Where I Cook: Stylist Anne ParkerKitchen
Who cooks and eats here: Anne Parker, a food and prop stylist Where: Portland, Oregon Rent or Own? Rent Anne Parker’s Portland kitchen is a small, imperfect rental, but that has not stopped her from making it one of the coziest, treasure-packed culinary outposts I’ve ever had the pleasure of spending time in. Anne has tenderly gathered up a world within this kitchen that is creative, efficient, economic, and very, very pretty.
Aug 3, 2019
Melody’s Beautifully-Designed Pacific Northwest KitchenKitchen
Melody is an architect and an avid home cook, so when she and her husband set out to build a new home in the hills of Portland, Oregon, they put a lot of energy into the cooking and dining spaces. The resulting kitchen is open, airy and perfect for hanging out with guests who can relax at the counter or the stunning reclaimed wood table at the adjoining dining room.
Jun 5, 2019
Kitchn’s Bite-Sized Guide to Portland, MainePeople
And summer is the dreamiest time to go. Bring your appetite!
Jun 3, 2019
A Visit with Suzanne Fuoco of Pink Slip JamsPeople
Who: Suzanne FuocoWhat: Pink Slip JamWhere: Portland, Oregon Suzanne Fuoco’s background in fine art and cooking come together beautifully in her 3-year–old company, Pink Slip Jam. Her products taste like something from a fairy tale, as flowers, local produce, spirits, essential oils and spices collide into the most innovative jam flavors. Once you’ve gone Pink Slip Jam, your toast will never be the same.
May 30, 2019
Scott’s DIY Kitchen Renovation on a BudgetKitchen
Scott renovated his kitchen entirely on his own, figuring it out as he went along. You’d never guess it from spending time in this delightfully bright space, a classic with a modern twist. He’s certainly made the most of this funky layout with the use of strategically placed pantries and a keen sense of organization. Scott is also one of the most inventive cake makers I’ve ever met.
May 24, 2019
What I Love: Anne’s Thrifted and Collected-Abroad Cookware TreasuresTools
Earlier this week we peeked into stylist Anne Parker’s lovingly cared for kitchen in Portland, Oregon, and yesterday we learned a few things about her cooking style. We couldn’t close off this tour, though, without highlighting Anne’s collection of pottery, cutting boards, bowls, teapots, and other beautiful curios she’s gathered from nearby thrift shops, estate sales, and Paris flea markets.
May 24, 2019
Maine Oyster Farmers Share the Best Way to Shuck & Eat BivalvesSkills
Maine’s cold, clean water makes it ideal for seafood of all kind: lobster, to be sure, but also oysters, those sweet and briny bivalves that we often associate with cooler climes. But, in Maine, you can (and should!) eat oysters all year round. We caught up with oyster farmers Valy Steverlynck and Eric Horne to find out the best way to shuck your oysters — and how to eat them (besides slurped straight from the shell).
May 24, 2019
Oxbow Beer Brewer Tim Adams Shares His Favorite Summer BeerPeople
When it comes to summer drinking, the key is to find a beverage that’s cold, refreshing, and not too alcoholic. Wine spritzers are always a favorite, but this year we’re stockpiling farmhouse beers. What’s farmhouse beer, you might ask? We’re so glad you did. Farmhouse beers originally hail from France and Belgium, where they were made with leftover crops and natural yeast in the winter and then enjoyed by farm workers in the summer.
May 24, 2019
This Tiny City Has Big Flavor: Here’s What to Do, Eat & Drink in Portland, MainePeople
Compared to other local cities like Boston and New York, Portland, Maine seems more like a close-knit town. But don’t let its small size fool you — there’s a seemingly endless list of things to do, see, and, most importantly, eat in this smart, sophisticated New England city. Beyond the charming lighthouses and overstuffed lobster rolls, this mini metropolis pulses with life and community.
