Category Archives: BBQ, Canning & Recipes

Traeger Roasted Lamb Sliders

Traeger Lamb Slider

While the original was a mini “grease-burger” by Whitecastle in the 1940s, they’ve come a long way! Watch one way to twist a slider into something unexpected on your Traeger grilling recipe book. What You’ll Need for Roasting the Lamb 1 Lamb leg roast (I de-boned mine, but you don’t have to. Smaller pieces cook faster. You […]

Pumpkin-Hazelnut Cake With Maple Glaze

Hazelnut Pumpkin Recipe Blog

Adapted from a NY Times recipe by YOSSY AREFI by Chef Jessica Ritter Champion, Co-owner Wild Pear Restaurant & Catering and Ritter’s Housemade Foods. Pumpkin-Hazelnut Bundt Cake With Maple Brown-Butter Glaze TIME: 1 1/2 hours, plus allow time for cooling. Hazelnut-Mint Pesto: 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 ¼ […]

Hazelnut Topped Crostini

Late summer is an excellent time to enjoy the fruits of your garden in new ways. This simple appetizer recipe uses fresh mint leaves and Indigo Rose Tomatoes from the garden with other ingredients. Ingredients: 1 – loaf artisan bread of your choice (Used here: 12 oz Rustic Italian Loaf – Simple Truth Organic – […]

Hazelnut-Mint Pesto

by Chef Jessica Ritter Champion, Co-owner Wild Pear Restaurant & Catering and Ritter’s Housemade Foods. It’s it Grilling Season and this recipe goes well with so many grilled meats and vegetables. Hazelnut-Mint Pesto: ¼ cup chopped, toasted hazelnuts, deskinned 1 ½ cups packed fresh mint leaves, rinsed and dried ½ cup fresh parsley, rinsed and […]