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.
This week is Farmers Market Week, a celebration of farmers markets in Oregon and across the nation! There are over 130 farmers markets statewide in...
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Oregon Pastry Chef Kate Jentges of Higgins Restaurant in Portland, shares her version of an Oregon strawberry themed panna cotta just in time for...
You can substitute powdered gelatin for gelatin sheets: about 10g (1 and 1/8 tablespoons) of powdered gelatin bloomed in 50g (3 and 1/2...
Macerated Strawberries
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This decadent spread is easy to make, requiring only a few ingredients and a...
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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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As Oregon's state fruit, Pears play an essential role in our state's...
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Oregon boasts an ideal climate for growing some of the world’s highest...
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A new blog inspired by Oregonian James Beard's seasonal approach to shopping,...
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