Quest for the Best Regional Cooking

Soups, Chilis, and Stews

Mooseball Soup
Super Taco Soup
Colony Chicken Soup
Portuguese Bean Soup
Baked Ripe Olive Minestrone
Pea Soup
Baked Potato Soup
Gazpacho Soup
Broccoli and Hazelnut Soup Au Gratin
Chilled Avocado Soup
Northwest Cioppino
Chilled Zucchini Bisque
Seafood Bisque
Puget Sound Oyster Bisque
Crab and Rice Chowder
Mahi Chowder
Salmon Chowder
Oregon Coast Clam Chowder
Chunky Meat Stew
Pacific Stewpot
Garden Chili
Ray’s Turkey Chili
Picante Chili

Pasta, Rice, Etc.

Fettuccine with Walnuts and California Avocado
Halibut Fettuccine
Crab Fettuccine
Smoked Salmon Fettuccine
Thai Chicken Fettuccine
Microwave Chicken Alfredo
Angel Hair Pasta with Tomatoes and Basil
Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Artichoke Pasta
Pasta Capri—A Domenico's Original
Smoked Salmon Lasagna
Vegetable Lasagna
Macaroni and Cheese
Sundried Tomato Pesto
California Rice
Margarita Pizza
Oregon Crab Quiche
Broccoli Salmon Quiche
Pesto Quiche


Deviled Dungeness Crab
Dungeness Crab Cakes with Red Pepper Sauce
Dungeness Crab Quesadilla
Tenakee Inlet Crab Cakes
Imitation Crab Patties with Thai Chili Sauce
Jake’s Dungeness Crab Tortellini
Crab or Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms
Fisherman's Wharf Garlic Prawns
Garlic Shrimp
Shrimp Molokai
Shrimp Shack’s “Pan Fried Shrimp”
Sweet and Sour Shrimp
Grilled Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce
Salmon Stuffed with Crab and Shrimp
Grilled Wild Salmon with Fresh Tarragon Butter
Grilled Cedar Planked King Salmon
Grilled Citrus Salmon
Grilled Salmon Fillets
Baked Dijon Salmon
Pecan-Crusted Salmon
Salmon with Basil Cream Sauce
Alaska Salmon Nuggets
Annie’s Salmon Patties
Salmon Squares à la Janet
Ginger Salmon with Kiwi Salsa
Honey Mustard Salmon
Halibut Stuffed with Alaskan Crab
Halibut Steak with Sauce
Halibut Almandine
Halibut Enchiladas
Baked Snapper with Ginger Salsa
Kaua‘i Fillet of Sole
Baked Mahi
Grilled Mahi Mahi with Mango Salsa
Grandpa’s Scalloped Clams and Potatoes
Northwest Clam Bake
Baked Scallops
Oregon Seafood Stir-fry
Orange Broiled Shark
Oyster Stuffing

Pies and Other Desserts

Alaskan Key Stout Pie
Okinawan Sweet Potato Pie with Haupia Topping
Haupia Pie
Kona Coffee Ice Cream Pie
Fluffy Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
Washington Nut Pie
Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pie
Alaska Mixed Berry Pie
Northwest Huckleberry Pie
Huckleberry-Cherry Pie
Sour Cream Pear Pie
Farmer’s Market Caramel Apple Pie
My Secret Apple Pie
Winter Apple Crisp
Apricot Crisp
Strawberry-Apple Crisp
Cobbler in a Shake
Three Berry Cobbler
All American Apple Cobbler
Blackberry Roll
Angel Lemon Delight
Apple Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce
Bread Pudding with Chocolate Chips
Swedish Baked Rice Pudding
Kona Coffee Chocolate Pôt de Crème
Vanilla Coconut Ball Treats
Nut Tart with Apricot Cream
Fried Cream
Flour Tortilla Torte
Mocha Polka Walnut Torte
Individual Baked Alaska
Forty Below Cranberry Dessert
Mai Tai Sundae Sauce
Baked Bananas in Orange Juice
Sautéed Bananas
Custard Igloo or Lemon Snow

