Rubs from Around the World
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Rubs from Around the World

It’s summer in Portland, and the barbecues are ablaze everywhere. What I have found that…

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Spectrum Seasonal: Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Peach Salsa and Simple Potato Salad
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Spectrum Seasonal: Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Peach Salsa and Simple Potato Salad

For some, eating a peach during the summer is probably as simple as finding the…

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Spectrum Seasonal: Summer Squash with Lemon, Honey and Mint Vinaigrette
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Spectrum Seasonal: Summer Squash with Lemon, Honey and Mint Vinaigrette

If the phrase “Let’s slice it and throw it on the grill” sends a shudder…

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Spectrum Seasonal: Lemons
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Spectrum Seasonal: Lemons

For people in the Southwest with legit lemon trees, it’s lemon season. I thought that…

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Spectrum Seasonal: Strawberry/Rhubarb Crumble with Toasted Almond
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Spectrum Seasonal: Strawberry/Rhubarb Crumble with Toasted Almond

What happens when you slam into a de facto summer from a never ending early…

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Spectrum Seasonal: The Joy of Coconut
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Spectrum Seasonal: The Joy of Coconut

(Photo: Rimshot) While I was in Kaua’i, I rediscovered the joys of coconut. I now…

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Mahalo Tacos
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Mahalo Tacos

Ahi poke, fish tacos, vegan coleslaw, galbi short-ribs, mango-papaya shakes, grilled pineapple—these were the best…

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Twitter Challenge: Nougat
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Twitter Challenge: Nougat

D.C. Shit Truck @Shit_Truck @SpectrumCulture We have a really tough time with nougat! Thanks, Twitter.…

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Do-It-Yourself-Curries
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Do-It-Yourself-Curries

I’ve been exploring Indian food for the past couple of months because, for the longest…

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Spectrum Seasonal: Smoking Meat
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Spectrum Seasonal: Smoking Meat

In the last few years there have been more homestead-y culinary activities en vogue than…

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