Salmon en Papillote: A Delicious Gift to Unwrap

Salmon is arguably one of my favorite proteins when it comes to deciding what to make for dinner. Offering an abundance of healthy fats and delicious flavor, it is a salmon fillet that I will enjoy at least once a week. I prefer wild salmon (above you see I used Sockeye salmon), but there are […]

Roasted Bell Pepper Farro Salad

If you love Ina Garten’s recipes and have even one of her cookbooks, you are going to want to check out the muse for today’s recipe. Lidey Heuck is a recipe tester for the Barefoot Contessa. Having her own blog, Lidey’s Table, it was her summer salad which Ina Garten shared on her instagram recently crediting […]

A Simple Summer Dessert: Homemade Ricotta Mousse with Fresh Berries

Lately I have been trying to stretch my palette as well as my abilities in the kitchen. And often my inspiration comes from delicious food I have the opportunity to enjoy when I dine out and about in Bend or elsewhere. Such was the case when I dined at The French Market a few weeks […]

Lemon Basil Zucchini Noodle Salad

Summer offers good health and food on a platter, and it feels as though it is simply up to us to open our arms and embrace the abundance. From long days to get outside and explore, exercise and breathe fresh air to fresh produce begging to be savored if only we knew what to do […]