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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

This year, our friend Lee Lewis Husk offered to host our office holiday gift exchange at her home in Bend. We seized the opportunity. Everyone had to bring one of their favorite Oregonmade gift ideas for exchange. Good friends. Good times. Cool stuff. Use our picks to inspire your holiday giving. Oregon bounty is one of our favorite things, and the cook in your life would love an Oregon cookbook, such as, from top, 1) The Myrtlewood Cookbook: Pacific NW Cooking, by Andrew Barton; 2) Hello! My Name is Tasty, by John Gorham and Liz Crain; 3) LURE: Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the 4) West Coast, by Ned Bell; and 5) Portland Cooks, by Danielle Centoni (powells.com/books). Allison, Kelly and Sheila share a laugh and a glass of rosé while wearing Mitch Jewelry earrings (mitchjewelry.com). For the coffee-lover in your life, Felipe the dog recommends an Aeropress coffee maker, a…

Andrew Barton, author the Mrytlewood Cookbook

Andrew Barton shares his recipes in The Myrtlewood Cookbook

Andrew Barton created and self-published The Myrtlewood Cookbook in 2014 based on his supper club recipes. This year, it was released by Sasquatch Books, and its packed with even more of Barton’s warm sensibility and stories.

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Piping Hot Beer

Glühbier, the take on mulled wine for beer, is breaking into Oregon’s brew scene.

Oregon Pinot Noir: Try These Pairings

1859 Oregon Magazine’s guide to perfect Oregon Pinot Noir pairings, from classical Pinot Noir parings to more radical Pinot pairings.

The Plight of the Nano Brewer

It’s the hyper-local beer community that makes a nano brewery’s smallness an asset. Ages ago brewing was a community service that fed beer to the village that surrounded it.

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Gerry Frank’s Top 5 Eateries

Foodie Gerry Frank, a well-traveled man with a big appetite, divulges his five favorite places to eat in Oregon. Today when he’s not greeting customers at his Salem restaurant, Konditorei, Frank lets his love of food take him to destinations around the world. Aside from his own eatery—which is known for its savory quiches, homemade soups and remarkable cakes—here are five of his favorite food stops in Oregon.

Fill Your Pantry: Farmers Markets in Winter

A new way to stock up on healthful staples and boost your local economy in one annual shopping spree is taking root. Aptly called Fill Your Pantry, these one-day farmers markets fill community halls, schools and granges with food producers and consumers for one big, all-local sale that leaves everyone with a sense of accomplishment.