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Drink Local: Mt. Hood Pint Glasses From North Drinkware

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Mt. Hood Pint Glass by North Drinkware

If you like to drink local, then put your money where your mouth is and check out North Drinkware. They’re making handcrafted, Made in USA, pint glasses with Mt. Hood in the bottom. The result is stunning.

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Written by Anna Brones

March 4, 2015 at 11:14

25 Things You Wish You Had Overheard a Foodie Saying

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“All I had to bring was this jar of homemade pickled carrots.”

“Oh the popcorn? Yeah, it’s the truffle oil that does it.”

“It was Sunday. So I got the pan-fried trout.”

These are all direct quotes that I overhead, or caught myself saying, in the last week. If you spend any time around food lovers, or are simply food obsessed yourself, and you will pick up on some humorous things. Absurd even. If fermentinfuse or are co-op are part of your vocabulary, you know what I am talking about. But don’t you just wish that the foodie world would take it to the next level? Here’s what you wish you had overheard.

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Written by Anna Brones

August 18, 2012 at 12:46

You Can Ferment That: What It Takes to Run an Artisan Pickle Company

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You’ve been making your own kombucha for months (ok, years) and pickling is old news to you, but have you taken your fermented food obsession to the next level? Grabbed a slot at the local market and opened up a stand to sell your goods? Spend any time at your weekend farmers market and you’re sure to find an artisan pickle, kraut or kim chi maker.

We can pickle that,” might be the mantra of any lover of the television show Portlandia, but all jokes aside, fermented foods are good for you (and often served in mason jars). Making fermented foods at home however is one thing, running your own fermented business is quite another.

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Written by Anna Brones

August 8, 2012 at 08:04