Thanksgiving is all about friends and family. It’s also about prodigious amounts of food (and drink), which invariably leads to…leftovers (and hangovers). Turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, veggies, and potatoes. Does this fill you with a sense of dread, wondering to yourself, “Whatever shall I do with this bounty?” Worry not. Hashcapades has you covered with […]
Portland has culinary stars. In fact, I would say culinary royalty – talent like Naomi Pomeroy, Gabriel Rucker, Andy Ricker and Vitaly Paley, to name but a few. And so it was on a brisk Sunday morning that I held the last hashcapade of 2012 at Chef Paley’s newest restaurant, Imperial. I knew we were […]
When I hear the word, rutabaga, I laugh at the preposterous sound of its name. Imagine Lady Gaga eating Rutabaga with Paul Begala and Barack Obama. See what I mean? Well, this under-appreciated root is just the beginning of my journey through Diane Morgan’s gorgeous new cookbook, Roots: The Definitive Compendium with more than 225 […]
Never mind rascally rabbits, look out for wild boars! This vicious critter greeted me in The Parish’s private dining area, which I hereby dub Wild Boar Room. The rest of my hashcapade posse arrived later, voraciously hungry and unpredictable, just like my boar buddy!
Hashcapades continued its media streak with a TV appearance on KATU AM Northwest. Hosted by Dave Anderson and Helen Raptis, this morning show staple in Portland was the perfect launching pad to sling some hash and promote my cookbook. With just over a week’s notice, I was a bit nervous, wondering which hash I would create […]