Jammy Rye Muffins

February in Oregon. I want berries. I want fresh local fruit. But it is still ‘citrus in the stores’ season. I wanted a project that would be flavorful, comforting, sweet and tart, localish and uniqueish. I am pretty happy with my creation. Jammy Rye Muffins 5 oz. all purpose flour 4 oz. fine rye flour …


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6 years….

Today marks my anniversary of arriving in Portland to begin my adult life. After college I moved back home to Anchorage, Alaska. I had a degree in Restaurant Management and was still unsure about what that meant to me. I knew I didn’t want to be a part of a large national chain, I didn’t … Continue reading 6 years….


It was one of those days where you are TCOB-ing (that is Taking Care Of Business) hardcore and then all of the sudden you realize it is one of your highly coveted days off, you worked worked worked in the house, you have made no plans to hang out with anyone, and you are starving. I … Continue reading Firehouse