Warm Feta, Olive & Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

Cozy up to a hot fire with crusty bread, warm feta spread and Yellow Tail's Pure Bright Chardonnay We've been seeing this baked feta trend all over TikTok and couldn't wait to try it ourselves. This recipe leaves so much room for improvisation, add your own favorite ingredients and make it uniquely yours. Warm Feta, … Continue reading Warm Feta, Olive & Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

Baked Tomatoes with Cheese

A quick and simple appetizer sure to please a crowd. This time of year gardens are bursting with goodness and farmers markets are filled with fresh produce. The "fresh" tomato is in season, so let's get in the kitchen! *variations below Baked Tomatoes with Cheese Ingredients 4 tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmasan cheese … Continue reading Baked Tomatoes with Cheese

Hawaiian Nachos with Pineapple Avocado Relish and “Lava” Aioli

Savor the flavors of the islands in just one bite with these tasty gems. It is evident that in today's society food serves multiple purposes including entertainment and travel. Sometimes we do not need a photograph to relive a fun and vibrant memory of an exotic far off land; sometimes the memory can be brought … Continue reading Hawaiian Nachos with Pineapple Avocado Relish and “Lava” Aioli

Game Day Finger Foods: Bacon-Wrapped Alaska Scallop Sliders

Are you ready for game day? Northwest flavors are on the menu! If you are whipping up appetizers and finger foods for a hungry crew, add some Alaska Seafood to your shopping list. Your guests will love these little beauties.

Four Bold Game Day Tacos

These four bold, authentic original Mexican dishes will take your football party to the next level. No matter who you are rooting for this Super Bowl season, good food is on the menu. And as life gets busier, schedules get tighter. When we take small short-cuts to feed a hungry crowd, we still want great flavors … Continue reading Four Bold Game Day Tacos

Cucumber Rolls with Ham and Cheese

Ahhh. Spring. My mind immediately wanders to backyard barbecues, garden parties and outdoor festivities. In reality, spring in the northwest is a combustible combination of all four seasons, often happening at the same time. Even though Mother Nature isn't going to cooperate and bring us warm weather right away, we are throwing a garden party. … Continue reading Cucumber Rolls with Ham and Cheese

Take a Walk on the Wild Side with Date Night Doins’ Venison Tenders

A Wood Pellet Grill Recipe by DateNightDoins.com Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 2 ½ hours @ 400 degrees (205c) Grill: Green Mountain Wood Pellet Grill Pellets: Pacific Pellet Gourmet BBQ Pellet Mountain Maple   Links:  You can find more recipes like this at Date Night Doins and Chef of the Future Seasoning is available at COF.Rocks  

The Must Have Elements of the Perfect Guacamole

It’s not a Cinco de Mayo party without chips, salsa and guacamole. Before we headed to the kitchen to begin prepping for the big day, we asked Cabo Flats chef Antonio Brodziak, for a few tips promised to impress. Buy the right avocado: Everybody knows that guacamole is consisted of avocado, but people often use just … Continue reading The Must Have Elements of the Perfect Guacamole

Game-Day Menu; Bloody Mary’s and Baby Back Ribs

We all have our favorite foods to eat with our hands on game-day.  Would it really  be a pigskin party without chicken wings and the ultimate finger food, baby back ribs? You have heard me say it before and I am shouting it out again.  It is much more fun to watch the game and … Continue reading Game-Day Menu; Bloody Mary’s and Baby Back Ribs

Game-Day Appetizers & Finger Foods

Getting ready for the big games this weekend doesn't just mean cleaning the family room or man-cave, putting out the props and buying a brew or two.  There is quite a bit of prep work involved in planning, shopping and preparing a feast for the hungry, and loud,  masses during the playoff's. My favorite food … Continue reading Game-Day Appetizers & Finger Foods