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Curried Pickled Carrots

A few years ago, many restaurants began offering appetizers of homemade pickles. They also starting adding them as condiments and toppings and began making fancier versions as side dishes. And unlike some food trends that are easy to tire of, I still love pickles. As a home cook, I started pickling not long after I […]

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Leftover Scramble

I am feeling the need to talk about salt and seasoning. This is prompted by a wedding I recently attended. Thankfully, the couple doesn’t live near here and hopefully don’t regularly follow my columns so I can discuss it truthfully. Almost anything can taste okay with enough seasoning. Yes, there are some disasters that even […]

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Homemade Huckleberry Milkshake

After years of being skunked, I finally found some huckleberries. And boy was it fun! I only sort of loosely went looking for them. I really just needed to go on a dog friendly hike and hadn’t been away from the quick ones near town in a while. I saw social media postings of others […]

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Jackson Hole Restaurants, Jackson Hole Dining

OYG is Back, Sort Of

Anyone else miss pizza night on Sundays? How about the huge bowl of steaming, rich lasagna? Or even the homemade lemoncello and polenta cookies at the end of the meal. I think anyone who has lived in the valley for more than a couple years misses the Old Yellowstone Garage, or OYG as it was […]

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Raspberry Jalapeño Cilantro Jam

Last week I was in Park City, Utah, and I had the best afternoon snack. It was a piece of thick wheat bread, slathered with a smear of softened goat cheese and topped with a habanero-orange jam. It was the perfect piece of toast. If I lived near this restaurant (Publik Coffee Roaster if you […]

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Parker Thomas Events will Help you Pick the Perfect Menu

We’ve all been there. The event (wedding, dinner party, fundraiser, etc) starts out great. And then, you eat the food. All of a sudden all you can remember is how the “hot” dish was served cold and the ice cream on the dessert melted before it arrived to your table. Well, if you pick the […]

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Peach Barbeque Sauce

Peaches scream summer to me.  There is something about the delectable fruit that is typically best eaten on a hot day on the deck so the juices can just run down your chin. And the best peaches, I believe, are grown in the hottest states: Georgia, South Carolina and Texas, for example. Not long ago, […]

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Dishing Magazine and Blog

Homemade Ricotta

I am in one of those phases in which I have been making lots of great food. Not to brag or anything, but I’ve just been inspired, and it’s been fun. This can be a phase. I happen to be into it right now and have been going out of my way to try new dishes […]

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White Buffalo Club Offers Breakfast at Bird in Hand Cafe

While we all know and love the White Buffalo Club for one of the best steak dinners in Jackson Hole, the hotel and restaurant are now also offering breakfast. In the morning, the downstairs restaurant space becomes Bird in Hand Cafe every day. Offering classics such as pancakes, a breakfast burrito and huevos rancheros, the […]

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Jackson Hole Restaurant, Jackson Hole Dining

Spur’s Vidalia Onion Dressing

If you haven’t had a chance to go to Teton Mountain Lodge’s Spur Restaurant and Bar yet this summer, we have a few good reasons you should. Before you get to The Spur, make sure you first walk through the newly remodeled lobby. The sophisticated loungy space may be offering drinks and post-Music Festival desserts […]

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Homemade Grainy Mustard

As we approach full on summer, I am in project mode. Mainly, I have been making sauces. A few years ago I made the mistake of starting to read labels on jarred food items. I say this is a mistake in jest, obviously. It is great to educate yourself about what you are putting into […]

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Watermelon Punch

It’s full-on barbecue season these days. The decks are cleaned off, flowers are planted, and the furniture is uncovered. So now, after all that hard work, we need a drink! I am a big believer that a drink can make or break a dinner. Maybe I am a little picky, but why go to all […]

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Asian Tuna With Coconut Rice and Marinated Vegetables

My regular readers may not know this, but I used to work for the newspaper full time. It was way back when there were two – the Jackson Hole News and  Jackson Hole Guide. I was the arts and entertainment editor, and it was my first official job in Jackson Hole. That era of my life was sort […]

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White Buffalo Club to Host Wine Dinner Sunday

This Sunday The White Buffalo Club will host its first wine dinner of the summer season. This time the club is pairing with Phelps Creek Vineyard from Oregon. The four course menu will be paired with different wines for each course and highlight seasonal ingredients like morels and grilled peaches. We went to the last […]

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