Category Archives: Food

Steak Sandwiches

Some people may feel that filet mignon is too nice for a sandwich. Not I. Filet Mignon Sandwich with Sun Dried Tomato and Blue Cheese Sauce For steak 2 filet mignons 8 dried porcini mushrooms 1 tsp coriander seed 1/2 … Continue reading

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Halibut and Clam Sauce

    The clam sauce really complements the meaty halibut flavor etc etc. This is just really good. Halibut and Clam Sauce 2 doz clams live 1 doz mussels live 1 1/2 lbs halibut fillet 1 large shallot chopped 1 … Continue reading

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Crab Risotto

Crab season begins in December in Oregon so Christmas eve was a little different this year. The main difference between dungeness and blue crab is the size. Aside from the much better, sweeter flavor of blue crab of course. But … Continue reading

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Marinated Feta

People need munchies while they wait for that big holiday meal. This year we went with a Mediterranean-themed appetizer spread on Thanksgiving because Katherine’s colleague used to work for an olive distributor. Hey, we find inspiration everywhere. This is colorful, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Hummus

We wanted to do Mediterranean appetizers on Thanksgiving this year, but regular hummus didn’t seem very festive. This was as delicious as it was pretty and put some little pumpkins to use. And to think some people use those for … Continue reading

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French Toast with Wine-Soaked Pears

This topping is good on French toast or pancakes. French Toast with Wine Pear Topping 1 pear sliced thin 1/3 bottle semi sweet white wine * 4 thick slices sourdough or Brioche bread 2 eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Menu

Originally posted on Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide:
That is only half the turkey We hope you all have a great holiday. If you’ve forgotten a recipe or still have room on your table for one more dish, we hope…

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