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EaT your greens

You can go to EaT: an Oyster Bar (N Williams at Failing Street, Portland) to hear me on Saturday nights. And of course for the oysters, absinthe, shrimp etouffee etc. But here’s another excellent reason to visit that fine restaurant: greens. I love many things on the menu, but I want to make special note […]

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The club that looks like my book

I headed down to Charleston, S.C., the first week of April, for a family reunion and a gig at Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ. This was my third appearance at Fiery Ron’s, and every time I play there it is a thing of wonder for me and owner Randy Abraham (and, hopefully, for the audience […]

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chicken soup!

I’m laid out with a bad cold. I even lost my voice during a gig two days ago. First time that ever happened to me. I kept trying to sing but certain notes just wouldn’t come out and the croaky voice didn’t sound like me. Scary. A friend says it’ll come back in a few […]

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Habanero vodka

There’s a hot new drink on the menu at Casa Naranja (4205 N Mississippi Ave, Portland): Spicy Bloody Marys made with vodka that is house-infused with my homegrown hot peppers! Usually habaneros (of two different varieties, so the drink might taste different depending on what’s gone into the bottle that week) but also sometimes some […]

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No-knead no-preheat sourdough bread 2007

No-knead no-preheat sourdough bread Originally published 4/8/2007 OK, I have to admit I’ve converted. A longtime sourdough home baker, I was skeptical of this no-knead craze. But I’ve been doing it for a few months now and the only drawback is that it makes only one loaf at a time (I used to make two […]

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