dessert

Cook These Six Recipes With Fresh Pumpkin

Most of us consider the humble pumpkin a fruit of limited use. It serves to let us know fall has arrived, piling up in mounds near the doors of the… See More

The Expert Guide to Beer and Food Pairing

Beer marketing expert, Ginger Johnson, drops by to share her top tips on why beer and chocolate are perfect partners, and more. Oregon beers are high on her list.

Out of the Woods: Black Truffle Almond Semifreddo

Known for it’s affinity to egg-y and cream-y dishes, Semifreddo, Italian for “half cold”, is the iconic frozen custard/meringue dessert, constructed much like ice cream cake (you remember those, right?)…. See More

Time to U-Pick and Cook

It’s summertime in the Pacific Northwest! So put some ice in that coffee, break out the sturdy shoes, and head out on an adventure to a local farm to pick… See More

Anyday Chocolate Decadence

Everyone needs a foolproof chocolate cake to turn to for birthdays, impromptu dinner parties, and of course, the just-because-day. Chocolate Decadence, adapted from The Joy of Cooking, is just that… See More

Peach Pecan Galette

  Makes two small galettes, so you’ll have plenty to share. Or you could halve the recipe…but why would you want to do that? Pecan Frangipane Adapted from Smitten Kitchen… See More

Pie, the French Galette Way

Pie, the French Galette Way

Peaches and pecans. The combination conjures up images of a relaxed summer evening somewhere in the American South, chatting with friends and relatives while sipping lemonade or sweet tea. Porch… See More

Save Room for Random Order Pie

When you’re hankering for an excellent cup of coffee and a cure for your sweet tooth in Portland, head over to NE Alberta Street where you’ll find Random Order Coffeehouse and… See More

(Over the) Moon Pies!

Aside from a wee bit of effort in assembling the ingredients, Michelle Norris, the Brown Eyed Baker, claims that these yummy moon pies are easy to make and worth each… See More

Local Portland Sweet Shops

If you want to make your love interest swoon then look beyond the stale box of cellophane-wrapped grocery store chocolates and go Local. These Portland-area sweet shops are the perfect… See More