Posts From the monthly archives: "July 2017"

Chili isn’t usually thought of as a summer dish, but who says we can’t eat hot food in the summer? Especially if you’ve been inspired by tasting some of the chilis entered in the Main Street Chili Cook-Off on Saturday in downtown Cottage Grove. You can make it in the morning…(Read More)

Dishing Up the Dirt By Andrea Bemis (Harper Wave, $29.99, hard cover) Andrea Bemis and her husband, Taylor, started their organic farm in Parkdale with some organic blueberries his family had sent from their Massachusetts farm. It made them seriously consider moving to the country and becoming self-sufficient After spending a few years…(Read More)

It all started with the mention by a friend about not liking eggplant, but her husband did. My husband doesn’t. Eggplant is one of those love-or-hate foods. Like liver. Or raw oysters. Or okra. (I’m firmly in the love camp on all four.) As with okra, part of the aversion to…(Read More)

Chill out with chili

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Chili isn’t usually thought of as a summer dish, but who says we can’t eat hot food in the summer? Especially if you’ve been inspired by tasting some of the chilis entered in…

Oregon farmer dishes up bounty

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Dishing Up the Dirt By Andrea Bemis (Harper Wave, $29.99, hard cover) Andrea Bemis and her husband, Taylor, started their organic farm in Parkdale with some organic blueberries his family had sent from their Massachusetts…

Eggplant is at home in Ratatouille

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It all started with the mention by a friend about not liking eggplant, but her husband did. My husband doesn’t. Eggplant is one of those love-or-hate foods. Like liver. Or raw oysters. Or…