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Lavender Butter Cookies

These cookies have become a staple at our events. We’ve served them to accompany our Muse (Early Muscat with Early Muscat Grappa). But Haley has also been selling them to raise money for her college fund since she was 6 or 7 — a dozen for $5. As you might imagine,...

Apple-Gruyere Gougeres

One of the recipes that only yields half of what you expect because most of the morsels never make it to the table. Ingredients 2 cups water 2 sticks butter 2 cups flour 8 large eggs 2 cups gruyere cheese, grated 4 cups cooked, diced apple 1/4 teaspoon cayenne or 1/2...

Garlic & White Bean Spread

This is an easy, versatile go-to spread that brightens up any occasion. Our recipe is a hybrid between that found in Tuscany and Greece. It keeps well for a week or more tightly covered in the refrigerator. Just allow it to come to room temperature or warm slightly...

smoked-salmon-chowder

Smoked Salmon Chowder Smoked salmon is one of the quintessential dishes of the northwest. Even so, there are so many styles of smoked salmon that it’s almost a genre in itself. My first introduction was to salmon smoked by a college roommate in his Little Chief...

Lavender Butter Cookies

Lavender Butter Cookies These cookies have become a staple at our events. We’ve served them to accompany our Muse (Early Muscat with Early Muscat Grappa). But Haley has also been selling them to raise money for her college fund since she was 6 or 7 — a...