Oregon Home Grown Chef

Home Grown Chef: Pears

One of my favorite things to eat is a ripe Bartlett pear—so ripe that I can barely hold it. So ripe that when I…

4 years ago

Home Grown Chef: Blueberry Pickles

I COULD SAY MY earliest memory of blueberries was picking them on a sultry August day beside a cool stream at my grandparents’ farm,…

4 years ago

Home Grown Chef: Herb Burgers

I was raised by a man for whom a perfectly grilled burger was, and still is, almost next to holiness.…

4 years ago

Home Grown Chef: Oysters

written by Carrie Cook Minns I was coerced into slurping down my first oyster during my teenage years. My friend…

5 years ago

Home Grown Chef: Summer Peach Sangria

As a youngster, I would not eat peaches unless they were canned yellow cling slices in light syrup without skins.…

5 years ago

Home Grown Chef: Tomato Canapes

I’ll admit that when someone says, “Let’s get together. My house. Friday,” part of the draw is the wine. It’s…

5 years ago

Pork Recipes

Koho Bistro Eugene | kohobistro.net Chef Jeff Strom Braised Berkshire Pork Coppa with House Made Spiced Apple Butter Makes 8…

6 years ago

Homegrown Chef: Cranberry Crostini with Sautéed Mushrooms and Shallots

PERHAPS NO FRUIT HAS COME TO SYMBOLIZE A PARTICULAR TIME OF THE YEAR more than cranberries. Cranberries are virtually synonymous…

6 years ago

Deep Autumn Green Salad: A Respite from the Starch

Okay, folks, I’m hoping you’ve been following my pre-holiday workout plan that I laid out in last month’s post. If so,…

6 years ago

Practice Makes Perfect: Roast Chicken

In my house, the first of October marks the start of pre-“holiday” season. This is also the time my brother…

6 years ago