Summer recipes

Simple Blueberry Steak Sauce

Frankie’s Restaurant’s Blueberry Steak Sauce Albany | frankiesoregon.tumblr.com Chef Cody Utzman This blueberry steak sauce is a fresh taste to make steak a little more sophisticated. It is tangy and sweet; perfect for the final touch of a summer dinner. 2 cups fresh Oregon blueberries, plus ½ cup more, set aside 2 tablespoons agave nectar 2 tablespoons fig vinegar 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme 1 teaspoon minced orange zest 1 teaspoon minced garlic ½ teaspoon cracked pepper Pinch of salt to taste Bring all ingredients, less ½ cup blueberries, to a slow simmer over medium heat for about 7-10 minutes. Blueberries should burst and create a thick sauce. At end of cooking time, pour in reserved ½ cup of berries and remove from heat. Serve with Roasted Carlton Farms Pork Belly or Nicky Farms Buffalo Flank Steak.       photo by Terry Manier Did you find this recipe  irresistible? We think you’ll like this one, too!…

Peach, Goat Cheese, Honey, Arugula Salad

Recipe by 900 Wall Bend | 900wall.com Chef Clifford Eslinger This peach, goat cheese, honey, arugula salad is simple and fresh; perfect for summer. The flavors complement each other perfectly–the sweet honey, the strong, creamy goat cheese and the bright, floral peaches. Enjoy it for any occasion! Peach, Goat Cheese, Honey, Arugula Salad Recipe Makes 4 servings | Approx. time: 10 minutes 4 ripe peaches cut in half, pits removed 8 very thin slices of prosciutto 2 cups baby arugula leaves 8 ounces fresh goat cheese 1 cup Marcona almonds 8 ounces honeycomb Extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper Sear the peaches cut-side-down in a cast iron pan over medium-high heat with a small amount of oil until the peaches are darkly browned. Remove from pan and cut each half peach into 4 pieces. Toss the arugula in a bowl with some extra virgin olive oil and the salt and…