Happy 2014
January 6, 2014 – 7:10 pm | No Comment

In this season of both reflection and looking forward, Oregon Growers would like to thank our partners, the local family-owned farms, for putting their hearts into growing the best tasting apples, pears, marionberries and all …

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Its harvest time in the Hood River Valley!
September 15, 2009 – 5:35 pm | No Comment

The 2009 harvest season is upon us. This means orchardists around the Hood River valley will be busy harvesting the apples and pears they have cared for all summer. Some of the varieties include sweet …

World Famous Pendelton Round-Up Sept. 16-19
September 15, 2009 – 2:41 pm | No Comment
World Famous Pendelton Round-Up Sept. 16-19

The first Pendleton Round-Up was to be “a frontier exhibition of picturesque pastimes, Indian and military spectacles, cowboy racing and bronco busting for the championship of the Northwest.” It turned out to be that and more.

Summer is here. And so are freshly picked berries and cherries!
July 28, 2009 – 1:25 pm | No Comment

This summer season has not only brought us wonderful weather, but delicious and bountiful crops of berries and cherries too! The Pacific Northwest’s hot and sunny days have produced tasty strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and luscious …

Oregon Hazelnuts! On Sale Now, Save $1 on all four varities!
July 13, 2009 – 2:56 pm | One Comment
Oregon Hazelnuts! On Sale Now, Save $1 on all four varities!

We are proud to announce that we now have a great selection of locally (of course) grown hazelnuts. Did you know that Oregon is the largest producer of hazelnuts in the United States? Our hazelnuts come from Hazelnut Growers of Oregon farmer co-op

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

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!

Hazelnut Halibut with Marsala Mango Sauce
July 1, 2009 – 12:05 pm | No Comment
Hazelnut Halibut with Marsala Mango Sauce

A fun new way to prepare halibut for a summer meal. This delicious recipe takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and serves 4.

Marsala Mango Sauce
3/4 cup     Marsala wine, sweet
1/4 cup    Chutney, mango or …

Easy Seven-Minute Hazelnut Spreads
June 20, 2009 – 11:58 am | No Comment
Easy Seven-Minute Hazelnut Spreads

Hazelnut Sun Dried Tomato Spread
Pulse 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts (skin removed), 1/4 cup fresh parsley, 1/2 cup drained sun dried tomatoes and 2 tablespoons of their oil in food processor until coarsely chopped.  Place in …

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 Barbecue Sauce now available at 71 Northwest Quality Food Center locations.
June 15, 2009 – 3:22 pm | No Comment
Pendleton Barbecue Sauce now available at 71 Northwest Quality Food Center locations.

One doesn’t normally equate the PWN as the hub of barbecue – and for the record I’m not suggesting it is. But, like many areas of the country we do have our aficionados and several great BBQ spots.

Chuck Hinton’s in Portland might be on the top of my list…

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.