RECIPE: Kare-Kare, Oxtail & Peanut Stew

FROM FINEX and Chef Carlo Lamagna of Magna – here in Portland INGREDIENTS Kare-kare 2 oz vegetable oil 3 lbs oxtail, cut into 2” sections 1 lbs beef honeycomb tripe, sliced 3 qt beef stock 1 lbs onions, small dice 3 Tbsp garlic, minced ¼ C fish sauce 5 Thai eggplant, halved 2 heads bok…

RECIPE: Beer and Gruyere Fondue

FROM FINEX Ingredients 1 C pilsner style beer 1 lb. Smoked Gruyère cheese 1 Tbsp cornstarch 2 tsp dijon mustard Dash of worcester sauce Pinch of paprika Pinch of Jacobsen Sea Salt Chopped scallions for garnish Instructions Bring the beer to a boil over medium-high heat in a FINEX Cast Iron 1 quart saucepan. Reduce…

RECIPE: Spicy Cast-Iron Salsa Verde

PREP TIME: About 35 MIN. |  FROM FINEX Ingredients ½ Tbsp coconut oil or ghee ½ onion, medium, peeled & thinly sliced 2 red or yellow chilies, thinly sliced 8 jalapeños, seeded & thinly sliced 1 ½ Tbsp garlic, minced ½ tsp sea salt 2 C chicken bone broth 1 C white vinegar, optional Instructions In…

RECIPE: Gabriel Rucker’s Braised Chicken

FROM FINEX and Chef Gabriel Rucker Famed Portland Chef Gabriel Rucker of Le Pigeon and Canard has been offering live cooking demos on his Instagram to keep us all entertained – and well fed – through the coronavirus quarantine. Check out his story highlights for a re-cap of this chicken recipe. “This is a super fun chicken…

RECIPE: the Moscow Mule, Three ways

The Original Moscow Mule Recipe: Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Vodka 4 oz. Ginger Beer Fresh Lime Ice Copper Mug Directions: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add Vodka and Ginger Beer, and stir for 15 seconds. Strain into a Copper Mug, fill with crushed ice, and garnish with a lime wedge. THE KENTUCKY MULE RECIPE: INGREDIENTS: 1.5 oz. Bourbon…

RECIPE: Mini Quiches

Mini Quiches are the Perfect Brunch Food Any Day SERVINGS: 8-12 | PREP TIME: 10 MIN. | COOK TIME: 1 HOUR  | FROM LHTC Notes from the LHTC Team: Quiche is a personal favorite (can you go wrong with cheese, eggs and pastry?), and what I love most is that it is so adaptable. Especially…

RECIPE: Bacon French Toast Bake

Brunch served for the whole family! This unique take on french toast will become an instant favorite, combining both amazing sweet and savory flavors into an irresistible bake.  SERVINGS: 8-12 | Prep Time: 10 min. | cook time: 1 Hour  | FROM NORDIC WARE Ingredients  4 eggs  4 cups whole milk  1/2 cup sugar  1/2…

KNOW HOW: 6 Types of Flour and How to Use Them

Our friends over at Learning How to Cook give you the low-down on all those different flours at the grocery store – and what they’re best used for! The two main differences between flour types are the origin source (for most, wheat) and the protein content (which determines how much gluten can be developed). Flour…

RECIPE: Mint Julep

SERVINGS: 1 | Prep Time: 5 Minutes Ingredients 1 dozen fresh mint leaves, plus one sprig for garnish 1 ounce simple syrup (or peach-flavored syrup) 2 ½ ounces bourbon Powdered sugar for garnish Instructions Drop the mint leaves and 1/4 ounce of the simple syrup into an old-fashioned glass and gently crush leaves with a…

RECIPE: Boozy Rum Cake for the Weekend

No matter the time of year, this Rum Cake is the perfect treat. SERVINGS: 8-12 | Prep Time: 1 Hour + Overnight Soak  | FROM LHTC Ingredients for Rum Cake 290 grams Granulated Sugar 113 grams Unsalted Butter, softened 99 grams Vegetable Oil 4 Eggs, room temperature 4 ounces Sour Cream, room temperature 2 teaspoons…

RECIPE: Herbs and Cheese Twist Bread

An adaptable recipe that takes advantage of whatever herbs & cheese you have available in your kitchen, no grocery trip necessary. SERVINGS: 1 loaf | TIME: OVER AN HOUR  | FROM LHTC Ingredients for dough 1 1/3 cups Warm Water 2 tablespoons Sugar 1 pkg. Yeast 1/4 cup Olive or Vegetable Oil 4 cups All-Purpose…

RECIPE: Margherita and Bolognese Pizza on the Kamado Joe DōJoe

Some days are just meant for pizza and Dan Parkin delivers.🍕 He shares his tips and tricks for making Margherita and Bolognese Pizza on the Kamado Joe DōJoe! Ingredients for Dough 370g 00 flour 28 g olive oil 5g salt 210ml water 5g sugar 7g dry active yeast Instructions for Dough Mix the flour and…