Beef and Bacon Chowder

This recipe may be more fitting for a cool fall day, but it was so good that it would be great any time of year!  The kids loved it as well.  I have to admit it came out even more delicious than I expected! Gather Up: 1 pound or so of ground beef 10 to … Continue reading Beef and Bacon Chowder

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sour Cherries

Recipes posted a year ago: Pork Chops with Grilled Plums and Sweet Onions Greens with Garlic and Olive Oil Peach and Ginger Spare Ribs Last weekend, Karen and I stopped by Lapellah, a local restaurant here in Vancouver with an awesome (and often changing) menu that features lots of fresh local ingredients, including produce from … Continue reading Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sour Cherries

Garlic Butter Lake Trout

I made up this recipe using a lake trout (mackinaw) that I had received from a friend on one of my trips home to Idaho, but you could use any cold-water trout or salmon with great results.  One of the keys is to tightly seal the fish inside of a double-layer foil "pouch" and then … Continue reading Garlic Butter Lake Trout

Triple Berry Crumble

Recipes posted a year ago: Strawberry Rhubarb Ginger Salsa Tamari-Ginger Chicken Thighs with Zucchini Today my mom and I picked some raspberries and blackberries over at my uncle's house.  Berries are very popular here in the Northwest.  I enjoy coming up with many different recipes to use them in.  This dessert tastes just like those … Continue reading Triple Berry Crumble

Citrus Herb Roasted Chicken

Recipes posted a year ago: Lime Curry Sirloin Steaks Ginger Carrots and Turnips Lemon and Herb-Brined Pork Chops Last weekend we picked up our monthly share of two fresh chickens from our CSP, and I saved one from going into the freezer so that I could roast it on the grill while it was fresh.  … Continue reading Citrus Herb Roasted Chicken

Sauteed Leek Scapes and Radishes

Recipes posted a year ago: Cream of Chicken Stew Chipotle Glazed Pork Steaks Sweet Poblano Mole June is here and that always means summer is on the way and most importantly we can't wait for Thursdays to pick up our CSA.  We highly suggest buying organic and local if possible.  Your food will quite literally … Continue reading Sauteed Leek Scapes and Radishes

Butter and Herb Grilled Turkey

Posts from a year ago: Cranberry Orange Salsa Pot Roast with Veggies All-Clad Measuring Cups If there is one thing that always seems to happen when we entertain a group and try a new recipe at the same time - it is that I end up forgetting to get a decent picture of the dish when it finishes … Continue reading Butter and Herb Grilled Turkey