May 24, 2019
Green & Good-Looking: A French Press Made From a Mason JarTools
If you’re already shaking up cocktails or sipping your morning smoothieBucket, the team behind the Portland Press, is on a mission “to create smart, sustainable products that are designed and manufactured responsibly,” as they explain in the video below.
May 24, 2019
Le Pigeon by Gabriel Rucker, Meredith Erickson, and Lauren and Andrew FortgangPeople
Restaurant cookbooks are a tricky thing. On one hand, a lot of food cooked in restaurants is simply more than a home cook can to tackle: more ingredients, more technique, more time, more expense. And that’s one of the reasons we go to restaurants, right? So that they will cook all this amazing stuff for us so we don’t have to.
May 24, 2019
Jeffrey Morgenthaler Has Some Rules About Making Cocktail VideosPeople
Just like there’s no crying in baseball, there’s no smiling in cocktail video making. At least not according to Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Clyde Common in Portland, Oregon. We’ve long been fans of Morgenthaler and his site full of useful information for bartenders new and old. And this tongue-in-cheek video is no exception. In addition to no smiling, a few of our other favorite rules are: All drinks must be shaken. That’s what the people want to see!
May 24, 2019
I Love Food, Wine & Portland, Maine (I’m Even Getting Married There)People
Conversations with friends, family, colleagues, and strangers have followed a pretty tight script for the past two years that my fiancé, Joe, and I have been engaged. It usually starts with: “You’re engaged! Congrats! When is the wedding?” Once that’s out of the way, it’s: “Where are you planning to have it?” When we say Portland, Maine, like clockwork, we get: “Oh … why Maine?
Jul 1, 2017
How I Cook: Anne’s Vinaigrette Technique & Why She Loves Her Mortar and PestleTools
Yesterday we explored Anne’s gorgeous rental kitchen, with its packed pantry and pretty details. Today we’re getting a personal look at Anne’s cooking style, including a few of her favorite tools and her special way of making a homemade vinaigrette. Anne is an avid home cook and entertainer. She’ll throw dinner parties for friends at a moment’s glance and is often hired as a food or prop stylist for events in and around Oregon, California and New York.
Feb 26, 2014
Lola’s Homemade Orange KitchenKitchen
Lola Milholland is an avid home cook with an amazing range of culinary abilities from making her own whole wheat English muffins to spice blends such as za’atar, tortillas from scratch, organic yogurt and growing her own mushrooms — she cooks with tenacity and confidence! Lola is also the assistant editor for Edible Portland, a soulful publication in which Lola collaborates with local farmers, recipe developers, chefs and photographers.
Feb 19, 2013
A Visit to Oregon Olive Mill: Heritage Olive Oil From Dayton, OregonPeople
Who: Paul Durant of Oregon Olive Mill What: Olive Oil Where: Dayton, Oregon in 2005, Paul and his family started to grow olives on their land in Dayton, Oregon, a feat many told them was impossible. After years of challenges (and laughter!) they’ve successfully harvested heritage varieties of olives and pressed them into olive oil. Take a tour with me of this unique olive oil maker!
Sep 20, 2012
Shauna’s French–Inspired RenovationKitchen
Shauna and her family are inspired by daily rituals such as great coffee and a classic cocktail, so when they were forced to renovate their kitchen after an unfortunate flooding, they made sure to create places for the accoutrements required for these pleasures. This nook was just one of my favorite features in this French‐inspired beautiful kitchen. Shauna works as a coffee consultant in Portland, Oregon — primarily in the sustainability side of things.
Feb 28, 2012
Cookbook Author Diane Morgan’s Timeless KitchenKitchen
Today we get to tour the kitchen of a culinary professional! Prolific cookbook author Diane Morgan renovated her kitchen fifteen years ago, but she designed it to feel both solid and timeless, so as you will see it still looks fresh and modern.This kitchen has been the site of development for over seventeen cookbooks. Come peek into the incredibly organized cabinets and drawers of a professional food writer! Diane Morgan’s kitchen is beautiful, functional and highly organized.
Dec 6, 2011