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Category archives for: Food

Few things in life inspire as much conversation as good, or bad, food. EDN is on a mission to eat, and report our way through the amazing array of restaurants, bistro’s, shops, diners, all things food that our local area offers. Good writers, honest reviews.

What’s In My Glass? Torii Mor Pinot Gris


Torii Mor is a winery with a history that goes back all the way to the early 1970s. They now produce some very high quality Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and even Brandy! In my glass today, I have the 2014 Pinot Gris. So crisp, fruit forward, and delicious – you are going to want to try this one for yourself. Cheers!

Growing up Italian: I “Pasta” like my Grandma


Today, I would have made Nonna Peppa proud. I made Spinach pasta dough with Quail eggs, shaped it two ways, and prepared a simple sauce to go with it. Can’t wait for leftovers!

Ricotta Citrus Pancakes and Orange Rosemary Marmalade


A breakfast so good, I could eat it all day long :)

Growing Up Italian: You are going to be in hot water….soon!


Ever since the Etruscan times, then the Romans, mixing flour and water has been very popular. To these days, an ancient Etruscan stove top bread called Torta al Testo is still part of the Umbrian diet.

Growing up Italian: Black is the new … Pasta


Why do I love squid ink so much? Whatever the reason, today I couldn’t wait to come home from work and relax making some homemade pasta for dinner; a sexy looking one too!

Pinot Gris Pairing with Rosa Mariotti!


The 2013 Willamette Valley Pinot Gris by Territorial Vineyards is a phenomenal example of what Oregon Pinot Gris can be. Pair this wine with a delicious recipe from Rosa Mariotti! Cheers!

Growing up Italian: More than a pie, It’s a Spaghetti Pie!


Wine and Food compliment each other, enhance each other. Sometimes they are opposite in taste (spicy / sweet) and that is ok, too. Like marriages or friendships, is often a fine balance that makes them work. I recently started attending a wine pairing class, and met Sarah Tunnell. Yes! The Frugal Wine Gal from EDN […]

Oregon Adventuring: Brandborg


Brandborg produces high quality wines in the new Elkton AVA, Check them out for an amazing selection of wines from crisp whites to big red varietals. Cheers!

Growing Up Italian: The Travel Bug


Italians abroad are everywhere, seems like. Loud, stylish, insubordinate, rule-breakers-tourists.
Then, there are the travelers. Respectful, conscientious,curious and educated. I like to think I always belonged to the second category…

Growing up Italian: The real Italian job


There is a lagoon famous all over the world that attracts millions of tourists every year. There is a city built on sand that inspired movies, books and intriguing love affairs. There is a port that made history worldwide. There are buildings that endured centuries, wars and domination. There is a unique culinary experience that accompanies it all.

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