FOOD

Mini Buffalo Burgers with Rogue Blue Cheese and Marinated Red Onions

These little treats were created for a wine release party at Lange Estate Winery. I love bison, Tempranillo, my friends at Lange and a good summer barbecue — this was pure fun for me.”  - Jody Kropf

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Cauliflower Velouté

By Chef Sarah Pliner of Aviary in Northeast Portland This is a complex soup with quite a lot going on, and the Brooks 2008 Amycas (a blend of Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay, ...

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Jody Kropf, owner of the Red Hills Market, is dedicated to the success of
Dundee. Photos by Marcus Larson.

A Marketable Business

Vineyard owner Jody Kropf opens Red Hills Market in Dundee

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(From left) Leah Moorhead, Aviary‘s wine director/general manager, and chefs
Katherine Whitehead, Jasper Shen and
Sarah Pliner. Photo by Farhad J Parsa.

Flight of Fancy Food

Trio of talented chefs opens Aviary in Northeast Portland

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Milk delivery down the Coquille River in 1909. Photo taken from “The Dairy Industry in America,” published by Dairy & Ice
Cream Field and Books for Industry, 1976.

Olden Days of the Dairy

ODI’s centennial sparks a look back through history

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Chocolate Biscotti

By Chef Carolynn Andringa of Left Coast Cellars “None of the Left Coast staff is able to pass through the kitchen without snagging one of these delicious cookies, especially proprietor Suzanne Larson. ...

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Quick Coq au Vin

“This is my favorite French comfort food of all time; although, I’ve been guilty of putting too much bacon in it.” —Jason Stoller Smith

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Swiss Fondue

Try this simple recipe at home to delight in a winter tradition! The recipe is a template, so be creative in your cheese selections. 12 ounces Gruyère, shredded 8 ounces Emmental, shredded 8 ...

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How Do You Do, Fondue?

Melt your Valentine’s heart with this traditional Swiss staple

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Merriment at the R. Stuart & Co. wine dinner glows through the icicle-draped windows of the Silcox Hut. Photo by DS Imagery.

Supping Near the Summit

R. Stuart & Co. hosts third edition of wine dinners in Silcox Hut

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Festive Finger Foods

SPICY CRAB CAKES AND GEWÜRZTRAMINER DIPPING SAUCE Recipe submitted by Natalie Cox, Phelps Creek Vineyards, Hood River “Experience possibly one of the best crab cakes in the Northwest, paired ...

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Portobello, Crab and Havarti Wrapped in Puff Pastry with Truffle Cream Sauce

Recipe by Christopher Czarnecki, The Joel Palmer House, Dayton INGREDIENTS 6 5-x-5-inch puff pastry sheets * all-purpose flour 6 5-inch diameter (approx.) portobello mushrooms ½ pound Dungeness ...

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For more about “The Guide to West Coast Cheese,” visit www.timberpress.com.

Left Coast Chronicled

New guidebook gives kudos to West Coast creameries

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Not only is The Joel Palmer House known for
its mushroomed menu but also its impressive
Oregon wine list. Photos by Marcus Larson.

Merry Mushroom Christmas

Most of us aren’t chef-it-yourselfers who can stroll into the kitchen and turn out a bit of mycological magic on a moment’s notice. So, it’s a darn good thing Oregon has The Joel Palmer House.

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Oregon Verjus
The ultimate hostess gift, stocking stuffer or holiday present for your favorite locavore/foodie. Find the following bottles of Oregon verjus online and in the respective tasting rooms.

Woo the Crew with Verjus

Impress your holiday guests with Oregon’s green juice

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Olla Gitana (Gypsy Stew)

Olla Gitana (Gypsy Stew) Recipe by Nancy Rodriguez, Oregon Wine Country Tours, Umpqua Valley “This recipe is inspired by a traditional dish of Andalucia, home of Spain’s gypsies. The addition ...

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Stecchino Bistro owner Christian Geffrard and chef Mark Cuneo prepare for the dinner crowd. Photo by Marcus Larson.

Gastronome in the Grove

Stecchino Bistro opens its European-style eatery

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Rogue River Blue. Photo provided by Rogue Creamery

Spirited Cheese

Portland distiller pears up with Southern Oregon classic

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Braised Pot Roast with Wild Mushrooms

Recipe by Karo Thom of Alcyone Café & Catering in Salem “In its original form, the recipe evolved from a gift of a package of wonderful dried wild mushrooms. The smell of them was so ...

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Queso Blanco (recipe below) is one of
the easiest fresh cheeses you can make. Urban
Cheesecraft owner Claudia Lucero added
smoked chili powder to this wheel.

Fresh Cheese, Please

Understand the basics to simple homemade cheese

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Slow-Roasted Duck with Syrah Reduction

Recipe by Patrick Fallon | Courtesy of EdenVale Winery in Medford “This dish is the specialty of our former winemaker, Patrick Fallon. The recipe is very easy and provides an enjoyable day of cooking.  ...

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