Bread and Breakfast

Green Chile-Cheese Cornbread
Skillet Sun-Dried Tomato & Cheddar Bread
Bruschetta "The original garlic bread"
Cheddar Pecan Crackers
Country Gravy and Biscuits
Buttermilk Cinnamon-Nut Bread
Liberty Lake Huckleberry Bread
Cranberry Apple Nut Bread
The Yogi’s Banana Bread
Lingonberry Loaf (Alaska Low-Bush Cranberries)
Quick Gingerbread
Chunky Monkey Muffins
Alegra's Six Week Muffins
Washington State Apple Muffins
Breakfast Scones
Apricot-Pecan Scones
Sticky Orange Rolls
Overnight Brunch Rolls
Butterscotch Toast
Mendocino Streusel Coffee Cake
Sunrise Coffee Cake
Berry Stuffed French Toast—San Francisco Style
Peg’s Kid-Pleasin’ French Toast
Oatmeal Pancakes
Hazelnut Buttermilk Pancakes with Blackberry Butter
Cottage Pancakes
Banana Pecan Pancakes
Bayfield Eggs
English Muffin Breakfast Casserole
Breakfast Sausage Soufflé
Breakfast-On-The-Run Bar
Moose Racks
Sunshine Pie
Papaya Jelly
Apricot Pepper Jelly
Apples with Granola and Cider Cream


Spinach Salad with Basil Dressing
Spinach Salad with Bacon and Apples
Citrus Salad
Blue Cheese–Pear Salad with Hazelnuts
Roasted Hazelnut Salad
California Caesar Salad
The Best Avocado Caesar Salad
Classic Avocado Salad
Salad Coquille
Cobb Salad
24 Hour Salad
Fresh Cucumber Salad
Baja Salad
Northwest Seafood Salad
Crab Louis
Baked King Crab Salad
Back Country Wild Rice Smoked Salmon Salad
Salmon Seashell Salad
Curried Turkey and Grapes
Arugula, Prosciutto and Pear Salad
Hawaiian Horseradish Salad
Broccoli-Peanut Salad
Green Bean Tossed Salad
Chattaroy Gardens Marinated Vegetables
Greek Potato Salad (Patatosalata)
Christine’s Coleslaw
Picnic Coleslaw
LaConner Slough Salad
Dell Neely’s Pineapple Pickles
Spam Pasta Salad
Wild Rice Salad


Polynesian Style Brisket
Beef Brisket
Killer Flank Steak
Steak Sandwich with Avocado Salsa and Roasted Peppers
Walla Walla Steak Sandwich with Horseradish Sauce
Round Steak Pasties
Round Steak Sauerbraten
California Tri-Tip
Beef in Walnut Sauce
Barbecued Beef Cubes
Hawaiian Teriyaki Burger
Stuffed Burgers
Make-Ahead Barbecued Meatballs
Nana’s Meatballs
Sweet-Sour Meat Loaf
Lasagna in a Bun
Lazy Loco Moco
Easy Enchilada Pie
Slow-Cooked Pork with Wine Sauce
Oven Kalua Pig
Korean Ribs
Barbecued Short Ribs
Tropic Sun Spareribs
Pork Chops à la Rogue
Margaret’s Sesame Pork Chops
Spiced Pork Chops
Sautéed Apples and Pork
Veal Marsala
Lopez Lamb Curry
Lamb Loin with Pesto Mint Sauce
Succulent Moose Roast
Grilled Moose Steak
Caribou Pot Roast with Sour Cream Sauce
Bear Tenderloins with Blackberry Sauce
Braised Venison


'Ono Coconut Cake
Kulik Cream Cake
Piña Colada Cake
Blue Ribbon Carrot Cake
Coconut Broiled Oatmeal Cake
Shanna’s Birthday Cake (Turtle Cake)
Potato Caramel Cake
Banana-Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Alaska Blueberry Special Cake
Blueberry-Raspberry Upside-Down Cake
Strawberry Cream Cake
Peach Refrigerator Cake
Huckleberry Dump Cake
Fresh Apple Bundt Cake
Apple Cake
The Best Rhubarb Cake
Cranberry Swirl Cake
Paradise Cake
Almond Buttercream Cake
French Almond Cake
Crazy Chocolate Cake
Italian Swirl Cheesecake
Kahlúa Fantasy Chocolate Cheesecake
Cherry Mini-Cheesecakes
Apple Bake Cheesecakes
Boysenberry Swirl Cheesecake with a Hazelnut Crust
Liliko‘i Cheesecake
White Chocolate Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

