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.
The Pacific Northwest is a wonderful place to be during the fall!
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Oregon Harvest for Schools connects local farmers, fishers, ranchers and processors to Child Nutrition Programs, transforming school meals and...
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Celebrate the new year with warm Oregon grown apple desserts. Try a new apple...
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This year create an All-Oregon charcuterie platter for holiday entertaining...
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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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