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Portland Buffalo Wing Off

Mmm… chicken wings. *Homer-like noises* My thoughts on wings: they must be crispy, saucy, hot and come with a good, creamy dressing (Ranch or Bleu cheese dressing are both fine with me). And that’s it really! Why is it so … Continue reading

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Amigo’s Margaritas

Amigo’s was the perfect spot to enjoy the beautiful weather we had on Sunday (the warmest it’s been since I moved here). M and I went down to have a margarita at the ‘Best Dive Bar,’ recently recognized as such … Continue reading

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Philly Cheesesteaks

Portland is a town of imports, or people ‘From Away,’ as you know… so I’m sure there’s a lot of mid-Atlantic-ers, like myself that have strong opinions about the best Philly Cheesesteak. I’m not going to try to wade into … 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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Some of my favorite things…

Some swear by Julia, some by Ina, others by Jamie Oliver. But personally, I’m a Irma and Marion girl. My friend (and the best boat cook ever) Jesika introduced me to the Joy of Cooking, and Michael gave it to … Continue reading

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