Monthly Archives: February 2010

Daring Bakers Challenge: Tiramisu

Alright, finally a Daring Bakers Challenge that was a real challenge! This month we made tiramisu and made everything from scratch. About the only thing I didn’t do was milk the cows for the cream. My favorite part was making … Continue reading

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Polenta Sausage Egg Mozzarella Casserole

Sometimes when I’m browsing the Interwebs for recipe inspiration, I’m looking to find a recipe that uses a specific ingredient in a specific way. Obviously, I know what the ingredient is, but I only know in a “I’ll know it … Continue reading

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Homemade S’mores

There was a lot of yelling in my kitchen the night my roommates and I decided to go all out and make homemade marshmallows and graham crackers. It all started out so innocently, with a perfectly sugared pan… I guess … Continue reading

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Disappointing Nosh

I don’t understand what went wrong. How could it? Tempura fried bacon? Pork belly Reuben? Bacon dusted fries? But on Saturday night, the kitchen found a way to crush my high expectations, generated by all the favorable reviews flying around … Continue reading

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Cruising in the Bahamas, Pt 2

When I woke up in Marsh Harbour last Saturday, M informed me we had to “hurry” over to Man-O-War Cay to attend their annual flea market. I informed him right back that I was on vacation, and there would be … Continue reading

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Cruising in the Bahamas, Pt 1

I had the good fortune of traveling to the Bahamas this past weekend to visit my boyfriend M, who is cruising around down there with his dad on his dad’s boat. It was a whirlwind weekend, full of eating, drinking, … Continue reading

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Sala Thai Review

Welcome to the first installation of the Portland Tastes of Thai Project, in which 9 food bloggers and writers will eat at and review all 14 Thai restaurants in Portland! Stay tuned for a new review every 2 weeks and … Continue reading

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