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Oregon Hazelnut Country

(book, Jan Roberts-Dominguez)

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Among the treasures of Oregon's fabulous Willamette Valley are orchards producing more than 99 percent of the domestic hazelnut crop. Now, popular Oregon food columnist and cookbook author Jan Roberts-Dominguez inspires us with over 150 recipes for savoring this delectable nut. 

From casual appetizers, unique side dishes, and simple suppers to elegant entrées and desserts, you will see how wonderfully simple it is to take your cooking to a new level with the help of hazelnuts. Along the way you'll enjoy a look inside the local hazelnut industry, and meet some of the marvelous people responsible for producing the best hazelnuts in the world. 

You'll find wine and craft beer pairings with most recipes, including the reasoning behind them that you can apply to your broader personal cuisine. Planning an event? Learn how to throw a Pacific Northwest crab feed or select from a variety of inspirational menus — from seasonal wine-country touring themes to holiday celebrations.

This gorgeous book is illustrated throughout with Roberts-Dominguez's original watercolors and Oregon photographer Karl Maasdam's stunning food photography. Oregon Hazelnut Country: The Food, the Drink, the Spirit is a splendid gift for all who celebrate the bounty of the Pacific Northwest.
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