Carrot Cake, Parma-style

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Parma Style Carrot Cake - Recipe Giada de Laurentis

Parma-style Carrot Cake by Giada De Laurentiis This fabulously subtle and unique Carrot Cake, Parma-style recipe by Giadi De Laurentiis, makes repeat performances in our family ever since we discovered it on the Food Network. Lightly sweet, not too spicy, well-balanced and zingy with a touch of fennel and lemon zest, this carrot cake can be eaten for breakfast, lunch … Read More

Hungarian Sausage Bake

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Handwritten recipe for the Hungarian Sausage Bake

Hungarian Sausage Bake with a low-carb version This is a lovely family recipe that you can easily make on-the-go, or create from leftovers (such as barbecued sausage links) for a new nourishing meal. Our lighter, low-carb version uses cauliflower instead of potatoes : cauliflower is such a versatile vegetable and marries well in flavor texture with smoky sausage and smooth … Read More

Family Heirloom Chicken Casserole with Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Sour Cream Sauce

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Chicken Casserole with Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Sour Cream Sauce in an ovenproof casserole dish after baking.

Family Heirloom Chicken Casserole with Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Sour Cream Sauce This is a wonderful, simple and inexpensive casserole that is a good family meal but elegant enough to serve for company. This recipe is perfect with home-canned tomatoes, although the vineyards have prevented me from canning over the past few years! The leftover broth makes a lovely soup. Ingredients:6 … Read More

Celebrating the Circle of Vineyard Life | Holiday Baked Brie

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Season's Greetings 2018 from Three Feathers Estate & Vineyard.  Celebrating the New Year 2019 with a decorative table and Three Feathers Pinot Noir.

Celebrating the Circle of Vineyard Life What an eventful year it has been! Starting with a few weeks of planning in January we pruned vines the first week of February.  In March and April we prepped the soil and the aisles and started preventative spraying. The vines broke their dormancy the first week of May and after that it was … Read More

Giving Thanks

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Tasting 2017 Three Feathers Pinot Noir Wines with a selection of cheeses.

Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds. – Theodore Roosevelt Excerpt from Proclamation 466 (November 2, 1901) when President Roosevelt established the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day. Here at Three … Read More

Waste Not, Want Not

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Pinot Noir grape jelly made from the Precoce clone at Three Feathers Estate & Vineyard.

Brix, Birds and The Worlds Most Expensive Jelly As I explained last year in my recipe for Blackberry Pinot Noir Sauce, I have a problem with wasting grapes. During pre-harvest months, while we wait for the grapes to ripen, a lot of testing is done to gauge the sugar level in the grapes.  If I am being very stingy, I … Read More

Pan Bagnat, Two Versions

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Picnic on the Oregon Coast with a Pan Bagnat sandwich and a bottle of 2016 Three Feathers Pinot Noir.  The 'Pan Bagnat' is a traditional local sandwich NICE Alpes-Maritimes French Riviera Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur France.

Pan Bagnat, literally Bathed Bread, is a sandwich originating from the French region of Provence which is very popular in Nice. The bagnat is a round crusty bread that absorbs juices without falling apart. The interior of the loaf is removed and filled with a variety of ingredients such as an anchovy-based vegetable salad with hard boiled eggs known as … Read More

Simple Salmon with Sour Cream Herb Dressing and Fresh Berries

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Simple Salmon with Oregon berries and our 2016 Three Feathers Pinot Noir.

Simple Salmon with Sour Cream Herb Dressing and Oregon Berries This recipe is inspired by the French salmon eaters in our family across the Atlantic, two of whom produce smoked salmon professionally and provide us with a steady source of delicious fish throughout the year. This on-the-go recipe is a perfect summertime standby designed to feed any quantity of people … Read More

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream with Blackberry Pinot Noir Sauce

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Recipe for Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream with Blackberry Pinot Noir Sauce from Three Feathers Estate & Vineyard.

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream with Blackberry Pinot Noir Sauce What could be more quintessentially Oregon than Pinot Noir and Blackberries?  Three Feathers Estate was once home to a blackberry farm and the land is still covered with wild blackberries in abundance.  I came up with this sauce when I was testing our 2017 grapes for ripeness and could not bear … Read More