RECIPE

Brassy Cassoulet

A hearty peasant dish that's open to interpretation

05/19/2009 By Matthew Card

RECIPE

The Great Bavette Steak Hunt

Bavette steak may be the tastiest cut of beef you never heard of.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Honey Glazed Winter Squash with Sage

All those butternuts, acorns, and hubbards in the produce aisle are meant for more than just soup stock or pie filling.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

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Dessert for Dinner: Spinach and Leek Pudding

Fresh produce makes for fabulous savory puddings that should be served first, not last.

05/19/2009 By Lizzy Caston

RECIPE

Refrigerator Pickles Skip the Canner and Go Straight to the Crunch

Don't have the time or space for canning at home? Try refrigerator pickles.

05/19/2009 By Lizzy Caston

RECIPE

Peperonata Makes the Most of Perfect Peppers

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

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

SWEET THINGS

Choc Steady

If you can't beat the chocolate frenzy this month, join it by visiting five of our city's best sweet shops.

05/19/2009 By David Welch

SHOP WATCH

Hot Rocks

A self-proclaimed "semelier" on N Mississippi Ave takes everything with a grain of salt.

05/19/2009 By Seth Lorinczi

RECIPES

Soul Stew: Pozole Blanco

Suffering from midweek malaise? Chef Oswaldo Bibiano soothes us with his family’s Thursday night tradition.

05/19/2009 By Tracy Howard

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Dulce de Leche Two Ways

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

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

SAVOR

Spice World: Visiting Penzey's Only Pacific Northwest Retail Outlet—in Clackamas

One of the country's largest spice dealers proves that flavors from around the globe are as American as apple pie.

05/19/2009 By Lizzy Caston

RECIPE

Roasted Quince Compote

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

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

SAVOR

Local Pearls

The variety and abundance of Pacific Northwest oyster coves make our region a shucker’s paradise.

05/19/2009 By David Welch

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Cilantro-Mint Chutney is a Culinary Cure-all

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

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

RECIPE

Pass the Vinegar

A bold winery in the Willamette Valley has become the only producer of true Italian balsamic in the United States.

05/19/2009 By Lizzy Caston

RECIPE

¿Por Qué No?'s Salsa Verde, Revealed

No longer an exotic ingredient, tomatillos can brighten guacamole, salsa, and just about any other dish you can think of.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

SAVOR

Cake Walk

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

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

RECIPE

Summer Sweets

With names like Sugar Buns and Silver Queen, what’s not to like about this season’s most toothsome and tender corn?

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

RECIPE

Grill Seeker

Korean barbecue has it all: It’s salty, spicy, and, with just two minutes of cooking time, instantly gratifying with this Bulgogi dish.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

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Champagne of Fruits

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

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann