Food and Cooking

Food article: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Beer… Giving Beer and Chocolate for the Holidays

Why does Valentine’s Day get all the chocolate fun? This holiday season, pair beer and chocolate for events and gifts! Out now in the December issue of the Oregon Beer Growler, and thanks to Bonnie from Euphoria Chocolate Company for the tasty insights! Full story: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Beer… Giving Beer … Read More

Food article: Get to Know These Regional Barbecue Sauce Styles

Get to Know These Regional Barbecue Sauce Styles Infographic by ZeroCater As a native Virginia, I’ve been acquainted with various North/South Carolina barbecue styles. So it was exciting to work on a piece about different BBQ styles from around the country. I’m ready to tuck in to some vinegar ‘Q now… what’s your favorite? Full … Read More

Food article: Great Whole Food Snacks to Stock in Your Office

I’m a fan of snacks, and I bet you are too. However, “snack” doesn’t have to equal junk food. I got some great ideas for snacks to have at ole St. Clair HQ, and I hope this article rings your snack time bell too. Full story: Great Whole Food Snacks to Stock in Your Office

Food article: Far From Eggs & Bacon: Meet the Japanese-Style Breakfast

In the US, it’s so easy to think of breakfast as cereal and sweet, or protein-heavy and greasy. But the Japanese really know how to do an amazing breakfast. Combined with my own past travels to Japan, I learned so much writing this article about the many options comprising a Japanese breakfast. Full story: Far … Read More

Honey, soup & soda: 3 new food articles

Part of what I love about living in Eugene, Oregon, is the number of dedicated folks who make amazing and tasty things. For the late-summer edition of Tastings, from local newspaper The Register-Guard, I got to visit a local honey producer, delve into the world of craft sodas that craft breweries make, and cool off … Read More

Book Pick: Every Grain of Rice

After hearing Fuchsia Dunlop during interviews on some of my fave food podcasts, I had to check out her book. In the US, it can be easy to think of Chinese food as heavy or complex, not really the stuff of everyday home cooking. And that’s what I like about Fuchsia’s approach here: She reminds … Read More

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