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Chanterelle Sirloin Pasta

Chanterelle Sirloin Pasta

Growing up I thought that mushroom meant those little white button mushrooms that you buy in a blue styrofoam container.  But eventually I discovered the world of mushrooms, and what a wonderful world it is!  Mushrooms vary in texture and flavor, and one of my…

How to Make Grilled Oysters in the Oven

How to Make Grilled Oysters in the Oven

These are the oysters I served at our all local ingredient Christmas dinner party last week.  If you head there and watch the video you’ll see Eric and I eating ours raw!  But not everyone likes raw oysters, so here’s a really simple recipe for…

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Local and Seasonal Cooking for a Christmas Party

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Local and Seasonal Cooking for a Christmas Party

For this month’s 24, 24, 24 event I proposed preparing food for a big party using ingredients that were locally produced, grown, and made.  Some ingredients I used were ones that I canned or froze over the summer months.  But most of the ingredients were…

Blueberry Balsamic Salmon and Potato Domino Squares

Blueberry Balsamic Salmon and Potato Domino Squares

Blueberry week part 2 is a savory blueberry balsamic reduction that is amazing over salmon.  The one side dish of our meal that didn’t have blueberries was our domino potato squares.  Both of these dishes were a first time experiment and a lot of fun. …