A lot of people ask us why we like mushrooms so much. And that’s surprisingly a difficult question to answer. I’ve found myself thinking “why not mushrooms?” It seems to me a little bit like asking someone why they like food so much, or why they like to hang out with their friends so much. … More Why Not Mushrooms?
This recipe makes two pints of pickled Chanterelles, you can play around with this recipe and pickle any mushroom but we most recently did Wild Oregon Chanterelles. Ingredients: 2 pounds Chanterelles or whatever mushroom you want to use 3 cups apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons salt 1 bay leaf for each jar Thyme to taste Black peppercorns to … More Pickled Wild Chanterelle Mushrooms
We’ve officially been living tiny in our renovated motor home for six months now! We’ve really loved having our own space that we can do whatever we want with. We’ve always rented and never owned anything before and it feels so good to be able to paint, remodel and make this space completely our own. … More Six Months of Motorhome Living!
For about a year and half we’ve been learning how to hunt for edible mushrooms here in Oregon and it’s been an awesome experience! Mushrooms are amazing, they are so diverse and abundant. Oregon has some of the best edible mushrooms in the world and the wet, rainy climate is perfect for fungi. This fall … More Learning How to Mushroom Hunt in Oregon
This post is long overdue! We spent an awesome weekend in Newport back in September and I meant to post about it but I realized that this post has been saved as a draft! So here you go! Here are the links to all the places we went: Gathering Together Farm Hallmark Resort, Newport Cafe … More Weekend In Newport Oregon
The Jupiter Hotel Retro Chic This boutique hotel is a converted mid-century motor inn. Famous for it’s unique artwork in each room. There are two sides of the Jupiter; one next to the chic-rustic Doug Fir Bar for people who want to stay out late and experience Portland’s night life, or the other, more quite … More Cool and Quirky Places To Stay In Portland Oregon
After 35 hours of travel, we made it safely to Oregon! It’s spring time here and everyone is talking about the weather warming up but we’re freezing cold. We’re staying with my parents in Dallas, they have a beautiful property that is so peaceful; making this huge adjustment easier for us. We’ve been back in … More Reverse Culture Shock
Summer is finally here and we’re enjoying every minute of it! On Saturday we visited the World Beat Festival in Oregon’s capital. This multicultural festival is held every year at the Riverfront Park. Thousands of visitors come from all over Oregon to watch the parade, dragon boat races and dancing from around the world. Check … More World Beat Festival!
Last night we spent the night in Portland celebrating my best friend Corinne’s 23rd birthday! We saw an awesome show by Run River North and The Wild Reeds at the Alberta Rose Theatre. We were so close to the band that danced with Alex Hwang himself! Then got some Salt and Straw!
Marrakesh is so much fun! We have to put it on this list because it is where we went on our first date! They have amazing authentic Moroccan food that absolutely can’t be beat. Although it is expensive, it’s worth the price. The entire restaurant is made to look like a traditional Moroccan tent, complete with floor … More Awesome Places to Eat in Portland Oregon