Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2012"

y neighbors over the back fence have always been very generous with their prolific rhubarb plants. While I am on record as voting for strawberry rhubarb pie as the prettiest possible pie (I’ll put it in my top five taste-wise, too), I occasionally use rhubarb in other ways. Cooked down with honey or…(Read More)

an Bagnat (pahn bah nyah, saying the ‘n’ in pan through your nose) is a make-ahead sandwich from the south of France that’s a whole meal, perfect for picnics. The filling is tuna, tomatoes, olives, some greens and a garlicky olive oil. And anchovies. Don’t let the anchovies scare you away. If…(Read More)

Eliot hauls in a pass from Oregon’s David Kafovalu. Eliot loves sports and particularly Oregon football. He joined hundreds of kids from the community and a bunch of Duck football players on Saturday, May 12, at the Moshofsky Center in Eugene. The Ducks’ Hroniss Grasu watches Eliot break through the defensive barriers…(Read More)

t isn’t every sporting event that has its own designated drink and dress code, but when it comes to the Kentucky Derby, it’s the mint julep and a hat that makes a statement. The drink is easy: muddle some fresh mint and sugar in the bottom of a silver julep cup…(Read More)

In coffeecake, rhubarb sparkles

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y neighbors over the back fence have always been very generous with their prolific rhubarb plants. While I am on record as voting for strawberry rhubarb pie as the prettiest possible pie (I’ll put it…

It’s julep time

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t isn’t every sporting event that has its own designated drink and dress code, but when it comes to the Kentucky Derby, it’s the mint julep and a hat that makes a…