Strawberry Whisky Smash featuring Pendleton Midnight

Strawberry Whisky Smash featuring Pendleton Midnight | PDXfoodlove

Whiskey isn’t only for sweater weather! Check out this tart, refreshing cocktail that’s perfect for spring and summer.

Cooked up on May 18, 2016

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The Cocktail Diaries: Easiest Palomas Ever!

Easy IZZE Palomas | PDXfoodlove

It’s finally sunny and warm. Spend as much time as possible outside with this perfect warm-weather cocktail!

Cooked up on April 16, 2016

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Brown Butter Pound Cake with Blueberry Topping

Brown Butter Pound Cake with Fresh Blueberry Topping | PDXfoodlove

A buttery, bright spring pound cake for breakfast or dessert.

Cooked up on February 26, 2016

More like this: baking | berries | breakfast | brunch | cake | dessert | sponsored | spring | summer

Hit this Happy Hour Right Now: Lincoln in North Portland

Lincoln PDX Happy Hour - Portland, OR | PDXfoodlove

Readers of this blog will not be surprised to find me raving about Lincoln. Along with being one of the best restaurants in Portland, owners Jenn Louis and David Welch have received nationwide acclaim for their North PDX spot, appearing over and over again in the likes of Bon Appetit and Food & Wine (Jenn […]

Cooked up on May 28, 2014

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Spring Sorghum Salad + Bob’s Red Mill Ancient Grains Giveaway!

Green Bean + Sorghum Salad + Bob's Red Mill giveaway! | PDXfoodlove

Happy Tuesday, everybody! This post is up a little later than usual but that is OK. I hope you all had an excellent Memorial Day weekend. Ours was full of fun activities: besides our projects at home, we went to an amazing happy hour at Lincoln (our favorite place in Portland!), we saw X-Men: Days […]

Cooked up on May 27, 2014

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Orangey Peach Tom Collins featuring IZZE Soda

Orangey Peach Tom Collins with IZZE Soda | PDXfoodlove

I am so excited about this recipe, you guys. And in general about this post, for many reasons. But when IZZE soda contacted me and asked if they could send over some delicious fruity soda, the first thing I thought was this: Golden. Cocktail. Opportunity. Welcome to the Orangey Peach Tom Collins. Regular club soda/seltzer […]

Cooked up on April 22, 2014

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Peanut Butter Oreo Cookie Balls

Peanut Butter Oreo Cookie Balls | PDXfoodlove

And now for something completely different! When I got an email from Yummly and Oreo asking if I was interested in playing with their classic Oreo cookie ball recipe, I had a few ideas. Maybe I could make them look like ornaments? This was “Plan A” until I realized that instead I could turn the […]

Cooked up on December 10, 2013

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My trip to the Ben and Jerry’s HQ in Vermont

About a month ago I got an email that REALLY surprised me. It was inviting me to come visit the Ben and Jerry’s HQ in Vermont! Of course I was excited to go. I had to do some funny schedule-finagling, but I was so excited to be part of this trip! I flew out to […]

Cooked up on April 16, 2013

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Taste Test: Panera’s Revamped Soup Menu

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be selected to go in and try out Panera’s soup menu, so my boss/friend Sarah and I headed to the Panera in Beaverton for lunch. Panera was always a favorite of mine. When I was in cross country in high school, we frequently met at the […]

Cooked up on December 19, 2012

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