Oregon Home Grown Chef

Honey-Brined Roasted Turkey Recipe

A recipe for honey-brined roasted turkey from our home grown chef written by Thor Erickson  | photography by Charlotte Dupont Ah,…

5 months ago

Home Grown Chef: King Salmon Recipe With Roasted Grapes

A childhood grape picking past is the inspiration behind this king salmon recipe with roasted grapes.

9 months ago

Homegrown Chef: Fresh Herbs

Fresh herbs are easy to grow here in Oregon. Most of the hardy varieties and some tender varieties will survive…

10 months ago

DIY Coffee Roasting

While some of us have heard stories of do it yourself coffee roasting, not a single 1859 staffer has ever…

1 year ago

Oregon Home Grown Chef: Greens and Blues

Oregon Home Grown Chef Thor Erickson cooks for Buddy Guy.

1 year ago

Oregon Home Grown Chef: Pork Chops

Recollections of growing up farming and a classical pork chop recipe.

1 year ago

Oregon Home Grown Chef: Cooking Elk

Oregon Home Grown Chef: Confessions of an Elkaholic Our Home Grown Chef Thor Erickson talks butchering and cooking elk I…

1 year ago

Best Fresh Oregon Peach Sorbet

Oregon Home Grown Thor Erickson contemplates the ultimate summer fruit: the Oregon peach.

2 years ago

Oregon Cherry Coffee Cake

Learn to make Auntie Gunda's Cherry Coffee Ring with fresh summer fruits—flaky pastry encasing sweet cherry filling, topped with an…

2 years ago

The Best Mutton Recipe

"Eat less meat. Eat better meat." This is the mantra of Adam Danforth, the author of Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb,…

2 years ago