Slide Show: Inside Lauretta Jean's Second Pie Shop

Photos and first bites from opening day at Kate McMillen’s sweet-as-pie bakery and cafe, now open on Southeast Division.


Market Watch

Sweet-talkin' Summer Desserts

From buckles to betties, cobblers to crisps, the vocabulary of summer fruit desserts is as entertaining as the dishes are delicious.

07/07/2012 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Angel Food Cake the Easy Way

Sometimes homespun and D-lish don’t have to mean totally DIY. Angel food is one of those times.

06/05/2012 By Kristin Belz


Don't Pass on the Macaroons

Enjoy and indulge in another seasonal celebration – and easy desserts.

04/03/2012 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Easter Feasts and Peeps

What treats will the bunny bring this spring?

03/27/2012 By Kristin Belz


Carrot Cake to Celebrate College Hoops

Transforming March muddiness into March Madness and an excuse for a party.

03/19/2012 By Kristin Belz


How to Make Alma's Chocolate Bread Pudding

Chocolatier extraordinaire Sarah Hart shares her recipe for a no-hassle dessert.

01/20/2012 By Benjamin Tepler


Video: In the Kitchen with Sarah Hart

Watch as the brains behind Alma Chocolates, Sarah Hart, walks us through her Valentine’s Day recipe for no-fuss chocolate bread pudding.

01/20/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

Market Watch

Don't Panic – Get Panettone

The celebratory Italian fruitcake is a far cry from the laughed at Anglo-American versions.

12/18/2011 By Kristin Belz

In the Kitchen

Best Ever Cookies

It’s just not the holidays without the tried and true traditional cookie classics.

12/11/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Home-baked But Not Home-made

Don’t call it cheating: Grand Central and Florio bakeries will get a pie or pastry ready for you to bake in your home oven.

11/18/2011 By Kristin Belz


Perfect Pies To Go

Portland's finest holiday desserts, without the performance anxiety


Market Watch

Healthy Chocolate for All Diets

Missionary Chocolates will save the souls even of those with gluten- and dairy-free diets.

09/01/2011 By Kristin Belz


S'more Pleeeeeez!

Fire plus three easy ingredients will always bring family and friends together. Just don’t mess with the classic ingredients.

08/09/2011 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


10 Essential Summer Treats

Our guide to Portland's quintessential dishes of summer.

06/29/2011 By Allison Jones

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


A Sweet Cart Kick-Off

The creative ice cream scoopers at Salt & Straw debuted their new cart on NE Alberta – and we’ve got the photos.

05/27/2011 By Allison Jones


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

Market Watch

An Easter Basket to Envy

Not your ordinary bunny delivery, this basket is filled with single origin chocolates and fancy caramels from one of Portland’s premier chocolate count...

04/19/2011 By Teri Gelber