Category: Food and Wine of Willamette Valley

  • Penne Pasta with Hazelnuts and Dried Cherries in a Brandy Cream Sauce

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 box (or 1-pound) Penne pasta 2 tablespoons butter 2 shallots, chopped fine ½ cup dried cherries ½ cup hazelnuts, roasted and chopped ¼ cup Brandy 1 cup chicken stock 1 cup whipping cream Salt and freshly ground pepper ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves PREPARATION In a large saute pan, melt butter […]

  • Pear Riesling Cast Iron Gallette with Cardamom Whipped Cream

    Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS For the Pastry: 1½ cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon ground cardamom 10 tablespoons (1¼ sticks) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces 1 large egg yolk 1 to 3 tablespoons ice-cold Oregon Riesling wine For the Gallette 6-8 pears, cored and cut in wedges, ½-inch thick ½ cup […]

  • Ginger and Apple Crusted Pork Tenderloin

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 (2 pound) pork tenderloin Salt ¼ cup honey 3 tablespoons apple cider 2 tablespoons Dijon 2 to 3 apples, chopped superfine 2 (3-inch) pieces ginger, peeled and chopped superfine 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 3 tablespoons canola oil PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400°F. Season porl tenderloin generously with salt. In a […]