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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Fishtrap Fireside showcases writers’ original work


ENTERPRISE — Regardless of whether Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, Fishtrap invites the public to spend Groundhog Day by a warm fire. Fishtrap has announced its featured readers for the February Fireside event. Jenner Hanni, Catherine Matthias and Zanni Schauffler will give readings, followed by an open-mic session during which the audience can share their own stories. The following descriptions […]

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Something sweet

Taste Downtown

Base Camp Baker photo Downtown Baker City will burst with flavor during the Taste Downtown event on Oct. 7.  The event, formerly known as Taste of Baker, will give participants a chance to sample what the local restaurants and businesses have to offer. BAKER CITY — Baker City’s tastiest event is coming up Saturday and this year, the 21st annual […]

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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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