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Tons of Summer Beverage Recipes

July 23, 2014

When it gets hot out, you get to cool down with a nice refreshing beverage!  Whether relaxing by the pool, enjoying a summer picnic, or hosting an outdoor wedding or party, these drinks (cocktails & non-alcoholic beverages) will fit the
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Cranberry-Contreau Mimosa

July 17, 2014

Cranberry-Contreau Mimosa Cranberry for Concoctions is a special unsweetened cranberry juice produced by a small farm in Washington and available in our Seattle retail store. Unfortunately we’re not able to ship it across the country, but you could substitute conventional
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Grape, Herb & Goat Cheese Wraps

July 09, 2014

Goat Cheese Wraps These 2-bite wraps are a light vegetarian appetizer – creamy, fruity, just the right size for passing as canapés, and very pretty. Ingredients:    4oz Goat Cheese (Chevre) 20 Red Grapes, quartered 20 Green Grapes, quartered 1 tsp
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Egg, Tomato & Meatball Tagine

July 03, 2014

Morrocan Egg, Tomato & Meatball Tagine (aka “BF”) This simple, home-style braised dish is deliciously savory, with creamy, rich eggs, hearty spiced meatballs, and warming harissa with just the barest hint of kick.  We used a traditional clay tagine to
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Pistachio Cake

July 21, 2014

Pistachio Bundt Cake This sweet, faintly nutty bundt cake has a toasted crust and a delightfully moist interior.  It’s easy to make, and easy to love. Ingredients: Batter: 6oz Unsalted Butter 1 ½ cups Sugar 8 Egg Yolks 1 tsp
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Merino Loin w/ Roasted Sweet Potato & Blueberries

July 14, 2014

Merino Loin w/ Roasted Sweet Potato & Blueberries This recipe is not as sweet as it sounds: the sweet potatoes are roasted with herbs and mushrooms and the blueberries are macerated overnight with red wine vinegar. The resulting dish is
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6 Superb Sandwich Recipes

July 08, 2014

There are those who believe summer is for sandwiches.  Picnics, lighter meals for hot days, or a quick bite with a nice refreshing beverage – the sandwich is super convenient and portable, but it can also be incredibly delicious.  Here
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Pomegranate & Chile Glazed Duck Breasts

June 30, 2014

Pomegranate & Chile Glazed Duck Breasts Rendered & seared duck breasts glazed with a fruity, herby sauce with a bit of heat, served over a creamy celery root puree. Drink Pairing: Oregon Pinot Noir Wine Ingredients: Makes 2 Servings 2
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Wagyu Oil Tortillas

July 19, 2014

Wagyu Oil Tortillas Making flour tortillas from scratch is easier than you think.  These have a subtle beefy flavor thanks to the wagyu oil. Ingredients: 1/2 cup cold Wagyu Oil 2 cups All Purpose Flour 1 tsp Kosher Salt A
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Siphon Whipped Truffled Potatoes

July 12, 2014

Siphon-Whipped Truffled Potatoes Creamy and super smooth, yet fluffy, with a bold truffle flavor, these potatoes are the height of decadence. Ingredients: 2lbs Yukon Gold Potatoes 1 stick Butter 1 cup Heavy Cream 1 cup low sodium/unsalted Chicken or Pork
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Smoky Grilled Peach & Burrata Salad

July 06, 2014

Smoky Grilled Peach & Burrata Salad Grilled peaches are the perfect summer food as a dessert, salad, or appetizer. Here we’ve paired them with fresh mint, creamy burrata cheese, and a secret surprise – smoked salt & olive oil to
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Apple Pistachio Risotto

June 28, 2014

Apple Pistachio Risotto Savory, sweet, rich risotto with a blend of complex flavors and textures. Serve it by itself, or with lamb, chicken, or white fish (halibut, sole, etc). Ingredients: 2 cups Carnaroli Rice 1 tbsp Pistachio Paste ½ cup
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