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Cheese Parings from Celilo Restaurant in Hood River!
June 17, 2009 – 2:56 pm | No Comment
Cheese Parings from Celilo Restaurant in Hood River!

Chef and co-owner Ben Stenn can be found manning the pans 6 nights a week at Celilo Restaurant and Bar in Hood River Oregon. Ben is dedicated to using local products that highlight the seasons and the bounty we are lucky enough to have in our backyard.

Pendleton Pulled Pork Sandwich
June 11, 2009 – 5:06 pm | No Comment
Pendleton Pulled Pork Sandwich

This delicious sandwich can be found at Portland’s PGE Park this summer. Enjoy one the next time you are at the ball park. This recipe comes directly from the kitchen of Chef Bob Brumbaugh. He runs the show at the park. He likes our BBQ sauce for its subtle heat and smoky flavor.

Spring Spinach Salad with Crispy Bacon and Wildflower Honey Vinaigrette.
June 8, 2009 – 3:13 pm | 2 Comments
Spring Spinach Salad with Crispy Bacon and Wildflower Honey Vinaigrette.

This recipe comes from my friend John Helleberg –he and his wife Marcy recently opened their restaurant named after their one year old daughter Sophie. John has cooked in many notable venues in Virginia, Telluride Colorado, and Oregon.

Pear Hazelnut Cupcakes
June 7, 2009 – 4:02 pm | One Comment
Pear Hazelnut Cupcakes

I recently started Cupcake Gourmet, treats for special events, and I’ve been having a lot of fun creating new recipes that focus on Pacific Northwest ingredients. I like to call this cupcake “The Local”, using our Pear Hazelnut fruit spread and topping them off with roasted Oregon hazelnuts, this is the perfect cupcake to showcase Oregon’s finest flavors!

-Stephanie Halici
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Fresh Fig Appetizer
May 26, 2009 – 5:59 pm | No Comment

Guest Chef Jesse of Celilo Restaurant in Hood River
Local and fresh ingredients is the way to prepare the best meals. “Bringing out the flavor of the figs.”
Violet Figs (roasted)- Lyle, Washington
Roblia Fresca- Italian
Pancetta
Olive Oil
Salt & …