Month: February 2010

Waking World Eugene

Part of why I moved to this part of the Pacific Northwest is the temperate winter. Rain? That's fine — in exchange for breathing without my lungs freezing, I'll gladly wrap myself in fleece and breathable rainwear. Besides, the rain makes things green, adding color to the drab days and reminding me that there is … Read More

Homebrewing Cider

2008 and 2009 Crisp Hard Apple Cider First Cider: 2008 In 2008, Jodie and I decided we wanted to try our hands at making cider. Before you get any images in your head of me taste-testing different apple varieties, pressing apples, etc., though, I must remind — I'm lazy. Really lazy. Lazy Brewer's Yummy Cider … Read More

Calling Eugene Food Bloggers

Calling all food bloggers in Eugene/Springfield/Lane County A reporter contacted me recently and is looking to interview 5 food bloggers who live in Lane County. If you're interested, please contact me by Saturday, Feb. 13, and I'll put you in touch. Contact Anthony St. Clair: anthony at antsaint dot com dm twitter: antsaint message me … Read More

Winter Bean Soup

One of my and Jodie's wedding gifts was Elin Kristina England's cookbook Eating Close to Home: A Guide to Local Seasonal Sustenance in the Pacific Northwest. With recipes organized by season, I've enjoyed trying winter recipes and brightening up gray days with tasty food. The Mix On page 50-51, the "Bean Soup Mix" and "Might … Read More

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