Latest Recipes

Pizza Pizza Pizza

Written by Coho Restaurant’s Chef Tim Payne. The dough recipe is a derivative of the pizza dough recipe published by the New York Ties from the beloved restaurant Roberta’s in Brooklyn. For the Dough 2 cups plus 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour (we use the Edison flour from Skagit Valley available through our local farmer’s co-op) […]

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Wild Rice & Chickpea Socca

Ingredients 3 C. chickpea flour 1 T. ground cumin 1 T. ground black pepper 2 T. kosher salt 2 T. fresh rosemary, chopped 2 2/3 C. water 2 T. extra-virgin olive oil 2 C. cooked wild rice Method 1. Mix dry ingredients then add water, 2 tablespoons oil and wild rice. 2. Heat reserved oil […]

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Coho Restaurant Crab Cakes

Dungeness crabs thrive in the eelgrass off the shores of San Juan Island, and are prized for their delicate, slightly sweet flavor. At home, we like to simply steam them for 15 – 18 minutes, or boil for about 10 minutes, and chow down. However, if you have plenty of cooked crab meat, you can […]

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Coho Restaurant’s Chocolate Pots de Creme

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  This dessert will satisfy any chocolate craving.  It is a cross between crème brulée and chocolate pudding – very rich and decadent to say the least! Ingredients 5 Large egg yolks 5 Tablespoons Sugar ¼ Teaspoon Sea Salt 1 3/4 Cup + 2 Tablespoons Heavy Cream 1/4  Cup + 2 Tablespoons Whole Milk 10 oz. Bittersweet […]

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Carrot Soup with Star Anise

Ingredients 1 1/2 oz European unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 6 thyme sprigs 5 whole star anise, divided 2 bay leaves 1 large garlic clove, minced 2 lb carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 4 cups house made chicken broth finely ground sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste sour cream […]

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Valencia Orange Cake

Coho Restaurant - Wednesday night Trattoria

This dessert we’ve been perfecting for years – it’s truly timeless. Though it holds a special place on our dessert menu today, it originated a few years back when Chef Bill started experimenting with items from foreign menus. We created specials themed by different countries, and it was the week of  Valencia, Spain when the […]

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Vegetable Tips from Chef Bill

If you have ever dined with us at Coho Restaurant, then you know Chef Bill is no stranger to fresh produce. He seems to know precisely how to enhance the natural flavors of any vegetable he meets. What’s the secret? A whole lot of spice? A magic twirl of the spatula? A sprinkle of love? […]

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Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake

Chocolate Flourless Torte Coho Restaurant

If you’ve ever gotten to taste our flourless espresso cake, you were no doubt transported to a whole new world of blissful happiness. It is the perfect ending to a sumptuous Pacific Northwest dinner at Coho Restaurant. We love serving this as a regular menu item, but it is also easy to modify for different […]

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Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Torte

This dessert is a crowd pleaser at any event! It’s a combination of some of our favorite recipes: Chocolate chip cookies, bittersweet chocolate filling, and salted caramel mousse. The marriage of these three recipes is an absolute honeymoon for your tastebuds! Chocolate Chip Cookie Crust Ingredients 2 cups crispy chocolate chip cookie crumbs 1/4 to 1/2 cup […]

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Lyonnaise Potatoes

Serves 6 5 medium to large Yukon gold potatoes 2 c. blended oil (50% vegetable & Olive Oil) 2 large Shallots, Thinly Sliced 1 Tbl. Chopped Fresh Thyme 1 Tbl. Chopped Fresh Parsley 1 c. Chicken Stock 2 Tbl. Unsalted Butter, Cubed Salt & Pepper 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2. Wash potatoes under […]

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