Garden Varieties

Three local chefs share recipes straight from their gardens.

08/19/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Market Watch

A More Than Nice Salad

With green beans in their prime, it’s time to show them off in a Salade Nicoise, the classic salad of the French Cote d’Azur.

07/27/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Scape from Planet Garlic

There’s more to garlic than just the bulb.

07/21/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Power Pop! (Puddin' and Otherwise)

Frozen treats for young and old – including those with adventurous palates

07/13/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Kohlrabi is King

This beautiful green vegetable gets less attention than broccoli or kale, but it’s too versatile and delicious not to try.

07/07/2011 By Kristin Belz

Cook This Now

Life Isn't Just a Bowl of Cherries

Cherries and phyllo dough make perfect sense. Hurry up cherries, so I can make this goat cheese cherryskopita soon!

06/28/2011 By Teri Gelber



Chef Aaron Woo from Natural Selection has a bounty of ideas for summer squash.

06/24/2011 By Deena Prichep


Beer Meets Grill

Because fine food and craft beer constitute the latest culinary dream team, we asked three local brewers to share their favorite BBQ recipes—and explain which summer brew will best accompany their dish of choice.

06/24/2011 By John Chandler

Market Watch

Marvelous Morels

Don’t wait a minute longer to find these delicious, conical beauties. The morel season is fleeting and we've got the best of the bunch here in Oregon. ...

06/08/2011 By Teri Gelber

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Spring Crudite On Its Way

A sweet spring vegetable platter is all you need to make the season shine. Bright and healthy, don’t miss the spring crunch happening in the Pacific No...

05/25/2011 By Teri Gelber


Fruit and the Sea

Does your salmon need more whimsical elements? Bring on the gooseberries!

05/20/2011 By Deena Prichep

Market Watch

Not All Vinegar is Created Equal

Taste the sweet and sour difference in this versatile vinegar from Katz.

04/28/2011 By Teri Gelber

Five Questions For...

Timothy Bartling, Fanatic Fermenter

The local chef talks about lactobacilli wizardry and transforming raw food into edible digestible goodness in your home kitchen.

04/27/2011 By Teri Gelber

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Spring Greens Fever

Spring flowers you can eat now; These crucifer tops from the farmers market are fantastic tossed into salads or a quick saute.

04/26/2011 By Teri Gelber


Rhubarb Awakening

Northwest Portland’s Two Tarts Bakery owner Elizabeth Beekley helps us savor the first of the spring crop with a recipe for rhubarb rugelach.

04/22/2011 By Deena Prichep

In the Kitchen

Sugar is Sweet, Rhubarb is Sour, and its Prime is the Springtime Hour

Sweeten up rhubarb with these easy spring recipes—either raw in a salad or baked in the oven.

04/13/2011 By Teri Gelber

In the Kitchen

Springtime Nettles are Here and Soup's On

Stinging nettles are popping up everywhere, so get thee to the forest or farmers market to gather the goods and make this simple soup.

04/08/2011 By Teri Gelber

Party On

Spring Fling

Tired of spring showers? Color the gray with flowers, Sparkling Rosé Sangria, and Confectionery Club’s macarons.

03/29/2011 By Amara Holstein


Souped Up

Chef Greg Higgins, owner of Higgins Restaurant & Bar, shares his crowd-pleasing (and vegan friendly) recipe for Split pea soup.

01/19/2011 By Deena Prichep


Bar Star

Clyde Common's Jeffrey Morgenthaler has been voted Bartender of the year. He weighs in on Portland's drinking scene and tells us how to make a Agridulce Royale.