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Coffee Brewing Methods, Part 3

Here’s a completely different coffee brewing method, the Toddy Coffee Maker. It’s a cold brew method that brews coffee overnight in your refrigerator. It makes enough to fill the glass decanter (shown above) with a coffee concentrate that you can keep in your refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. The Toddy works for iced coffee, […]

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Gluten Free Pasta

I have been asked what my favorite gluten-free pasta is. I don’t eat pasta very often, but when I do, it’s gotta be the good stuff…and that’s Tinkyada Rice Pasta. Tinkyada rice pasta is by far the best texture of any gluten-free pasta that I have ever tried. It’s just like eating regular pasta; people […]

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Infused Water Recipes, Part 1

I don’t know about you, but I really don’t care for the taste of water. It’s my ongoing battle; drinking the daily amount of water I need while trying to ignore the taste. This infusion pitcher from Crate & Barrel has become my new best friend in helping me drink enough water. I prepare the […]

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Coffee Brewing Methods, Part 2

Last week I reviewed the Aeropress coffee maker in Coffee Brewing Methods, Part 1. Now it’s on to Part 2! Another coffee brewing method I liked was the Chemex coffeemaker. This method also yielded a smooth cup of coffee; not quite as smooth as the Aeropress, but darn close. Chemex is not quite as fast […]

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Coffee Brewing Methods, Part 1

I love coffee. I love the taste of coffee; I’m one of those rare people who drink it black. I enjoy the ritual of making coffee; I look forward to it every morning. I especially enjoy having the time to kick back, relax, and slowly sip that perfect cup. A few months ago, my electric […]

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Thursdays are BEST at Great Harvest Bread Co. in Hillsboro

I look forward to when Thursday rolls around every week. Why? Because every Thursday at Great Harvest Bread Co in Hillsboro I can get a fresh baked loaf of gluten-free bread, chocolate chip cookies, and brownies. Or even a sandwich made on gluten-free bread. For that one day, the whole world seems to open up […]

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Review: Food Front Cooperative Grocery NW

Food Front Cooperative Grocery has two locations in Portland: NW and Hillsdale. The location I’m writing about is the Northwest location. It’s a small neighborhood market with many treasures tucked inside. Their focus is high quality foods and merchandise from local, organic, and sustainable producers. They’ve got a great selection of gluten-free products, in their own […]

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