Beverages and Appetizers

Country Club Iced Tea
Instant Russian Tea Mix
Banana Smoothie
Tiki Punch
Raspberry Liqueur
Mai Tai
Chocolate Moose Latté
Café à la Queen of Tonga
Hawaiian Coffee
Café Mocha
Spiced Mocha Mix
Creamy Hot Chocolate
Spicy Hot Salmon Dip
Salmon Dip
Knock-Your-Socks-Off Hot Crab Dip
Aloha Dip
Hot Chile-Spinach Dip in a Bread Round
Artichoke Dip I
Artichoke Dip II
Guacamole (Avocado Dip)
Papaya Salsa
Lomi Salmon
Smoked Salmon Mousse
Smoked Salmon Ball
Salmon Pâté
Salmon Balls
Dungeness Crab Puffs
Halibut Puffs
Cheese Puffs with Smoked Salmon Filling
Apricot Almond Brie
Jalapeño Roll-Ups
Mediterranean Wrap-Ups
Grilled Portobello over Polenta
Chicken Bites in Creamy Garlic-Almond Sauce
Fiery Pupu Wings
Pacific Rim Rumaki
Prawns Genovese


Esta’s Onion Patties
Parmesan Steamed Onions
Roasting Walla Walla Sweets & Potatoes
Cheesed Potatoes in Foil
Golden Potatoes
Scalloped Potatoes
Potatoes Romanoff
Coconut Baked Sweet Potatoes
Perfect Baked Sweet Potatoes
Steamed Artichokes with Garlic Mayonnaise
Saki Sesame Broccoli
Snow Peas Kahala Style
Crisp Zucchini Pancakes
Zucchini Fritters
Spinach Frittata
Kirk’s Feta Compli
Savory Carrots with Hazelnuts
Frontier Hazelnut Vegetable Pie
Herb Roasted Vegetables
Stuffed Acorn Squash
Tasty Whipped Squash
Eggplant Parmesan
Baked Beans
Fresh Corn Pudding
Sesame Asparagus
Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage
Apple Cranberry Relish
Hot Fruit Casserole


Cranberry Chicken
Chicken/Mushroom Stroganoff
Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce
Golden Marinade Chicken on Sticks
Amaretto Chicken
Hibachi-Style Teriyaki Chicken
Sonora Style Chicken
Baked Guava Chicken
Chicken Piccata
Chicken Quick Meal
Chicken Luau
Chicken Casserole Amandine
Zesty Chicken Italiano
Chicken Bundles
Savory Chicken Squares
Cheesy Chicken Casserole
Huli Huli Chicken
Fabulous Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken and Spinach Enchiladas
Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas
Chicken Curry Pot Pie
Gobbler Cobbler
Glazed Turkey Meatballs
Hood River Turkey
Pheasant Jubilee
Oyster Mushroom and Roasted Hazelnut Stuffing

Cookies and Candies

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies
Butterfinger Cookies
Snow-Cap Cookies
Almond Frosties
Lemon Frosted Pecan Cookies
Pecan Pie Cookies
Date Pinwheel Cookies
Low-Bush Cranberry Pinwheels
Big, Big Sugar Cookies
Alaska Mining-Camp Oatmeal Cookies
Guava Crispies
Coconut Macadamia Nut Crisps
Frost Bites
White Chocolate Coconut Cookies
Cornflake Macaroons
Grandma Lizzie’s Ginger Cookies
Grandma Ost’s Soft Brer Rabbit Ginger Cookies
Cranberry Almond Biscotti
Russian Tea Cakes
Raspberry Shortbread
Raspberry-Fudge Brownies
German Chocolate Bars
Alaskan Brownies
Hawaiian Caramac Brownie Wedges
Caramel-Cream Cheese Apple Bars
Judy’s Macadamia Nut Bars
Almond Bars
Glacier Bear Bars
Pineapple Squares
Easy Elegant Truffles
Almond Roca
Microwave Almond Roca
Chocolate Ball Candy
Stix ’n Stones