Recipes

Used Fish Salesmen “What will it take to get you into some used fish today”.

The movie “A River Runs through It” which started the migration to the Siren singing wild trout rivers and streams of Northwestern Montana, is a wash-out compared to the show I was privy to while working as a chef in fishing lodges.  Quite a few of the guides I had the pleasure of working around, […]

Drifting Off In Paradise

Drifting off in Paradise The idea of paradise is different for everyone.  For many, picturing a day in paradise conjures up images akin to sitting under a colorful beach umbrella, with some kind of fu-fu cocktail in hand, while watching the sun sink slowly into the ocean. Periodic gratis days of drift boat fishing is […]

Baby-Back Apple Butter BBQ Ribs

Apples and ribs, a very “tempting” comfort fruit combination Old fashioned apple butter becomes a spicy BBQ sauce and a true Northwest Meets Southwest Infusion flavor twist, in this comfort fruit recipe.  I bought this cute little Harry & David cookie jar apple truck one day while  “Goodwill Shopping” in Beaverton Oregon. I love shopping […]

Fallen Angel Food Cake

Quite often, the name of a new recipe will pop into my head first, and then the inspiration will follow for it’s creation.  “Fallen Angel” Food Cake was one of those recipes. While going through some old family photos one day, I picked up one of my oldest daughter Nicolle at a Halloween party. She […]

Chorizo & Potato Stuffed French Canadian Toast

A woman friend and I drove up to Fernie BC yesterday for lunch and a little shopping.  It is only an hour drive from Eureka Montana,  to the alpine-like mountains and famous Elk River. Old man winter was late this year here in the lower Canadian Rockies.  It was May 25th with a chilly wind blowing […]

“Making Do” Honey Dew Salad with Chunky Ginger Peach Vinaigrette and Goat Cheese

“Making Do” Honey Dew Salad with Chunky Ginger Peach Vinaigrette and Goat Cheese.

Yellow Tail Smoked Salmon Salsa

Yellow Tail Smoked Salmon Salsa.