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Locavore Cooking with Southern Efficiency and Northern Charm

A New Life…Corvallis

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Some 3,300 miles later, after laying out $300 for gas and $500 for hotels and B&Bs, we arrived in Corvallis.

We are homeowners now:

Highlights in town so far:

-The views from Mary’s Peak

-The mooing cows and manure smells that greet us every morning from the nearby Oregon State University Dairy department.

-The fact that challah bread is a delicacy here. It was our first purchase at the New Morning Bakery downtown. “Ha-la: a Jewish egg bread,” it said on the label. “I don’t know if you’ve ever tasted it, but it’s really good,” the salesgirl said.

 

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Written by baltimoregon

September 11, 2008 at 12:33 am

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  1. nice house! are most of them out there like this, or are there any two-story ones?

    infogluttony

    September 11, 2008 at 6:09 pm

  2. Thanks! Yeah two-story houses are more rare. It’s lots of ranch-styles instead of row houses. I should do a post comparing Baltimore and Corvallis residential architecture.

    We have a guest bedroom so would love for you and Becky to visit anytime!

    baltimoregon

    September 11, 2008 at 6:17 pm

  3. Hi!! I am so excited to read your blog! Keep it up!

    Janelle

    September 12, 2008 at 12:08 am

  4. I’d be interested to read that post as well.

    Dave

    September 12, 2008 at 1:05 am

  5. Come back!

    malmo

    September 26, 2008 at 2:41 am

  6. oh fun! you have a house! is it in the ‘city’?

    Lukface

    September 29, 2008 at 3:45 pm

  7. […] » Never expected I’d be invited to help make challah here in Corvallis, where it first appeared to be an exotic delicacy. But Chef Intaba knows I want to beef up my baking skills, so she invited me to come by the […]


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