Chef Daneold Bratwurst’s Famous Tahini Yogurt Sauce

by Jackson’s Corner Westside 845 NW Delaware Ave., Bend 541 647-2198 jacksonscornerbend@gmail.com Eastside 1500 NE Cushing Dr., Bend 541 382-1751 jacksonscornereast@gmail.com Ingredients: 32oz Greek Yogurt 150g Tahini 75g Lemon Juice 75g Olive Oil 5g Cumin 5g Onion Powder 5g Garlic Powder 5g Paprika 10g Turmeric 10g Salt Directions Combine everything in a mixing bowl and whisk until smooth. We use this sauce on fried cauliflower. It would be great on roast chicken or fish, and…


Summer 2018 #BeADoer ~ Falling In Love with Permaculture

by TAMERA DILLON My green thumb runs deep in my family roots; I was always out in the garden as a child with my mother and grandparents, and have managed to have various types and sizes of gardens wherever I’ve lived, even if it was a patio full of pots in my first apartment. I just love growing anything and everything. About six years ago, as I moved into a home with 40 acres to…


Watermelon, Mango Jicama Salad

by the MoeGang Household Ingredients 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons honey 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 4 cups watermelon balls 2 cups jicama, cubed small 1 cup mango, diced 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro plus extra for garnish Steps 1. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, vinegar, honey, olive…


Kim Chi

by Boundless Farmstead 503-883-1758 • 541-390-4825 www.boundlessfarmstead.com We make a seasonal Kim Chi, so the vegetables that we use vary. We usually use about 2 parts cabbage to one part carrots and one part kohlrabi. Ingredients: For a 1/2 Gallon Batch Vegetables: (use 3-4 lbs total veggies) Choose seasonal veggies from your local farmer’s market or garden. Veggies we have found that work well in Kim Chi include: green cabbage, napa cabbage, bok choi, carrots,…


Mediterranean Buddha Bowl

by Savory Spice Bend – Old Mill District 375 SW Powerhouse Dr., Bend • 541-306-6855 Ingredients 2 small zucchini 2 small yellow squash 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided Salt & pepper to season 1 red bell pepper 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 cup farro 2 cups water 1 tsp. Crushed Urfa Chiles 1/2 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar 1 tsp. honey 1 Tbsp. Italian Dressing Blend 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes 1 cup…


What is a CSA

by AMANDA BENKER Owner of Dome Grown Produce CSA is one of those acronyms you see and hear about everywhere, and feel like you should know what it stands for — like the FDA or IRS. It is a concept that has been around for a while but is gaining in popularity as people are yearning to eat fresher, healthier and support the local food economy. It stands for Community Supported Agriculture. What is it…


Summer Herbs & Essential Oils

by CONNIE BRIESE As I sit here writing this and thinking about — anticipating really — what herbs I need to be planting, or what oils I should be planning ahead for my summer needs, I am diffusing my go-to spring allergy blend of lavender, lemon and peppermint. This blend for me was one of my first love affairs with essential oils, something that worked miracles on my recently acquired Central Oregon allergies. But enough…


Top 10 Summer Superfoods

by CINDY MISKOWIEC & CHRISTIE REID of Synchronicity Wellness Summer is just around the corner and you know what that means… an abundance of fresh, local foods will be available at your local farms and farmers markets. You can find everything you need from fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry and dairy, to sweet treats, flowers and even soaps and essential oils. The benefit of eating locally and seasonally is that you get the best tasting,…


Not Just a Pretty Face!

Health Benefits of Tropical House Plants by ROBIN SNYDER, Tumalo Garden Market Keeping yourself healthy is an ongoing task. Eating right, sleeping and exercising are all ways to actively maintain your health, but plants can support your health in passive and active ways as well. The very house plants that you have sitting in your living room may be doing more than being pretty accessories to your home. Houseplants offer numerous benefits to nearly every…


Dishing Local Bounty to Raving Local Fans

by BRIAN KERR, Executive Chef, Deschutes Brewery & Public House I was working for a worldwide restaurant chain for ten years and was becoming disillusioned with their practices in menu development and the way they treated their staff — two things that are very near the core of my philosophies. When I began work there in the early 2000’s it was still a very large company but it had a mom and pop senior management…