Category Archives: Dinner

Pork Meatball Soup

This soup has an excellent light broth that pairs well with the fatty pork meatballs and spicy broccoli. Pork Meatball Ramen 1 lb ground Italian sausage 1 cup dried shiitake mushrooms soaked in 2 cups boiling water 1 head broccoli … Continue reading

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Pumpkin “Carbonara”

This pasta sauce is really creamy and thick and although it has no eggs it does taste like carbonara. Pumpkin Carbonara 2 1/2 lbs fresh pumpkin diced into 1/2″ cubes 1/2 cup red onion diced fine 3 tbsp garlic minced … Continue reading

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Sesame Crusted Tofu

This is a great appetizer or small plate. The dipping sauce can be hotter if desired just add more dried pepper. Sesame Crusted Tofu 1 lb firm tofu pressed for at least 8 hours 1tbsp ginger minced 3 cloves garlic … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

Use smaller acorn squash to turn this into a first course. The amount of feta is a suggestion, more is always allowed. Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash 1 1/2 lbs acorn squash sliced in half seeds and pulp scooped out 1 … Continue reading

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Salmon Cakes with Tahini Sauce

This is a great way to use up leftover grilled salmon. The finished cakes can just be baked if you want a healthier option. Just place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Salmon Cakes with Tahini Cream Sauce 1 lb … Continue reading

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Maple Grilled Salmon Steaks

This is a simple marinade for any strong flavored fish. Grill over direct heat to caramelize the syrup. Maple Cider Marinade 3-4 1 1/2″ salmon steaks 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup hard apple cider 4 tbsp maple syrup 1 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Farro Risotto

There are a number of smaller pumpkin varieties in the pacific northwest, the type pictured is roughly 3-5 lbs and about the size of a cannon ball. Any type of pumpkin will work for this, just harvest enough flesh for … Continue reading

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