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Portland Chef's Viet-Creole Gumbo Steeped In Family History

From a new cookbook of Portland restaurant recipes, Anh Luu's Vietnamese-Creole gumbo tells the story of her family's journey from Vietnam to New Orleans to Oregon.

Go Big With Portland's 'Tasty' Diner Favorites At Home

Portland's "Tasty" epicurean team has crammed a new cookbook with global diner favorites for any time of day. Fermenting super versatile kimchi is way easier than you think.

Dial Heat Up Or Down In 'Fiery Ferments' Carrot-Lime Salad

Spicy Carrot and Lime Salad is an ideal starter recipe from "Fiery Ferments." It's quick and easy, plus you can dial the pepper heat from mild to mouth-on-fire.

'PNW Veg' Recipe: Tofu That Actually Tastes Like Something

Crispy, well-seasoned tofu? A reinterpreted caprese salad is among 100 recipes in Kim O'Donnel's new "PNW Veg," celebrating our region's plant-based culinary bounty.

A Perfect Thyme For Bourbon Cocktails And Radish Snacks

Celebrate June's long days (and evenings) sipping Bourbon Thyme Cocktails from Parkdale farmer Andrea Bemis — a food blogger turned cookbook author.

Fresh Local Strawberries Sweeten 'Candy Is Magic'

In her debut book "Candy is Magic," Portland's Jami Curl reveals her secrets for transforming sugar and fresh local berries into delectable sweets at home.

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