food writer and photographer based in Portland. My food outlook is inspired by our way of doing things here in the Pacific Northwest, where we value seasonability, sustainability and learning to do things yourself.