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Baked Summer Ratatouille

Easy Baked Ratatouille | PDXfoodlove

One of the first local recipes we made for the Oregon Food Bank’s Eat Local Challenge!

Cooked up on August 4, 2015

More like this: dinner | favorites | frugal | garden | gluten free | healthy eating | local business | oregon | summer

The Cocktail Diaries: The Home Bar Gift Guide

Home Bar Gift Guide | PDXfoodlove

You guys! Every year I say to myself, “This year, I am going to make a gift guide, and it’s going to be so great.” And every year I don’t. WELL GUESS WHAT! Welcome to the first-ever PDXfoodlove Holiday Gift Guide, starring my main obsession of 2014, the home bar. And it is great, if […]

Cooked up on December 9, 2014

More like this: boozy | cocktail | cocktail diaries | drinks | entertaining | fun | holiday | local business | oregon | portland

Where to Go This Summer: The new Ponzi Vineyards tasting room in Sherwood, OR

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to go on a preview tour of the new Ponzi Vineyards tasting room in Sherwood, OR. I will be bringing my friends and family back to this one! What a beautiful space to relax and enjoy the finest of what Oregon has to offer. The new tasting […]

Cooked up on July 6, 2013

More like this: boozy | local business | oregon | reviews | travel | Uncategorized | wine

Piquillo Pepper Puree from Chef Jenn Louis at Lincoln

Piquillo Pepper Dip

Okay, people reading this, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. It’s the kind of secret that I kind of debate actually sharing, because I don’t want too many people to know about it. But then again, what is food, if not for sharing? So here goes (deep breath): About once a […]

Check out Tails and Trotters for delicious pork of all kinds

I have to share with you guys about a local business that I am really excited about! Business partners Aaron Silverman and Mark Cockcroft of Tails and Trotters just opened up a retail location at 525 NE 24th Ave. after selling their wares at farmers markets for a long time. In fact, TODAY, December 11, […]

Cooked up on December 11, 2012

More like this: dips and spreads | entertaining | local business | portland

Fall Tastiness at Saint Cupcake

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a little Happy Hour at Saint Cupcake downtown! It was definitely the remedy for the first really crappy rainy day of the year, and it wasn’t really that little. We got to taste amazing pies, ice creams, cookies and candy! I’ll get to the glamour shots in […]

Cooked up on October 16, 2012

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