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Truffle Dogs Sniff Out Culinary Gold In Oregon Forests

With the help of dogs, the Oregon Truffle Festival is elevating the international reputation of Oregon truffles.

Oregon's 'Napa Valley' Of Cranberry Farming

Thanks to a longer growing season that produces sweet berries, Oregon's south coast has earned a reputation among some producers as the "Napa Valley" of cranberry farming.

Sarah Hart Gilds ‘Food Of The Gods’ At Alma Chocolate

Sarah Hart makes gold-covered chocolate icons inspired by the Latin root of cacao — "food of the gods."

The Sweet Taste Of Autumn At Cedar Creek Grist Mill

A picturesque gristmill in southwest Washington state revives the joys of nostalgic traditions.

The Meaning Of Food For Award-Winning Author Diana Abu-Jaber

Author and Portland State University Professor Diana Abu-Jaber has a cultural connection to the food she often writes about.

Ice Cream That Takes Its Cue From Art

Portland ice cream maker Jared Goodman takes inspiration from works of art when creating his elaborate sundaes

Looking For Food In All The Wild Places

John Kallas teached people how to harvest a flavorful bounty of weeds, plants and shellfish to supplement the culinary desert of the modern supermarket.

Sebastian Cisneros' Chocolate Brings Ecuador To Oregon

Portland chocolatier Sebastian Cisneros uses chocolate to stay connected to his Edcuadorian culture

About A Northwest Bounty

From cranberry fields and white truffles to ice cream art and gold-dusted chocolate, the Pacific Northwest is a feast of makers, farmers and flavors.