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Hood River’s Cupcake Gourmet’s Recipe of the Season- Peach & Honey Cupcakes!
August 16, 2010 – 6:10 pm | No Comment
Hood River’s Cupcake Gourmet’s Recipe of the Season- Peach & Honey Cupcakes!

My little business Cupcake Gourmet has been busy making cupcakes for weddings & special events this summer, but I had to take time to celebrate the peach season with a new recipe! My Honey & Peach Cupcakes are made with our Northwest Peach Jam, as well as our Wildflower Honey!

Strawberry Hazelnut Cheesecake Recipe
June 22, 2010 – 4:29 pm | No Comment

This recipe for Strawberry Hazelnut Cheesecake has our Roasted Hazelnuts in the crust for an added crunch and wonderful nutty flavor! And of course it’s made with LOTS of our Strawberry Jam swirled in the batter!

Portland Farmers Market’s “Tart Lady” fills her famous cookies with Oregon Growers Marionberry Jam
May 20, 2010 – 6:25 pm | No Comment
Portland Farmers Market’s “Tart Lady” fills her famous cookies with Oregon Growers Marionberry Jam

Walking through the crowded “streets” of Portland’s Farmers Market, it’s easy to spot Market Gourmet on any given Saturday among the other great local vendor booths. Also known as “The Tart Lady” you’ll be able to spot Monica Halici’s booth by the long line of patient customers, the scent of freshly baked french inspired delicacies and also by her signature pink market tent

Peach Shortcakes with Whipped Cream & Peachy Strawberries
March 23, 2010 – 4:07 pm | No Comment

These tender & sweet shortcakes will make the perfect ending to your Easter brunch or dinner! Sweet peach flavor in every bite, paired with fresh whipped cream and strawberries make for an easy and convenient …

One Bowl Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake
March 9, 2010 – 2:39 pm | No Comment

You heard right. This Chocolate Cake recipe can be made using ONE bowl. Aside from the fact that it’s delicious, it happens to be super easy! This recipe is layered with Oregon Growers Red Raspberry Preserves and covered in rich chocolate buttercream!

Quick Apple & Puff Pastry Dessert
December 3, 2009 – 7:18 pm | No Comment

With the holiday season being a busy time for us all, this dessert is perfect when you need to make something at the last minute! Anyone can make this deliciously easy dessert that will have your friends and families believing you are a professional pastry chef! Serve warm from the oven with vanilla ice cream, just as good as a holiday apple pie without the hours spent in the kitchen!

Winning Pear & Hazelnut Pie Recipe
October 13, 2009 – 6:04 pm | One Comment

This is my very own recipe for my pear & hazelnut pie with hazelnut crust that earned first place in the pear pie category at the 7th Annual Gorge Grown Fruit Dessert Contest!

Apple Butter Crumb Cake
September 17, 2009 – 4:56 pm | No Comment

With freshly harvested apples being plucked from the trees as we speak, I had to create a recipe that celebrates the season! Our Oregon Growers Apple Butter gives this recipe a rich apple flavor and the crumb topping adds a delicious crunchy texture!

Stephanie’s “Healthy” Vanilla Bean Cake with Fresh Strawberries & Whipped Cream
July 7, 2009 – 2:22 pm | One Comment

I recently made this cake for a friend’s small wedding reception. She originally mentioned that she preferred something on the healthy side, but knowing that is not my specialty, I suggested this cake and she happily put those feelings aside!

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.