Food is the element that brings us to the table, where life is lived and memories are made.
Chef | FOOD WRITER | PHOTOGRAPHER
Food touches the soul and creates a peace, even if for a few moments. Over the last 20 years, I feel as if my culinary journey has been just as much a spiritual one. For me, culinary school was more than just learning how to cook, it was a door that opened my eyes to the beauty and soul-filling joy that fresh, local, lovingly-prepared food brings to life.
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101 flavorful recipes that make the most of Oregon’s famous ingredients. Whether it’s Lavender Biscuits with Sweet Cream, Oregon Cherry and Goat Cheese Flatbread, Grilled Dungeness Crab and Cheddar Sandwiches, or Hazelnut Butterscotch Chip Cookies. Karista’s gorgeous color photography brings the flavors of these recipes to life, making this the perfect way to bring Oregon home to your kitchen, no matter where you live. Available Now! on Amazon, IndieBound, Book Shop or Barnes & Noble.
Creamy, dreamy and a wee bit zesty, this Spicy Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese is comfort food at it’s finest. I have to admit, this macaroni and cheese recipe tastes like a warm cozy blanket in a bowl. I think it’s because the bechamel I use to make the sauce, is not only lush and…
101 Home Grown Recipes from the Pacific Wonderland This long-awaited book is finally here! I’m so happy to announce that The Oregon Farm Table Cookbook released on Tuesday, September 1st. I’m a little late in announcing the launch of this book here on my website, but only because it’s been a whirlwind of a few…
This dreamy Blueberry Butter Ice Box Cake is made with slow cooked blueberry butter which makes this icebox cake a most indulgent summer dessert. Recently, I created several blueberry recipes for the Oregon Blueberry Commission 2020 Harvest. One of the recipes is a slow cooked blueberry butter. I created this silky fruit butter with a…
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