Recipes

A Favorite Chef du Jour Recipe: Greek Salad With a Twist

Greek salad recipe

Summer is the best time of year in Oregon: the sun is out, the sky is blue, the weather is warm, and we get a break from the rain. When it comes to food, nothing says summer more than a delicious salad. We love salads because they make it easy to eat seasonally and enjoy…

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A Favorite Chef du Jour Recipe: Hummus & Tzatziki

Summer is around the corner, and will be here before we know it! As the days get warmer and evenings get longer, summer barbeques, cookouts, and picnics happen more and more frequently. One of the best ways to “beat the heat” is enjoying light, fresh food. The perfect appetizer for a summer evening is cool…

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A Favorite Chef du Jour Recipe: Artichoke and Gorgonzola Galette

When you think of attending a catered event, one food item you probably think of are the hors d’eouvres served before the main meal. These tasty little two-bite sensations are savory, indulgent, and often creative in presentation. They offer unique flavors designed to keep guests from getting too ravenous before the main course arrives. At…

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Our Favorite Recipes: Buche d’Noel

In the spirit of the holidays, we have gathered some of our favorite holiday menu items including one of our favorite desserts: Buche d’Noel (more commonly known as a Yule log). If you are unfamiliar with a Buche d’Noel, you aren’t alone. “A Yule log is a traditional dessert served near Christmas, especially in France, Quebec and several former French…

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Our Favorite Recipes: Prawn Scampi

Did you know that even through prawns look a lot like oversized shrimp, they are biologically different from one other? You might find that prawns and shrimp vary in taste and texture as well, but the differences are often barely noticeable. Either way, if you like shrimp, then you will probably like prawns as well.…

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A Favorite Chef du Jour Recipe: Prime Rib

We love sharing our favorite recipes with you. Most recently we shared one of our favorite seafood recipes, Cedar Plank Salmon. This week, we have something for our meat lovers: prime rib. There is nothing quite like the taste of a succulent and flavorful prime rib. It is a popular entrée at many catered events…

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A Favorite Chef du Jour Recipe: Cedar Plank Salmon

Are you a salmon fan? If so, then you will definitely enjoy the Chef du Jour recipe below. Although diners can find and enjoy salmon throughout the year, the month of May is the start of wild salmon season in Portland. The optimum time for catching wild salmon in this part of Oregon goes from…

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A Twist on Old Fashioned Drinks

We all have heard of the classic, old fashioned drinks that have been made and enjoyed for years: The Old Fashioned, Martinis and Bloody Mary’s are among those timeless favorites. Although the classic cocktails are always in style, many of them have experienced a resurgence in popularity over the past few years. One reason behind…

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Chef du Jour's Favorite Recipes: Chicken Marbella

This week, we would like to share a version of one of our favorite catering recipes: Chicken Marbella. This recipe has been called one of the most famous recipes from Julie Rosso and the late Sheila Lukins’ Silver Palate Cookbook, which was first published in 1982. Chef du Jour offers a version of Chicken Marbella…

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A Favorite Chef du Jour Recipe for the Holidays: Buche de Noel

We’re in a festive mood here at Chef du Jour Catering, especially since Christmas Day is this week! We have really enjoyed the season so far. The holiday events and parties have been delightful, along with the many seasonal festivities one can find all around the Portland area. And of course, we’ve enjoyed preparing and…

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