Tag: dinner

Sweet Heat Peach Salsa

We have a friend that we have known for almost 15 years, Dawn Morse.  She was telling me that she was going to go pick peaches this past weekend.  I said to myself “Self, that sounds pretty interesting and fun.  What can I do…

Bacon Crusted Cedar Plank Salmon with Maple-Ginger Glaze

I am always doing research on food and recipes.  I know I am coming into one of the best Oregon salmon seasons in the next few weeks so I am mentally preparing and conducting my research.  I know my clients are going to ask…

Homemade Pheasant and Cheese Ravioli with Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

I am going to be the first to tell you that you can substitute chicken for pheasant with this dish.  You can also use chucker, and or quail.  The tomato basil sauce comes from a little Italian joint in South Shore Lake Tahoe called…

Smoked Balsamic Pork Loin

This recipe is so easy, just about anyone with a Traeger smoker or any bbq smoker can pull this off.  It is so easy, and produces such good flavor that my four year old ate half the loin by herself.  It is a simple…

Lasagna with Elk and Goat Cheese Ricotta

I have been working on this Italian classic for nearly a decade, each time making it better and better with new little twist and turns that takes me this.  I am honored to say it was collaborate effort of not only people like Ken…

Grilled Asparagus & Onions with Balsamic Vinegar and Oregon Blue Cheese

I do not do a lot of Vegetable side dishes on my site, probably because I focus on the main and the side dishes are just a part of the program.  However, this one is very good and involves a Green Egg and BBQ…

Sundried Tomato Pesto with Andouille Sausauge, Mushrooms, and Prawns

After our recent successful spotted shrimp season we had last weekend, I thought what can I do with these prawns/shrimp?  I had left over Andouille sausage from my oyster competition.  I had a nice jar of sun-dried tomato pesto in the pantry.  No problem, I got…

Springer Salmon Miso-Glazed with Sesame

Springer Salmon season came and went fast.  We had high water with the heavy rains, then the sun came out to basically give us two weeks of good fishing.  Those two weeks produced some good fish and great smiles. I hate fishing the Willamette….

Fresh Hand Cut Pasta

If I  had a son,   I would say “Son, if you are going to get the hot girls, you need to know how to make fresh pasta”.  I do not have a son, I have two daughters that LOVE PASTA.  They are spread…

Pretzel Rolls stuffed with Cheese, Jalapeno, and bacon.

My friend Jason sent this recipe to me for the Super Bowl via Facebook, my wife saw it and said I had to make them or sleep on the couch.  Thank you Jason, I really do not appreciate the art of baking.  I also…

Smoked King Salmon for my Pappy

Sorry folks, I have been too busy this year to blog. Just finished up Salmon, Buck, and Elk season this year. Along with all my other duties and family time I just did not feel like blogging. However, Dad called me on the phone…