December 2011

The Trend Continues

December 31, 2011
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There is something about the day before a holiday that demands comfort foods. Around here, comfort foods not only bring a feeling of warmth and […]

A Christmas Toast

December 25, 2011
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No, not that kind… May all things that impart delight Be richly spread upon your board, And may you have an appetite Demanding all you […]

Silent Night? Not Likely…

December 24, 2011
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This year I decided that I didn’t want to spend all day Christmas cooking, so we had our big meal today, most of which was […]

What Better Gift?

December 23, 2011
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Pigdog Jr. recently completed his course of study and received a degree from one of the Portland area culinary academies. Combine that with Christmas, and […]

Pastrami Au Jus

December 22, 2011
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The last of the corned beef purchased on sale following St. Patrick’s Day came out of the freezer and was turned into pastrami today. Auntie […]

Like a Sturgeon

December 20, 2011
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Auntie is visiting and made her annual pilgrimage to Pacific Northwest Best Fish. I think she may be in a rut, as she brought home […]