RECIPE: Grilled Stone Fruit Flat Bread with Pistachio Cream

Summer is almost over (well, technically it ends today, but who is counting?) but there is still plenty of reason to be a sunny state of mind. Local stone fruit like peaches and plums are still plentiful at most local markets and the weather, while grey and cold early, is just nice enought by late afternoon…

WINNER… WINNER!

Let’s hear it for the winners! August’s BACK TO SCHOOL Gift Box has been awarded… Congratulations to Jane, Joy, Suzanne and Jeff! Check your inbox guys, the goods await! We will be giving away September’s APPLE PIE Giftt Box at the end of the month. Make sure you are reading our emails for your chance to win.  CLICK HERE…

WINNER… WINNER!

Let’s hear it for the winners! July’s PICNIC FOR TWO Gift Box has been awarded… Congratulations to Tracy, Colleen, Janet and Sean! Check your inbox guys, the goods await! We will be giving away July’s Picnic for Two Gift Box at the end of the month. Make sure you are reading our emails for your chance to win….

the Moscow Mule turns 75

The Moscow Mule, that fresh and effervescent cocktail served up in ice cold copper mugs that started America’s love affair with Vodka, has reached the ripe old age of 75. The story goes that way back when a meeting was convened between John Martin, president of the Heublein liquor distributor, and Jack Morgan, owner and…

Finex Factory Fun

A good time was had by all at Thursday evening’s Finex factory tour. Thanks to everybody who came to see how these works of cookware art are made. Those of you who took advantage of the special pricing…you’re going to love those pans! We hope to persuade the gang at Finex to do this again…

WINNER… WINNER!

Let’s hear it for the winners! June’s GRILLIN’ Gift Box has been awarded… Congratulations to Sandra, Hailey, Eliot and Linda! Check your inbox guys, the goods await! We will be giving away July’s Picnic for Two Gift Box at the end of the month. Make sure you are reading our emails for your chance to win.  CLICK HERE TO…

Farm Recipe: GRILLED SUMMER SQUASH WITH HERBED LIME DRESSING

Each week our friends at Sauvie Island’s own VIBRANT VALLEY FARM share recipes that spotlight the freshest local produce from their field. They are kind enough to share with us. GRILLED SUMMER SQUASH WITH HERBED LIME DRESSING 1 cocozelle squash, washed and cut into 1/2″ thick rounds 1 bunch basil leaves 1 tablespoon sesame oil…

Farm Recipe: Mexican Black Beans

Each week our friends at Sauvie Island’s own VIBRANT VALLEY FARM share recipes that spotlight the freshest local produce from their field. They are kind enough to share with us. MEXICAN BLACK BEANS 2 cups dried black beans, picked over and rinsed 2 tablespoons pork fat, lard or bacon drippings 1 small white onion, diced…

We have a winner… well, 4 actually…

Let’s hear it for the winners! April’s A PIZZA MY HEART Gift Box has been awarded… Congratulations to Cheryl, Erin, Laura and Carol! Check your inbox guys, your prizes await! We will be giving away May’s In Vino Veritas Gift Box at the end of the month. Make sure you are reading our emails for your chance to win….