Category Archives: Blog Roll

Passover, Hardboiled Eggs and…Pickling?

If I were wondering the dessert for forty years, I’d want pickled eggs. And since vinegar changes the egg without the egg losing all it’s glory, it seems a good symbol to add to my Passover Seder. Continue reading

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Living in Portland: Favorite John Gorham Restaurants

Just when I thought spring had come, and I was celebrating the blooming of flowers and the lengthening of days, Portland decided to revisit winter. It’s gotten cold and wet, and a tad depressing. But despite that, I have something … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras meets Portlandia

While my neighborhood market sells King Cake during Carnival season, the people of Portland don’t really celebrate Mardi Gras. So, what’s with the title of this post? The answer—I just came back from New Orleans and while I was there, … Continue reading

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Favorite Portland Bars: Expatriate

I love whiskey, not for knocking back and getting drunk but for savoring. For me, sipping a good bourbon, rye, or scotch is like gazing at art or strolling through a garden or eating a damn good donut. It’s one … Continue reading

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Living in Portland: Donuts

Before I start this post, I should caution the reader that it reflects the opinion of this writer and not the opinion of every Portlandian. So if you live in Portland and have strong opinions about donuts, please leave a … Continue reading

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The Telem Tribe

It’s been a while since I last wrote about an Awan tribe; too long, especially since I promised a few months ago that I would write about the Telem tribe. In the spring, I published a recipe for braised brisket … Continue reading

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New Life Chapter

At the end of the summer, my life will turn upside down and backwards. Okay, maybe not backwards, but definitely upside down. For the last decade and a half, I have homeschooled my children, but in September my youngest son … Continue reading

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