Desserts and Drinks
Pinot & Strawberries Ice Cream Sundaes
Double Berry Avocado Smoothies
About Apple Cider with a Berry Twist
The addition of berries makes this harvest drink extra special. Perfect for Halloween night or any fall evening after a long day of raking leaves. Makes 10 or more (6-ounce) servings
About Blackberry Pie
Picking wild blackberries for a pie in summer is one of life’s great pleasures. If you do pick your own, look for berries that are deep purple or blackish burgundy. Try one before you pick a bunch to test for ripeness. Oregon and Washington are big blackberry producing states. Makes 8 servings
About Sweet Tasting Crullers
Beignets, crullers, and churros all have similar ingredients and all make for a tasty side dish to a strong cup of coffee. Best eaten warm-ish, not hot. Makes 36 crullers
About Baked Egg Custard
A simple to make, not too sweet dessert. An old-fashioned comfort food.
About Chocolate Port Cake
Port, the rich, heavy wine fortified with brandy, used to be the exclusive domain of Portugal’s Oporto wine region. Today, port is produced by a growing number of American winemakers. This recipe comes from port producer Ficklin Vineyards in Madera, California. The combination of dark chocolate and port wine makes an elegant and unforgettable dessert.
About Oatmeal Pie
This is delicious all by itself or with whipped cream. Tastes a lot like pecan pie.
Walnut Bread Pudding
About Blueberry Pie
Blueberries are typically in season starting in mid-June and if you can pick your own, they make for a delicious summer pie. You can use frozen instead, just be sure to defrost according to the package instructions. Makes 6 — 8 servings.
Olive & Goat Cheese FocacciaIngredients625 g grams bread flour2 ½ cups water1 pack fast-acting instant yeast1 tbsp honey 5 tsp kosher salt12 Castelvetrano olives2 oz plain goat cheese1 tbsp za’atar1 tbsp flake salt1 tbsp butter7 tbsp extra virgin olive oil,...
Lemon Couscous ChickenIngredients3 lemons1 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped2 tsp paprika5 cloves garlic, slicedextra virgin olive oil2 oz feta cheese, cubed¼ cup cup raisins1 large yellow onion, diced¼ bunch lacinato kale, stripped off...
Salsa Verde Braised ChickenIngredients15 medium tomatillos2 poblano peppers (or Anaheim/Hatch)1 jalepeno4 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed1 yellow onion, quartered saltextra virgin olive oil6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs1 cup low sodium chicken stock1 cup pack...
Caramel-Apple CrispIngredients6 Honeycrisp apples, peeled and sliced ¼ inch thick ½ cup brown sugar, divided1 tsp teaspoon cinnamonsalt3 tbsp tapioca starch½ tsp vanilla extract½ lemon, juiced (or 2 tablespoons)1 cup cup flour1 cup cup oats⅓ cup...
Wild Mushroom GaletteIngredients1 ½ cups all-purpose flourSalt & pepper1 tbsp chives1 tbsp oregano1 tbsp thyme½ cup unsalted butter, cubed½ cup ice water2 eggs (for egg wash)Wild Mushroom Filling1 ½ cups yellow onion, sliced 1 tbsp butter½...