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Katie McNeil

homemade mincemeat pies
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By On December 2, 2016

Last year, a day or two before Christmas, a woman drove up just as April, our counter girl, was putting out the “open” sign in the parking area.  She asked if we… Read More

Slice of Life homemade butter
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Homemade Butter

By On July 15, 2016

It rained last weekend. Not something we usually see in July at the coast but while it made for a damp day at the beach it also had some delightful aspects. The… Read More

These are fabulous rolled up with cinnamon sugar or topped with local berries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar!
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Swedish Pancakes

By On June 17, 2016

GIVEAWAY ALERT! See the bottom of this post to see what you can win! (hint: it has to do with pancakes…) I love Swedish Pancakes! When I was little my mom would… Read More


Orange Sunshine Buns

By On February 20, 2016

Citrus season is  in full swing right now and I decided to liven up the sticky bun repertoire at the bakery this month and give an alternative to the caramelly sweet Pecan… Read More

almond cake

Our January Almond Cake Winner!

By On February 16, 2016

Sara is our January winner and a freshly baked Almond cake is on it’s way to your door. Thanks for entering and we hope you enjoy the Almond Cake. Sara is a wonderful woman I… Read More

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All-Purpose Chocolate Ganache

By On February 13, 2016

Ganache can be used in so many ways; to decorate a cake, dip strawberries or truffles, or just to eat directly out of the bowl. At Pacific Sourdough Bakery, we use an… Read More



By On February 10, 2016

A customer recently emailed a compliment and recipe request for our Coconut Macaroons. I thought it might be nice to share the recipe with everyone. We first started making these cookies about… Read More

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Crab and Avocado Focaccia Panini

By On January 27, 2016

Since crab is in season on the Oregon coast, I wanted to repost this tasty crab and avocado panini recipe.  Also try making the Focaccia bread and the Mayonnaise recipes.… Read More


Satsuma Marmalade and Citrus Season

By On January 22, 2016

It’s a cold, rainy gray day. The holidays are over, all the baking of Christmas cookies, the special breads and rich desserts with their exotic warm spices of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and cardamom is… Read More

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Storm Watching on the Oregon Coast

By On January 21, 2016

One of my favorite things to do on the Oregon coast is storm watching.  Pick a sunny day when the wind is blowing from the east and maybe you’ll see “King Neptune’s Horses”.  This… Read More