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Love in each Bite: A Weekend in Portland Oregon

A visual tour through our food-filled, action-packed 2 day weekend in the eclectic and energetic town of Portland, Oregon

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Eggs as Dinner-Fare: Shakshuka Recipe + Other Eggsellent Ideas

Eggs are back at OMG! Yummy with a Shakshuka recipe — a popular middle eastern dish eaten for breakfast or brunch that also translates perfectly for any meal of the day.

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Battle of the Blintz Returns – Russian Grandma’s Recipe Prevails!

Last year, my brave and kitchen-savvy teenage son challenged his uber-talented Aunt Sharon to a blintz-off for our annual break-the-fast meal on Yom Kippur. It ended in a tie with Sharon’s crepes taking the lead but my son’s filling getting top nod. In case you aren’t blintz-aware, a blintz is a cheese-filled pancake usually pan-fried […]

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Spinach and Bacon Quiche: French Fridays with Dorie on Friday!

Well, I did it. I made the French Fridays with Dorie recipe before Friday and posted about it on Friday. This really is Friday the 13th – strange things are happening. But here’s something even more amazing: I made a tart dough from scratch and it worked. If you’ve been reading my blog for a […]

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Sangrita – What Makes Tequila Completo!

Since last August when we returned from our decadent and surreal vacation at The Grand Velas Resort in Playa del Carmen Yucatan Peninsula Mexico, I’ve been plotting to write a post about sangrita. Cinco de Mayo seemed like the perfect excuse. Yes, I meant to type SangriTa. A discovery we made in the pool bar […]

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Quirky Quinoa – French Fridays with Dorie

It’s 7AM on Saturday and it’s the first time my head has been clear enough from other life clutter to think about cooking. Seriously – last night we had cereal, fruit, and milk for dinner. So once again, I attempt my French Fridays with Dorie recipe on Saturday. This week’s recipe is Quinoa (pronounced KEENwah), […]

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Bubbe’s Bubula – Recreating my Grandma’s Puffy Matzo Meal Pancake

Bubbe’s back just in time for National Pancake Day. Some things are just meant to be. About a month ago a few other bloggers – Chow and Chatter, Globetrotter Diaries and Yumivore, – and I agreed in a Twitter conversation it would be great fun to all post a pancake recipe on March 1st in […]

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The Battle of the Blintz – Celebrating the Jewish New Year with Food

We just finished celebrating the Jewish New Year, 5771. The High Holidays, as they are called, start with Rosh Hashanah, which means literally “head of the year” and is followed ten days later by a somber holiday called Yom Kippur or Day of Atonement, which is an opportunity to clear the slate of wrong-doings from […]

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