Choose 2 Appetizers, 1 Side dish 1 Main dish Appetizer Spring rolls (with fresh veggies, and choices of meat) with a dipping sauce Egg roles (with fresh veggies, and choices of meat) with a dipping sauce Crab puffs (crisped wonton with a crab and cream cheese filling) with  a dipping sauce Dumplings (various veggies and meat wrapped in a dough and fried and steamed) with a dipping sauce Curry Puffs (spicy curry chicken wrapped in a crispy dough and then friend) with a dipping sauce Humbows (fluffy steamed pillows with a asian BBQ meat filling) with a dipping sauce Side Dishes Fried Rice (pork, chicken, ...Read the rest

Breakfast/Brunch

Choose 2 side dishes and 2 main dishes Side dishes Creamy grits (cheese, bacon, shrimp, sausage) Cream of wheat or oatmeal (made with milk with various toppings) French toast with berries Waffles (pumpkin, berry, buttermilk, chocolate etc…) pancakes (pumpkin, berry, buttermilk, chocolate, nut, etc..) Crapes (pumpkin, chocolate, eggnog, etc…) German pancake with baked fruit Scrambled eggs, fried eggs, poached eggs biscuits Home made hash browns Home made sweet potato hash browns Main dishes Eggs Benedict (with homemade holidays sauce) Shrimp Benedict (with homemade holidays sauce) Omelette (choice toppings) blitzes (crapes with filling and fresh berries) Hame and cheese phyllo triangles Harvest soup with poached egg ...Read the rest

Comfort

Choose 1 appetizer 1 Side dish 1 Main dish Appetizer Sausage wraps (little sausage bites wrapped with crispy butter dough) Fondue (beer or wine) with bread for dipping Rolls (honey, rosemary, whole-wheat, or garlic) Biscuits (garlic, cheese, chives, your choice) Onion rings with a chipotle dipping sauce Sweet potato fries French fries Side dishes Creamy grits and shrimp (creamy cheese grits made with milk with saute shrimp in garlic onions and dill or in a Cajun rub) Baked Beans Kolar Greens Mac and cheese ( multiple types of cheese and a crunchy breadcrumb topping) Broiled veggies (multiple seasonal veggies with appropriate seasonings) Steamed/saute  veggies (seasonal) ...Read the rest

Serves: 5 Prep time: 10-20 min Cook time: 15 -20 min   1 lb Pasta 1 C Leeks cut in half moon shapes and rinsed 1/2 lb Bacon ends, rough chopped 1/3 C Sundried tomatoes, sliced in strips 3 Garlic cloves minced 1/3 C Mascarpone 1/3 C Heavy cream 2/3 C White semi dry wine (choose one you like to drink) Salt to taste Pinch of red pepper flakes Pinch of pepper 1/2 C chopped hazelnuts Throw your chopped hazelnuts into a pie pan with a T of butter and roast in the oven at 350 until golden brown. Don’t forget to stir occassionaly. This ...Read the rest

Bethy Rossos After graduating from high school,  Bethy Rossos decided to combine her love of sports with her heart for kids by earning  a bachelors degree in Physical Education and Health as well as a Masters in Education.  Through the years she has developed a deep love for cooking. Bethy finds herself  dreaming of mixing ingredients to make the perfect dish. She is currently working  on a cooking blog to share her simple but elegant dishes. Although Bethy’s  passion for cooking has grown immensely over the years, she has not given up  her dedication for sports and kids. She still coaches high school track, substitute  ...Read the rest

10 Questions for Bethy Rossos The Portland Tribune, Mar 17, 2011 Find out if Rossos will be a finalist in the April 5 finale on Comcast SportsNet’s “Wanted: Adventure Woman” during a party at Living Room Theaters. COURTESY OF BETHY ROSSOS Bethy Rossos grew up in the woods. So, going through the rigors of outdoors challenges and camping out in the rain for Comcast SportsNet’s “Wanted: Adventure Woman” reality series wasn’t too difficult – except for the lack of sleep. “I don’t sleep well, and I usually bring my Nyquil to places like that,” says Rossos, who lives in George, outside of Estacada. “I didn’t ...Read the rest