Category Archives: Food

The 3rd Annual Wine, Blues, and More at Hood Crest Winery in Hood River, Oregon!

The 3rd Annual Wine, Blues, and More at Hood Crest Winery in Hood River, Oregon! I invite you to join me Saturday Oct 21st at Hood Crest Winery in Hood River, Oregon from Noon to  5 PM for an afternoon … Continue reading

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First Ever Beer Dinner at Phil’s Meat Market Hosted by Steven Shomler

First Ever Beer Dinner at Phil’s Meat Market Hosted by Steven Shomler Phil’s Meat Market is known for their amazing wine dinners. On Saturday night July 22nd at 7 PM Phil’s will be having their first ever beer dinner! This … Continue reading

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Portland BLT Week! Arriving Oct 1-8, 2017

Portland BLT Week! New Year’s Day 2017 seems like a good time to unveil my next project — Portland BLT Week. Arriving October 1-8, 2017. Portland BLT Week — Celebrating the glory that is Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato. Restaurants, Bars, … Continue reading

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Speculoos Cookie Butter

Speculoos Cookie Butter This past December (12/2011), some friends blessed Gayla (my lovely wife) and me with a weekend away, just the two of us. Included with the 2 nights at a hotel and meals was a beautiful basket filled … Continue reading

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How to Make Great Turkey!

How To Make Great Turkey!  How To Cook Great Turkey! www.howtomakegreatturkey.com        www.howtocookgreatturkey.com I make great turkey! I cook great turkey! My approach is easy and effective. My turkey browns nicely and it is always moist and tender and … Continue reading

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Christmas Feast 2010 Part 4 Departure Style Brussels Sprouts and Sesame Soy Christmas Slaw

This is Part 4 of Christmas Feast 2010 – Departure Style Brussels Sprouts and Sesame Soy Christmas Slaw To see Part 1 Appetizers, Part 2 Turkey, or Part 3 Sourdough Stuffing and Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Hazelnut Butter go … Continue reading

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Christmas Feast 2010 Part 2 Turkey

This is part 2 of  Christmas Feast 2010. To see part 1 go to www.stevenshomler.com/2011/01/10/christmas-feast-2010-part-1-intro-menu-appetizers This was our menu for  Christmas Feast 2010 – Appetizers Turkey Turkey Gravy Sourdough stuffing Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Hazelnut Butter Departure Style Brussels Sprouts … Continue reading

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Christmas Feast 2010 Part 1 – Intro, Menu and Appetizers

Christmas Feast 2010 Intro My passion for cooking and my use of social media led to my writing the Christmas Feast 2010 Posts. Cooking is one of my Vitality Pursuits. www.vitalitypursuits.com I use Social Media for 2 things – #1 – … Continue reading

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Portland Soup Company – Portland Food Carts – an Overdue Revelation

The beginning of a romance… This article was published in the Fall of 2010. This trip to Portland Soup Company inspired what is now www.portlandfoodcartadventures.com Portland Soup Company www.portlandsoupco.com I arrived in Portland, Oregon from Maple Grove MN on September … Continue reading

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The Losers – Movie Review and Scooby Snacks at Sunnyside McMenamins

Saturday night May 24 I went  with some of my Westward Brothers ( a men’s group I am a part of) to see The Losers. As long as you go with low expectations and you expect a cheesy movie with … Continue reading

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