Bread, Baked Brie & Blackberries

Preheat your oven to 350ºF Get out that brie you’ve been dying to bake (Eugene note: we get ours from either Market of Choice at 29th & Willamette, or the Trader Joe’s in Oakway Center) Put brie in a baking dish, pie tin, whatever Smother it in blackberries (fresh if in season, but frozen is … Read more

More on the 4th Annual Eugene Irish Cultural Festival

Saturday, March 3, 2007, Eugene Irish Cultural Festival

Release about this awesome Eugene event of all things Irish culture:
Come experience locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally acclaimed Irish traditional musicians, scholars, and dancers at the 4th annual Eugene Irish Cultural Festival on Saturday,March 3rd, 200. These remarkable participants will perform, teach workshops and share their enthusiasm and skills in Irish music and other aspects of Irish culture. This may be one of our best Eugene Irish Cultural Festivals!

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One man’s Broadway: Think small

What to do with downtown Eugene, and especially with the Broadway stretch, has perplexed this town for decades. The director of the Tango Center, at Broadway and Charnelton, has a novel idea that just might work: Link: One man’s Broadway: Think small – The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, USA. Greg Bryant is no developer, but he’s … Read more

Eugene Irish Festival – Sat., Mar. 3

Irish music! Irish culture! Irish beer — wait, no that last part may just be wishful thinking. From kids activities to concerts, head out to Sheldon High School from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, for the Eugene Irish Festival. That evening there will also be concerts, held at the UO’s Beall Concert Hall. … Read more

Google to sell online software, taking on IBM and Microsoft

Fascinating. I’m sure pundits galore are noting how this is one more chime to the end of the desktop application as we know it, and the beginning of the dominance of web-based apps? Link: Google to sell online software, taking on IBM and Microsoft – The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, USA. Google Inc. will begin selling … Read more

your site sucks.

Fresh from the Antsaint inbox: I feel strangely proud of this. As Jodie pointed out when she read it, "Your blog must be doing well if someone hates you." Now, I’ll get to the sagacious comments of Jared in a moment. But I will say, that I know my blog isn’t, well, all that great. … Read more

Wood Pellet Shortage Eases

Have a pellet stove? Then you’re ready for a bit of good news. According to Lane Forest Products, a major pellet supplier for the Eugene/Springfield area, the wood pellet shortage is easing. It’s been a rough winter for us pellet stove owners — but it looks like things are looking up. Lane also has provided … Read more

Colcannon – Potato & Cabbage goodness

It’s the night before our next Good Food Easy delivery, and here’s me and Jodie with a small head of cabbage, a rutabega and some blue potatoes. Time to bust out Taylor’s Colcannon recipe, along with some butter, milk, garlic and Italian seasonings: Link: Colcannon – Stinging Nettles.


I’m going to spare you the cliches about government and the IRS being scary and all that. Yes, the taxman cometh, yap, yap, yap. So get ready — and be relieved about one thing. For all the nastiness, real or exaggerated, associated with the IRS, they have a simple, clear, easy-to-use website. Whether your return … Read more