Salt and Lime

No, sadly, we’re not talking about tequila shots or making margaritas in this post.  Instead, we’re going talk about a few lesser known applications for salt and lime. Recently I found myself with a bumper crop of radishes. Realistically, there are only so many things you can do with radishes and after awhile I was dreading ANOTHER run of the mill salad . I had friends visiting from San Francisco and I really wanted to make them something... Read More

Beer Tasting in Bend

Last Saturday, to celebrate the long weekend, Ben and I skipped town to Bend, Oregon for a little relaxation, beer tasting, food tasting, and exploring.  Bend is only a three and a half hour drive from Portland, so after a quick Saturday morning work out we hit the road.  We caught a little weather over the mountains, but for the most part the trip was scenic- quintessential Pacific Northwest. We stopped about 20 miles outside of Bend, in Sisters... Read More

Kicking Off The New Year

Happy New Year! Ben and I said goodbye to 2011 in style by skiing Timberline yesterday.  The Timberline Lodge is nestled on the stunning volcanic peak that is Mount Hood, Oregon.  According to this calculator, we burned a ton of calories on our trip. The road to Timberline was packed, so our arrival was a little delayed, but at least the scenery was nice.   After we made a few turns on some beautiful runs, Ben and I headed into the historic... Read More