Halloween is here, so we went to Sugar Street Bakery for inspiration on making some spooky treats. “I’ve got this incredible baking team,” says owner Darrell Hames.
We’ve added a new section to Oregon Home; tasteBUD puts a spotlight on the home cook and features local food-industry expert recipes and tips. We’re excited to start off our new section with not one but three fall-time treats from expert candy maker Jami Curl whose forthcoming book, Candy Is Magic: Real Ingredients, Modern Recipes, will be released next March.
In an idyllic southwest Portland neighborhood sits a row of midcentury homes, unofficially known as the “Wall Houses.” Each residence is a shared display of a unique style, consisting of a gated courtyard that creates a tranquil barrier between the street and the veiled bungalow inside. Nestled on this street is the home of renowned local foodie Jami Curl. We were able to get an inside look at Curl’s playful, midcentury modern style and see just how much she loves life in her little oasis.
Erin Rosvold teaches a healthy cooking class for kids called Kids in the Kitchen every Wednesday from 5-7 pm at the Bridgeport Village Farmers’ Market, through September 28th.
Eric Thompson has spent the last ten years building and selling new modern homes with Oregon Homeworks. With his new division, reMOD, Thompson now offers his company’s expertise to homebuyers looking to upgrade their post-war house.
The way she tells it, Tara Verotsky was almost destined for a career in landscaping. She grew up in rural Pennsylvania with surrounding creeks and forest as her playground. “I was outside as much as possible and ‘played nursery’ by tagging plants in the yard,” she recalls.