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Make the Most of Peak Cherry Season 🍒

cherry pie filling

It's peak cherry season in the Pacific Northwest, and we couldn't be more excited! Cherries are a delicious and versatile fruit that can be enjoyed in many ways. This cherry pie filling recipe is simple to make and incredibly versatile. Use it as pie or pastry filling, in no-bake desserts, or as a topping on your waffles, oats, or yogurt.

Recipe: Grill-Ready Campfire Meals
Enjoy the convenience of your favorite sausages and seasonal veggies, packed into aluminum foil packets, ready to be tossed on the grill or campfire. These hearty pocket meals offer incredible versatility with their limitless ingredient combinations, minimal prep, and super easy cleanup.
2023 Royal Rosarian Milk Carton Boat Race
Don't miss the Royal Rosarian Milk Carton Boat Race on Sunday, June 25th at Westmoreland Park! This is the 50th anniversary of this classic Rose Festival event and we'll be paddling against hunger by supporting Sunshine Division! The event offers family-friendly entertainment, spirited competition, and incredibly unique and creative handmade boats that float using recycled milk cartons and jugs. Join us for an unforgettable day of fun!
Recipe: 7 Layer Dip
Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and we want to help you celebrate in style! Our 7 layer dip is the perfect addition to any fiesta.

Our recipe features rich layers of refried beans, sour cream, salsa, guacamole, shredded cheese, chopped tomatoes, and sliced black olives - all on top of each other to create a delicious layered dip that's a fiesta for your senses. The best part? You can find most of the ingredients you'll need right in our snack section! Get the recipe

Shaved Asparagus Salad

Spring has officially sprung in the Pacific Northwest, and what better way to celebrate than with a fresh salad full of wonderful fresh flavors and textures?

Bloomfest is Finally Here! 🌷

bloomfest is hereBLOOMFEST is a 32-year spring tradition that brings the joy of tulips to thousands across Oregon while also helping the children and adults, veterans, and seniors served by Easterseals Oregon. 

This year, 100% of all tulip proceeds raised through Alpenrose home delivery will go towards funding residential summer camp where campers of all ages will have opportunities to discover new abilities, gain independence, and build life-long memories.

Recipe: Brown Butter Sauce

brown butter sauce on ravioli

Brown butter is just regular butter that has been cooked just long enough to toast the milk solids found in it. Toasting the milk solids adds a lovely nutty, buttery taste to anything you add it to. It's great for topping pasta dishes with, and works extremely well in baking. Try it on any of your favorite Classic Foods' pasta dishes!

Lunar New Year: Long Life Noodles

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Long Life Noodles

Noodles are an important dish in many Asian cultures who celebrate the Lunar New Year. Noodles symbolize longevity—the longer the noodle, the longer the life! This simple Hawaiian-style Long Life Noodle recipe is quick and easy to make and is bursting with savory and umami flavors.

Your Thanksgiving Turkey Game Plan: Prep

Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner

From thawing to brining and roasting to carving, here's your Thanksgiving turkey cheat sheet to help you plan a fret-free holiday feast. 

Your Thanksgiving Turkey Game Plan: Cook

Turkey dinner

From thawing to brining and roasting to carving, here's your cheat sheet explaining how to cook your Thanksgiving turkey.