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Portland: Veggie Volt by Off the Griddle

4 Jul

Seduced by photos on Yelp. Sorry, at $5, this was overrated. I think a better deal can be found at Wiggly Chips at the PNE.

Voodoo Doughnut, Portland

11 Jan

Donuts you’ll always remember, by Voodoo Doughnuts.

US Turkey Jerky

27 Aug

The US simply has more selection of more things, including Turkey Jerky.

Jack Link from Walmart is $4.99 while Oh Boy from Costco is $10.99 for 2 bags.

Boomer’s Drive In

24 Aug

Our first “drive-in” experience came with waffle fries from http://www.boomersdrivein.com

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Memphis Blues Dry Rub

6 Jun

Well, the BBQ weather is here and time to fire up the grill!! I found this in Memphis Blues cookbook by George Siu and Park Heffelfinger. Lots of fantastic recipes in this book. You must pick one up for summertime cooking!

bbq-ribs ribs

From the cookbook:

A dry rub is a mix of herbs and spices rubbed on a cut of meat before it’s barbecued. Some people rub the night before and refrigerate, while others rub just before they put the meat in the pit. The choice is yours.

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