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MEDICINE

Why Did an Ordinary Portland Teenager Suddenly Lose her Ability to Walk and Talk?

Without warning, 16-year-old Kylie O’Keefe found the slightest sound excruciating. Was it all in her head?

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 07/13/2015
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FEATURE

Is South Waterfront Portland's Next Great Neighborhood?

Powered by an ambitious new vision, the glossy, glassy, high-rise experiment down by the river is finally turning into a real neighborhood. The question is, what kind?

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 04/27/2015
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RECIPE

Not-Your-Aunt's Thanksgiving Stuffing

Everybody believes their mother's stuffing is the only stuffing, but can't we all just get along?

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 11/12/2014
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INTERVIEW

Why North Korea is Cooler than France

Michael Totten, Portland-based writer for World Affairs, on war zones, Syria, and how Pyongyang beats Paris

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 04/02/2014
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PROFILE

Death Becomes Her

The "Green Reaper" of Boring, Oregon finds a calling—and a fresh start for an industry in flux—with wicker caskets, backyard burials, and free baby hugs.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 02/03/2014
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Feature

Golden Girls

Dee's Golden Door salon helps to revive a bygone era of community as a cast of regulars return week after week, month after month, year after year, and decade after decade.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 11/09/2009
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Article

Scammed

The story of the biggest Ponzi scheme in Oregon history.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

Project Me

The totally unregulated business of life coaching wants you to leave your past behind and barrel into the future as an ever-perfectible you.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

Generation B

Portland NAACP president Charlene McGee talks about Barack, BlackBerries and how perceptions color the world.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

Radio Free Oregon

OPB host Emily Harris discusses the new-media universe and the difference between crossing the Tigris and the Willamette.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

Last Supper

When a young, twentysomething couple managed to spin Portland its own cultural and gastronomic empire out of thin air, the national press dubbed them "t...

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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RECIPE

Dulce de Leche Two Ways

Sweet, creamy, and easy to make, dulce de leche deserves a spot in your dessert pantheon.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

Smear Campaign

Chicken Liver Mousse: Just about every restaurant in town serves chicken liver pâté, but not all versions are created equal. One chef divulges his secret re...

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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RECIPE

Peperonata Makes the Most of Perfect Peppers

The gypsy pepper is thin-skinned, sweet and incredibly versatile.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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RECIPE

Roasted Quince Compote

The tropical flavors and heady scent of the bright yellow, hard-skinned quince lend it delicious staying power.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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SAVOR

Cake Walk

Chocolate-Buttermilk Layer Cake: The recipe for this decadent chocolate-buttermilk wonder has traipsed all over Portland

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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RECIPE

Champagne of Fruits

Champagne Mangoes with Sticky Rice: Grocery-store mangoes can be stringy and flavorless, but not this bright orange, toothsome jewel.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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RECIPE

The Licorice Myth

Bright and refreshing, Florence fennel is the subtle cousin to its stronger, anise-flavored brethren.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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RECIPE

Fishing Whole

House-Cured Anchovies: Fresh, whole anchovies bear little resemblance to the salty, pungent ones we're used to buying in tin cans.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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RECIPE

Cilantro-Mint Chutney is a Culinary Cure-all

Fresh seasonal chutneys offer a delicious antidote to inevitable post-holiday burnout.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009
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