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Fresh Picked Recipe! Cherry Pistachio Crumb Cake

July 20, 2011 – 3:13 pm

Cherry season is finally upon us! And we have been waiting patiently for fresh picked fruit to fill the jars of our Black Cherry Jam! We incorporated spoonfuls of our jam in a delicious pistachio crumb cake with hints of cardamom. Delicious!

Wedge Salad with Creamy Pendleton Barbeque Dressing! Perfect for Father’s Day (Really!)

June 14, 2011 – 12:38 pm

So salad probably doesn’t immediately come to mind when thinking of something delicious to prepare your dad on Father’s Day, but as far as salads go this one is pretty manly! A wedge of crisp …

Madi Gras Party Recipe- Beignet Twist with Strawberry Pinot Whipped Cream!

March 3, 2011 – 6:24 pm

If you are in the mood to celebrate Madi Gras on March 8th, then these beignets are a must try! In New Orleans, these deliciously light and fluffy fried doughnuts are part of the city’s culinary legacy, and it just wouldn’t be Madi Gras without them!

Big Game Recipes with Big Flavor!

February 1, 2011 – 3:30 pm
bbq sauce pic

Whether you are there for the game, food or the company, everyone LOVES a Super Bowl Party! Munching on delightfully salty snacks, surrounded by the TV with your friends and family is a great way …

Simple Thanksgiving Side Dish-Green Beans with Bacon and Oregon Hazelnuts

November 18, 2010 – 3:51 pm
Green Beans pic

This is a great recipe for Thanksgiving dinner! Instead of the traditional Green Bean Casserole this year change it up with this simple & quick side dish! Sautéed fresh green bean, bacon and our Roasted Oregon Hazelnuts will sure be a crowd pleaser for this Thanksgiving holiday!

Deliciously Easy Recipe-Chicken With Cherry Zinfandel & Thyme Pan Sauce

November 9, 2010 – 4:05 pm

Here is a deliciously easy recipe for Pan Roasted Chicken with Cherry Thyme Sauce that uses our Cherry Zinfandel Jam. A quick and easy sauce made with our wonderfully tart Cherry Zinfandel Jam, lots of fresh thyme and shallots to accompany perfectly pan roasted chicken!

Bellwether Farm’s Carmody & Oregon Growers’ Apple Fennel Chutney: A Match Made in Grilled Cheese Heaven!

October 18, 2010 – 2:25 pm
Bellwether sandwich

This pairing of Oregon Growers’ Apple Fennel Chutney and Bellwether’s Carmody is a perfect combination for an upgraded version of the grilled cheese sandwich! Carmody is a wonderfully creamy, buttery cow’s milk cheese that is great for melting!

Hood River’s Cupcake Gourmet’s Recipe of the Season- Peach & Honey Cupcakes!

August 16, 2010 – 6:10 pm
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!


July 29, 2010 – 6:12 pm

Pendleton Mesquite BBQ Chicken Strips

The perfect Party Starter!


3 pounds skinned and boned chicken breasts
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon onion power
¾ teaspoon dried parsley …

Barbecued Onions with Pendleton BBQ Sauce

July 13, 2010 – 5:28 pm

Here is a super simple, but delicious way to kick up your next BBQ. Try adding delicious “Barbecued” onions to grilled brats or burgers!