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,…

1 year 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.

1 year 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…

1 year ago

DIY Coffee Roasting

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

2 years ago

Oregon Home Grown Chef: Greens and Blues

Oregon Home Grown Chef Thor Erickson cooks for Buddy Guy.

2 years ago

Oregon Home Grown Chef: Pork Chops

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

2 years 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…

2 years 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