Category Archives: Rosemont

Weekly Portland Food Events of Interest

This week, I thought I’d share with you some events of interest – not of course, as an attempt to replicate the comprehensive¬†Events Calendar on Portland Food Map. But every little bit of publicity helps for these businesses putting on … Continue reading

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Rosemont Allagash Beer Dinner

I attended the first ever Allagash Rosemont beer dinner last night and had a great time. I was a little apprehensive at first, not knowing what to expect. But I shouldn’t have been, knowing the Rosemont and Allagash guys know … Continue reading

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Rosemont Tandem Coffee Pairings

Roussillion wine and tapenade spread Rosemont Market has quietly started having wine events down at Tandem Coffee at night, and I recently attended their Roussillon-themed event. After interviewing the very lovely Kathleen Pratt for my book, she invited me to … Continue reading

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Portland’s Turkey Options

It’s once again time to talk turkey! Options abound for frozen and fresh turkeys in the greater Portland area. I want to help you make the right decision in purchasing a bird for your holiday meal – whether you’d rather … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Beef Jerky

While I was teaching a canning class recently, I was discussing the upcoming drying class with some class participants who were also coming to the drying workshop. One said, are you going to talk about making jerky? I said, …yes… why … Continue reading

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Local Turkey Guide 2012

Thanksgiving seems to have come awfully quick this year – I just read the casual phrase, “for the holiday dinner next week.” Wait, what? NEXT WEEK?? Since I’m hosting dinner for friends this year, I’d better get my menu plan … Continue reading

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Veggie Cream Cheese

I vascillate between being too lazy to make my own breakfast (aka really wanting a bagel, aka hungover) and being too cheap to pay for a meal that takes 5 minutes to consume.  Yesterday, I was in the too-broke-to-justify-a-bagel camp … Continue reading

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