Oregon Home Grown Chef

Easing the Cold Lunch Routine

Here’s my problem with making school lunches in the morning: I’m not a morning person. By sheer will power, I…

7 years ago

Home Grown Chef: Pears

My earliest memories of the sumptuous pear have little resemblance to how I enjoy Oregon’s treasured state fruit today.

7 years ago

8 Ways to Make Grilled Chicken This Summer

During the warm summer months, most people answer the question, “What’s for dinner tonight?” with “Let’s throw some chicken on…

7 years ago

The Best Crisp Recipe Ever

Our delicious crisp recipe has a 40 minute prep time and stays fresh in the freezer for up to a…

7 years ago

Behind the Scenes of the July/August Cover Shoot

Contributing photographer Amanda Conde and 1859's design team, Aimee Jameson and Guy Olson, took to the backroads of Central Oregon…

7 years ago

7 Tips to Usher in Grilling Season

With Memorial Day behind us, grilling season has officially begun. With Fourth of July—arguably the biggest barbecuing day of the…

7 years ago

Nerves of Iron

I hadn’t watched an actual “Iron Chef” show in years and couldn’t remember what was expected from the judges. Arriving…

7 years ago

A Kick-Off to Farmers Market Season and Fresh Beginnings

It’s about this time of year when I realize that the sun has returned to the Northwest, even if inconsistently.

7 years ago