Harnessing light to prepare a meal


My grandmother, Iris, taught me how to cook, read recipes and do things the “right way.” The right way usually meant the long way; following recipes to the letter and never shortening the amount of time spent kneading or stirring.  Summers spent in Granny’s kitchen, with two cousins my same age, was our culinary school (with a bit of embroidery […]

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Hunting and preparing mushrooms


Many of us look forward, every year, to the spring season of mushroom hunting. How high are you picking? Have you found any yet? Where? Like pirates’ treasure, many of us have mushroom “sweet spots” we guard closely. The harvest, although unpredictable, is a wonderful fascination with stories of quantity, quality and size, filling hunter’s conversation every spring. Morels are […]

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Hear some tales at Fishtrap Fireside

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Rich Wandschneider will tell a few seasonal tales at Fishtrap Fireside. The event will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fishtrap House.

[box_info]   • What: Fishtrap Fireside • When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday • Where: Fishtrap House, 400 E. Grant St., Enterprise • Details: Admission is free   [/box_info] Submitted to Go! magazine It’s a special holiday edition of Fishtrap Fireside. Rich Wandschneider will tell a few seasonal tales, plus there will be poetry by Ester Bentz and an […]

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Labor Day weekend brings history, flea market, fair and rodeo

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Visitors can experience life on the Oregon Trail during a wagon encampment held Saturday and Sunday at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center.

[box_info]   • What: Labor Day events • When: Saturday – Monday • Where: Baker County • Details: This weekend includes historical re-enactments, the Sumpter flea market, Halfway fair and Panhandle Rodeo and a car show in Huntington.   [/box_info] By Lisa Britton Go! staff Baker County is celebrating the last official weekend of summer with special Labor Day events. […]

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