Category Archives: Pasta

Baked Rigatoni with Squash, Kale and Bacon

Baked Rigatoni

It was too easy to say this cider pairs well with barbecue and grilled sausages.  We wanted to come up with a recipe that honored the earthiness of our Smoked Pumpkin Cider.  This is not the mac and cheese from your childhood!  You will love our cider with big bold flavors of bacon, pickled peppers […]

Penne with Salmon, Corn, Blue Cheese & Basil

Cider food pairings pasta

This is the quintessential summer pasta.  Salmon is plentiful, tomatoes and corn are sweet and the basil is growing in the garden.  I am in love with Rogue River Blue cheese and it is perfect in this recipe.   All of the elements come together and say summer. Yield: 4 servings 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 […]

Moroccan-spiced Lamb Meatballs with Spaghetti

Cider food pairings lamb

I learned two cooking tricks while making this recipe with Olaiya Land. First double grinding meat for meatballs makes the texture dense without a lot of bread crumbs. Second when you grate an onion for meatballs, the onion disappears when it is blended into meat, but the flavor is still present. Spaghetti with meatballs feels […]

Ravioli with Prawns & Spring Vegetables

I wait with great expectation for the arrival of favas and green peas every spring. To me they are the perfect match. I am always trying to come up with new ways to serve them. When Olaiya and first met to discuss cider and recipes, I knew I wanted one with ravioli’s. I used a […]