At a winter or early spring farmers market, would you pay $7 (or more) for a dozen eggs, when grocery stores are offering Easter specials of $3 (or less) per dozen?
As general manager of The Allison Inn and Spa in Oregon’s Willamette Valley wine country, Pierre Zreik
It started as a group of Willamette Valley family winemakers inviting other producers of Pinot Noir to share their bounty once a year. Today, IPNC, as it is known, has become one of the world’s most acclaimed and admired wine events
No one has had a stronger impact on the development of the Oregon wine community than David Adelsehim.
Six years ago, veteran culinary instructors Brian Wilke and Eric Stromquist created a different kind of cooking school.
Making tamales, which can be a daunting, multiple-day cooking process, is made easier with the assistance of a few kitchen helpers. As a bonus, the camaraderie makes for a pleasant afternoon of Spanish conversation in the kitchen.
No longer just an underground treasure, native Northwest truffles—especially in Oregon—are emerging as a gourmet alternative to more expensive Italian fungi.
The home of Oregon wine sees new growth and attention… Modern Oregon wine began here. In 1961, on a gently sloping plateau northwest of Roseburg,
….wearing helmets and toting bottles of water, we steered our bikes down Bend’s brick-paved road in search of Beervana.
Spend any time in southern Oregon and you can’t escape references to the “State of Jefferson”—even on winery websites. In 1941 there was an abortive, but very real, secession movement (inspired by the lack of good roads in the rural area) that aimed to create what then would have been the 49th state—to be named “Jefferson”—from the counties forming southern Oregon from Douglas County, to northern California’s Mendocino County. A Proclamation of Independence was drafted, Yreka was designated the capital, a governor was elected, and the main road was blockaded. But timing was bad. The nascent rebellion came to an immediate stop on December 7, 1941, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor—participants swore allegiance to…