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Recipe: Gingerbread Cookies

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Produced from Hard Red Winter Wheat, Shepherd's Grain Low-Gluten Flour is a unique premium flour. Used as an “all purpose” flour, the flavor and forgiveness of the Low-Gluten Flour is great for most baked goods. But you can substitute all-purpose flour and still enjoy delicious and fantastic results! You can make this cookie dough up…

December Wineofthemonth

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Westrey Pinot Noir, Oracle Vineyard ($30.00) When you pair two of our favorite winemakers (David & Amy of Westrey) with one of Oregon’s best vineyards (Oracle) magic happens. Adjacent to the famed Abbey Ridge vineyard in the Dundee Hills, Oracle produces structured yet elegant wines that are fruit-driven and expressing a classic Oregon profile. This…

December NewsandSpecials

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PLEASE NOTE: Our January menu begins on Monday, January 7th. December Soups (starts Monday, December 3rd) Mulligatawny Indian Spiced Lentil (VG/DF/WF)   December Lunch Specials (All $9.00) Week of December 3rd Vegetarian Enchilada Roja with Spanish rice and house salad (VE) Teriyaki Chicken Bowl with savory rice, and sweet and spicy zucchini (DF) Week of December 10th…

Christmas Ornaments

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Christmas Ornaments For most of us, decorating the Christmas tree is a tradition unto itself. It’s that time of year we gingerly unpack the family ornaments that have been passed down for generations. We carefully place them on the tree, remembering a child’s first Christmas, or the year our team won the championships. We embrace…

Recipe: Indian Spiced Lentil Soup

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This is a healthy go-to soup that everyone can enjoy. It’s protein-packed, gluten-free, and vegetarian or vegan, depending on your garnishes.   Indian Spiced Lentil Soup Chef Scott Weaver Elephants Delicatessen Yield: 6 servings/6 cups (1 cup a serving) Cooking time: 15 minutes   Ingredients 2 cups dried red lentils 6 cups vegetable stock 1…

Real Eggnog

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The ever popular Christmas beverage of dairy, sugar, whipped eggs, spices and various liquors (brandy, rum, whiskey, bourbon, vodka, sherry) is now available at both our NW 22nd and SW Corbett Ave bars. Each bartender has taken a slightly different approach to this quaffable confection--and each will be making different versions all through the holidays!…

Bûche de Noël

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Popularized by the bakers of Paris in the 1800s, Bûche de Noël is the French name for this famous log-shaped Christmas cake. And families in Portland have been incorporating Elephants’ yule log into their own holiday traditions for over three decades now. Traditionally, the cake is a roulade of sponge cake shaped like a log,…

Recipe: Northern Exposure Cocktail

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Perfect as the weather gets colder, this maple-tinged autumn sipper will keep you warm watching the leaves fall or snuggle up with you next to the fire.   Northern Exposure Food & Beverage Manager Nicholas Doughty Elephants Delicatessen   Ingredients 2 ounces Crown Royal whiskey 1/4 ounce Drambuie 1 barspoon Runamok maple syrup 3 dashes…

Cocoa Caliente cocktail recipe

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Feliz Navidad! Keep cozy with this warm wintry drink. Happy Holidays fromt he whole Elephants Herd! Cocoa Caliente 1 ounce Tequila ¾ ounce Harlequin ½ ounce Kahlua 4 ounce whole milk Pinch cayenne, pinch cinnamon 2 tablespoons hot cocoa mix (little elephant icon for “Don’t forget) Don’t forget the Whipped Cream! Add your favorite hot…

Tsar Nicoulai Caviar fortheholidays

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Caviar is one of the oldest delicacies. Ancient Greeks, Romans and Russian tsars were all wild about these tiny black pearls. We are proud to offer Tsar Nicoulai caviar. For over 30 years, California-based Tsar Nicoulai Caviar has sustainably cultivated world-renowned caviar from 100% American White Sturgeon. Don’t forget to grab the traditional blini, a…

Gourmet Gift Baskets

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Indulge your friends, family and clients with the best of local, Portland artisan treats and Elephants own housemade favorites, made by scratch since 1979. In addition to housemade favorties like our Artichoke Parmesan Spread, Hazelnut Briittle, and shortbread cookies, we pack out boxes with gourmet selctions from our favorite local makers. View our current gift…

November NewsandSpecials

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Thanksgiving Feasts Elephants Delicatessen has been proud to be part of Portlanders’ Thanksgivings for decades now. Whether you need an entire feast or just a few sides (and don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone whose gravy it is), we’ve got you covered. 11/19 (2:00pm). We are no longer taking online Thanksgiving orders. Our NW 22nd…

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