Spar for the Spurtle Finalists

by Cassidy Stockton

The judges had their work cut out for them this year. With over 92 entries in Spar for the Spurtle, narrowing it down to just three finalists meant watching a lot of videos! There was a lot of discussion about whether the dish could really be done in 30 minutes

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Meatless Mondays: Jalapeño Teff [Fillets]

by Cassidy Stockton

Teff is the smallest grain (technically a seed) in the world with origins in Ethiopia. Teff packs a nutritional punch with a high proportion of dietary fiber and iron and has an earthy flavor that can be savory or sweet. We have several delicious recipes for teff that include porridge,

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Spar for the Spurtle: FIVE Days Left to Enter

by Cassidy Stockton

The Spar for the Spurtle arbiters have graciously extended the deadline for entry into the contest to Sunday, July 22nd. That gives you a full extra weekend to whip up your entry. We’ve been getting some great entries, but it’s still anyone’s game. As a reminder, there are a lot

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Meatless Mondays: Hummus & Mezze

by Cassidy Stockton

When the weather gets hot in Portland this time of year, one of my go-to meals is mezze. If you’re not familiar with mezze, it’s a combination of Mediterranean or Middle Eastern foods that can be served before a big meal or, in my case, in lieu of a traditional

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Marionberry Lemon Polenta Cake & Cupcakes

by Meagan Nuchols

Tis’ the season of summer for Polenta Marionberry Cake. Here at the Whole Grain Store they are going fast! Great for picnics, parties or tonight’s dessert! Add a side of ice cream, coconut or whipped cream, yum. They will only be available through June, so hurry in or make one

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