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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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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Have You Tried The Best New Cooking Oil Yet?

Here at Coho, you may have noticed that we’re pretty picky about what goes onto your plate – and that includes what ingredients we use to cook it with. We are non-soy and non-GMO as much as is possible; to that end, we use wonderful Camelina Gold oil to prepare your dinner and anything else […]

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Wild Rice and Chickpea Socca

Wild Rice and Chickpea Socca 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 1. Mix dry ingredients then add water, 2 tablespoons oil and wild rice. 2. […]

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Octopus ala Coho

This Octopus Ala Coho recipe from Coho Restaurat in Friday Harbor WA makes a great appetizer.

Makes 16-20 Appetizer Servings At the restaurant, we serve this as an appetizer /small plate, placed on a bed of fresh spinach and drizzled with a fresh aioli for garnish. It makes delicious bruschetta, coupled with white beans, fresh tomatoes, and fresh basil chiffonade. For Braising: 1 4-5 lb Octopus 1 Gallon Water 2 Medium […]

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Lamb Burger Sliders Demo at the San Juan County Fair

Chef Bill stepped away from his kitchen during this busy summer season to do a food demonstration at the San Juan County Fair last week. From all appearances, it seems the guests watching the demo thoroughly enjoyed the Lamb Burger Sliders he prepared. There were a number of questions, one of which brought up the […]

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Personal Pizza with Basil Almond Pesto

Pizza Dough Makes 4 Personal Pizzas or 1 18″ pizza 1 cup warm water 1 teaspoon dry yeast 2 ½ cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Mix water and yeast and set aside to bloom for 5 minutes. Mix the flour, […]

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Hot Shrimp Salad

Hot Shrimp Spinach Salad - Photo Credit - Stefan Scherperel

Hot Shrimp Spinach Salad 4 c. spinach leaves 1# shrimp, cleaned and deveined 2 Tbsp. olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ Tbsp. shallots, minced 1 Tbsp. balsamic 3 Tbsp. bacon, cut into ¼ inch squares Salt and pepper to taste 1 Tbsp. Parmesan, grated Roasted tomato, halved (garnish) Flower Petals 1. Place spinach leaves […]

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Herbed Shrimp Salad

Herbed Shrimp Salad - Photo Credit Stefan Scherperel

Fresh Herbed Shrimp Salad (on a bed of herbed Israel couscous finished off with Tzatziki) 1# shrimp, peeled, deveined and cleaned 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. parsley, chopped 1 Tbsp. tarragon, chopped 1 Tbsp. mint, chopped 1 tsp. thyme, chopped 4 Tbsp. pine nuts, roasted 4 Tbsp. kalamata olives 12 cherry tomatoes, roasted and […]

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Caesar Shrimp Salad

Caesar Shrimp Salad - Photo Credit: Stefan Scherperel

Shrimp Cesar Salad 1# shrimp, cleaned, deveined and peeled 1 clove of garlic, minced 4 c. romaine lettuce 4 Tbsp. Parmesan, grated 1 c. garlic brioche or artisan bread croutons toasted with EVOO and salt Shrimp 1. Marinate with olive oil, garlic and parsley. 2. Grill shrimp. Cesar Salad Dressing 4 white anchovy filets, chopped […]

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