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Bouillabaisse Anyone Can Make

December 14 is Bouillabaisse Day, so it’s a perfect time to expand your horizons and try something new!  Bouillabaisse is a traditional French seafood stew originating from the town of Marseille on the coast.  The name derives itself from a Provençal Occitan word comprised of two parts:  bolhir, meaning “to boil,” and abaissar, meaning “to simmer.”   Initially, the local fisherman made the stew using rockfish they could not sell to the stores.  Saffron gives the broth its distinctive taste and color.  Today, a bouillabaisse can include various kinds of fish, shellfish, and even octopus–you just need to use several!  The...
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2022 Holiday Pre-Order Menu

A reminder that we will be closed the week of December 26th - January 2nd for some sprucing up inside the store.
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Short Rib Pomegranate Tacos

The holidays are just around the corner, and that means time to share with friends and family.  Traditional dinners usually feature ham or turkey, so it's a wonderful change of pace to cook up a different style of dinner that will still warm your guests' hearts.  Our short rib pomegranate tacos combine the hearty taste of beef with the flavors of the season for an easy-to-prepare dinner everyone will love. Ingredients for short rib pomegranate tacos: 2 ½ pounds of TBS beef short ribs, bone-in 12 corn tortillas 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 cup pomegranate juice 2 ancho chile peppers,...
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Leftover Turkey Tetrazzini

Wondering what to do with your leftover turkey this year?  Sure, you can make turkey sandwiches or heat them on a plate with leftover stuffing.  But if you really want to impress your family, you can use some of it to cook up an entirely new casserole.  This recipe for leftover turkey tetrazzini is simple to prepare and will help keep your family from getting tired of the delicious Thanksgiving bird you prepared for the holiday.   What you need to make leftover turkey tetrazzini: 1 package spiral macaroni 2 cups leftover TBS turkey, cubed 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced 1...
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Cooking And Heating Instructions For Turkey, Smoked Turkey, and Turducken

Fresh Turkey Cooking Instructions The flavor in this roasted turkey comes primarily from the mix of fresh herbs and a bit of butter. We will also give you tips for making a simple traditional pan gravy, a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving feast. 1 (12-15 pound) fresh or frozen turkey, thawed 3 Tbs unsalted butter softened 1 Tbs plus 1 teaspoon salt, divided 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided 6 large sage leaves 6 large flat-leaf parsley sprigs 3 large thyme sprigs 3 fresh or dried bay leaves 1/2 medium onion 1 garlic clove halved 2 cups fat-free low-sodium...
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Tips for Smoking a Turkey

A popular trend in the culinary world right now is smoking meats.  Smokers have become affordable for almost any budget making the “Green Egg,” “Traeger,” or another similar brand a common appliance for the backyard kitchen.  If you’re looking for an innovative way to cook your Thanksgiving feast this year, why not try smoking a turkey?  Here are a few tips for making it the most delicious Thanksgiving dinner you’ve ever had. Best Practices for Smoking a Turkey: Get a whole turkey from The Butcher Shop.  Starting with a high-quality, locally-raised bird will lead to more delicious results.  For most...
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Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Looking for something easy to make that goes well with anything from a football game to a candlelight dinner?  Cheesy spinach stuffed chicken breasts are quick to prepare and can be served with green beans, mashed potatoes, or even tater tots.  The key to keeping this recipe simple is to pound out the chicken breasts–they will cook much more quickly that way.   Ingredients for cheesy spinach stuffed chicken breasts: 4 TBS boneless chicken breasts 3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 10-ounce package of frozen, chopped spinach. ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 4 ounces of cream cheese 1 tablespoon of...
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Super Simple Prime Rib Roast

Cool fall evenings are perfect for dinner parties and family gatherings.  If you have an event coming up, you are likely looking for a recipe that will give you more time with your guests instead of keeping you in the kitchen.  Here’s an easy recipe for a delicious prime rib roast that only takes a few minutes of your time to prepare.  You’ll have lots of time to visit with family and friends while enjoying the aroma wafting from your oven. Four easy ingredients: 1 TBS Bone-In Rib Roast (see below to determine how much roast you need) 1 tablespoon...
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2022 Thanksgiving Pre-Orders

We are now accepting pre-orders for Thanksgiving...below are some of the popular items and pricing for this season. To pre-order stop by the store or give us a call at 541-830-3369.
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Fried Alligator Bites

Are you feeling a little adventurous?  Did you know the Butcher Shop offers a variety of “exotic” meat selections in addition to locally raised beef, chicken, lamb, and other traditional favorites?  If you’d like to try something new and different for your family dinner, stop by The Butcher Shop to see what we have available.  For example, alligator is a common entree in the South but not well-known in the Pacific Northwest.  Surprise your guests with this easy-to-prepare recipe for fried alligator bites. What does alligator taste like? That’s a popular question, and many people will say “chicken.”  But alligator...
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