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Thursday 24 November 2016 — Category: Cooking & Food
At the beginning of 2016 I bought my first meat grinder, from Amazon.com. For its trial run, I ground four pounds of pork tenderloin which I had bought at Costco for only $3.29/lb. The grinder worked like a champ, giving me piles of ground pork!
Wednesday 23 November 2016 — Category: Outings
Twice in two weeks in June 2016 I visited the McMenamins Greenway Pub in Tigard, Oregon, with my son. The first time was for some lunch after helping him move. The second was for a game of pool, even though neither of us knew how to play very well.
Saturday 12 November 2016 — Category: Cooking & Food
After dropping my wife and daughter off at the Portland airport at the end of June, and then enjoying a shakshuka lunch at Tasty n Sons, I continued my McMenamins Passport adventure by visiting their Broadway Pub for a pint of Copper Moon.
Thursday 10 November 2016 — Category: Cooking & Food
After enjoying a heavenly-tasting shakshuka at Tasty n Sons on Portland’s North Williams Avenue in April of this year, I just had to go back and experience hog heaven again at the end of June. I especially liked their house-made merguez sausage.
Monday 7 November 2016 — Category: Outings
During my 25-hour stay at the McMenamins Edgefield property for the 2016 summer solstice, I spent half an hour photographing a glassblowing demonstration at The Gorge Glashaus, and felt very ill from heat exhaustion as a result.
Sunday 6 November 2016 — Category: Outings
During my 25-hour stay at the McMenamins Edgefield property for the 2016 summer solstice, I roamed the halls of the hotel for over an hour, admiring and photographing the astonishing amount of original artwork that graces many of the walls, doors, pipes, ceilings, and more.
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