Winter in Douglas County is unique for many reasons when comparing it to other locations around the world. This area rarely has sustained temperatures below freezing, and winters seem to be getting milder as time goes on.
When I was a kid, my sister and I would watch the Food Channel and attempt to cook our own versions of some of the recipes we would find there. That was long before finding a recipe on the Internet was as easy as it is today, so we had the luxury of a pen and paper to jot down the ingredient…
The color red is so prominent this time of year. Red makes you think of the holidays and is warm and inviting on a cold day. Cranberries can even provide that hint of red to your food this season.
On Feb. 14, 1992, a do-it-yourself inclined homebrewer who was tired of driving at least 60 miles to get homebrew supplies, often stale, decided to take the plunge and open a small homebrew supply shop in his garage.
This story previously ran incomplete in last week’s News-Review Taste edition due to a technical error. Here is the story in full with recipes.
While I am writing this my three youngest children are watching Ichabod Crane on the TV. In our home, it’s not officially fall until we’ve watched Disney’s version of Sleepy Hallow, hearing Bing Crosby tell us the story of the “itinerant school master.”
Nov. 5 was the official day designated worldwide as “Learn to Brew Day.” A dozen Umpqua Valley Brewers Guild members, new and old, experienced and inexperienced, got together outside Old 99 Brewing to simultaneously brew eight batches of beer and field questions from folks who stopped by to …