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Darlene Veenhuizen

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Kale Crostini

By On March 17, 2016

St. Patrick’s Day is here again! You might be thinking about trying your hand at some soda bread or maybe whipping up some irish butter spread… mmmm. Either way, we like to… Read More

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Choosing the Best Flour

By On March 2, 2016

The delicious artisan breads we bake at Pacific Sourdough owe a lot to the provenance of the flour we use. I am always happy to explain our flour farmers to anyone who… Read More

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Homemade Breadcrumbs

By On January 13, 2016

Things like breadcrumbs, or croutons, are easy to make at home if you have a few minutes, and are far better then what you can purchase in the store. The best part… Read More

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Winner of the August Almond Cake Contest

By On September 30, 2015

And drumroll please…. the winner of the Almond Cake Contest for August goes to:  Lisa!  Thanks for entering, Lisa! We hope you enjoy that free Almond Cake.  Want to be entered into our… Read More

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August Almond Cake Door Prize Winner

By On September 29, 2015

And drumroll please…. the winner of the Almond Cake Door Prize goes to:  Steve!  Steve was one of the lovely people waiting in line at the bakery. We handed out cards with… Read More

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Quick Sandwich Pickles

By On September 15, 2015

This is great for putting on sandwiches to give them a little pep! It’s also just a great condiment to have around for putting on top of stir-fry dishes or Bibimbap. It… Read More

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Savory Trail Mix

By On September 1, 2015

August 31st was National Trail Mix day and that gave us a great idea! We love taking trail mix on hikes, long car rides, or even enjoying a bowl as a “good… Read More

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Winner of the July Almond Cake Contest!

By On August 19, 2015

You may have seen that we are doing a give away each month for a free Almond Cake. Well… (drumroll please) we are excited to announce the winner for July!  Congratulations to… Read More

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In Season Now: Tomatoes

By On August 19, 2015

Tomatoes are everywhere, and they’re at their peak right now. Winter tomatoes are a mealy, tasteless imitation in comparison to the luscious, bright and sweet jewels at the market now and in… Read More

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Ingredient Spotlight: All-Purpose Flour

By On August 15, 2015

    All-purpose flour. What is it? Why is it termed “all-purpose” and can you really use it as such? What if I need to make a cake. Can I use all-purpose… Read More