Category Archives: Food and Drink

What’s On Your BBQ?

I love the taste of barbecue. Fortunately, there are some very flavorful artisan sauces out on the market right now . . . and many of them are made right here in the Pacific NW. Three of my favorites are Big Tony Brown’s BBQ Sauce, Sweet Fire BBQ Sauce, and Bette Jo’s Sweet Creole-style BBQ Sauce. Continue reading

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Sweet Taste of Summer

Run–do not walk–to the nearest fruit stand or farmers market. It’s cherry picking time in the Pacific NW. The harvest is in full swing and this year’s crop is as sweet as ever, but they won’t last long. Continue reading

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Voodoo Magic in Eugene

We were strolling through downtown Eugene, OR, recently when we passed three young men huddled around an iconic pink box full of baked goodies. Voodoo Doughnut strikes again! Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea at the Grant House

Treat yourself to afternoon tea at the Grant House Restaurant in Vancouver, WA. The perfect setting for sweets, savories, scones, and fresh fruit on a cold, rainy afternoon. Continue reading

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Voodoo Doughnuts

Voodoo Doughnut is a Portland icon. Since opening its doors in 2003, this quirky, irreverent little doughnut shop has developed quite a reputation. Continue reading

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