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Destino Latino Cuisine and Tours

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Dog Sledding and Snow Corn Eating

Years ago, on Mount Bachelor, I got a little taste of what it would be like to dog sled in Alaska, along with inspiration for a dessert to put at the top of my Northwest Meets Southwest  “what to eat before you die” food bucket list. DOG SLEDDING AND SNOW CORN EATING “I have a surprise for […]

Extreme launching

Last April on the Wilson River in Oregon, I was introduced to what looked like Bob Sled boat launching.  You have to have a long rope to drop the boat.  The real danger in getting the boat in the water was in the heavy layer of early morning frost on the launch and metal stairs […]

Forest Gumbo

Forest Gumbo.

Destination Dining

Destination Dining.

Northwest Meets Southwest Chorizo Stuffed Chicken Breast

For this lodge recipe, I butterflied a chicken breast and topped it with chorizo and finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes.  I rolled the beast up and wrapped very thin slices of side pork seasoned with natural hickory smoke powder tightly around the bundle.  I pan fried the breast on medium heat until the pork was browned […]

Forest Gumbo (It’s like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get)

Pictured is a game hen stuffed with Bristol and wild rice surrounded by Southwestern spicedgumbo gravy. I made it healthy by using olive oil for the roux and lean wild Northwestern meats ( bear sausage,  venison sausage and chunks of elk tenderloin). One of my favorite recipes to make (and eat) is gumbo. This dish is on my […]