Using goose in a stew with barley, carrots, chanterelles and celery root makes a hearty winter dish.
Few dishes comfort us as well as a lovingly rendered pot roast, just as Champagne tickles the tongue and heart with feelings of joy and celebration. Like roast chicken, there’s a pot roast from every culture which eats beef. Italians have their stracotto di manzo, Germans have their sauerbraten and the French have dined on […]
It’s that time of year in Oregon when marionberries and blackberries appear in abundance. Wild blackberries are everywhere in the Willamette Valley, even growing along the median of Interstate 5. I can literally walk out my front door and return in a very short period of time with enough berries to make a pie or […]
The cold weather snap may be gone, but the mood of the season and the lingering nip in the air have me craving warm winter cocktails. I’m not talking Aunt Sue’s eggnog, which I avoided like someone sneezing, or Irish whiskey either. With so many creative Oregon distilleries making flavored vodkas and gins such as […]