Monthly Archives: March 2009

Cake Wreck

M celebrated his birthday recently and I made a cake… not from scratch, don’t get excited. I’d hate to see how it would have turned out if I had made it from scratch instead of a box! My sis tells … Continue reading

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Garlic Knots

This twisted take on breadsticks was inspied by a meal at David’s Creative Cuisine on Monument Square. We were a little puzzled by our overall experience there (the food was good though!), but one definite positive was the garlic knots … Continue reading

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Buffalo Wings-N-Things

Buffalo Wings-N-Things on Cumberland Ave. in the East End of Portland is one of M’s favorites from when he lived in Portland in a previous life. So when I suggested we order wings for dinner one night, his eyes lit … Continue reading

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Local 188

Everyone who’s anyone in Portland knows about/has eaten at/has reviewed on their food blog Local 188. And for good reason. So here’s the obligatory review, and I apologize in advance for the photography (or lack thereof)… I was a little, … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Irish

Our St. Patty’s Day dinner was corned beef, Irish soda bread, colcannon, and boiled green cabbage. Pretty traditional, pretty delicious! The soda bread was particularly great, with buttermilk (first time I’ve cooked with it). It came out so moist and … Continue reading

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Bonobo Pizza

Located at 46 Pine Street, in Portland’s West End, Bonobo pizza is super cute on the inside, and achieves a nice balance between casual eatery and take-out pizza place. On our second visit to Bonobo, M and I shared the … Continue reading

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It’s A Boy!

Another classic from Jesika, recipe from The Joy of Cooking. Dutch baby, the best sweet breakfast thingy in the world. Just as easy, if not easier than, pancakes, and a million times more buttery and yummy. Dutch Baby 1/2 c. … Continue reading

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