Category Archives: 2017

Bakery Visit #9 – Redbud Cafe (Blanco, Texas)

The latest stop on the “52 Bakeries in 52 Weeks” Goal – The Redbud Cafe (#9) in Blanco, Texas. The Redbud was huge inside, serving bakery items along with lunch and breakfast, and a big selection of wine and beer.  They also … Continue reading

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Remember the Alamo – Texas Vacation

We don’t vacation ofter, but this year we took a trip to visit family in Austin, Texas for Spring Vacation.  We went into Austin the first day, visited their new VooDoo Doughnut (from Portland), went down to Congress street, and … Continue reading

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Corned Beef Boiled Supper

Ingredients about 2 lbs. beef  – I had a London Broil and a small piece of Top Sirloin Roast For the Brine 16 oz. Iron Horse Irish Death dark ale 1½ cups kosher salt 1/3 cup brown sugar 4 cloves minced … Continue reading

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Hanging the Prosciutto

Today we finally took the prosciutto out of the salt.  We left it in for a few extra week because, in the refrigerator, it was too cold and whatever liquid was coming off of the ham was freezing. The weight, … Continue reading

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Bakery Visit #8 – Miranda’s Bakery (Woodburn)

The stop today on the “52 Bakeries in 52 Weeks” Goal – Miranda’s Bakery (#8) in Woodburn. The place was packed. You grab a cafeteria tray and tongs and go over to the cases of sweet breads and start piling. … Continue reading

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Bakery Visit #7 – Grano Bakery and Market

Wednesday, I visited Grano Bakery and Market for stop number 6 on our “52 Bakeries in 52 Weeks” Goal. Grano just opened a storefront in Oregon City after getting rave reviews at the Farmers Market. I picked up a loaf … Continue reading

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Bakery Visit #6 – Little T American Baker

The last stop on todays “52 Bakeries in 52 Weeks” Goal – Little T American Baker (#6) on 26th & Division. The bread looks really good so we picked up a skinny baguette and a petite loaf. The crust looks … Continue reading

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Bakery Visit #5 – Back to Eden

We continued down Division on our quest for bagels, stopping for our fourth stop today on our “52 Bakeries in 52 Weeks” Goal, Back to Eden (#5) on 28th & Division. This is a bakery food cart with a small … Continue reading

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Bakery Visit #4 – St. Honore’ Boulangerie

By the third stop on our “52 Bakeries in 52 Weeks” Goal this morning we were getting hungry, so we decided to have snack at St. Honore’ Boulangerie (#4) on 33rd & Division. We chose a cream fill St. Honore’ … Continue reading

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Bakery Visit #3 – Roman Candle Baking Co.

Stop two for the day on our “52 Bakeries in 52 Weeks Goal” this Sunday morning was Roman Candle Baking Co. on 33rd & Division. They have a great selection of breads: Stecca, Ciabatta, Caraway Rye, Pane coi Santi, Seeded Whole … Continue reading

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