Quick bites about the best that Oregon has to offer

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes is a blog about Oregon's fresh farm foods and those who produce and enjoy them. It is inspired by Oregon Chef and first ever TV cooking show host James Beard's teachings about the importance of cooking seasonally and simply, and sourcing fresh local foods and products from small local businesses, farms, fisheries, dairies, ranches and farmers markets.
A new blog inspired by Oregonian James Beard's seasonal approach to shopping, cooking and eating local in Oregon.
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Oregon boasts an ideal climate for growing some of the world’s highest quality hazelnuts and brings the farm fresh flavor of its power packed
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As Oregon's state fruit, Pears play an essential role in our state's agriculture
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photo credit: @Higgins
Local chef Greg Higgins of Higgins Restaurant & Bar in Portland shares this
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Make something different this year, James Beard's Walnut Roll! An inspired
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This decadent spread is easy to make, requiring only a few ingredients and a few
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This year create an All-Oregon charcuterie platter for holiday entertaining
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Celebrate the new year with warm Oregon grown apple desserts. Try a new apple
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Photo by Caleb Jones on Unsplash
North Oregon Coast food producers are serving up not just delicious local foods,
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With spring comes a welcome surge in the appearance of delicious and unique
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Oregon strawberries photo by Unsplash
In his twenty-plus cookbooks, James Beard never published his mother's
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