Butte Creek Mill http://buttecreekmill.com Built in 1872, and still completely water-powered, the Butte Creek Mill is one of Southern Oregon’s favorite destinations, as people come to take home the wholegrain goodness of the Mill's flours and mixes, along with a whole lot of history. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:49:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Spring Pea Orzo http://buttecreekmill.com/2014/04/spring-pea-orzo/ http://buttecreekmill.com/2014/04/spring-pea-orzo/#respond Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:46:41 +0000 http://buttecreekmill.com/?p=3287 The key to this crowd-pleasing salad is to toss the warm pasta with the dressing so the orzo soaks up flavor. Make it up to two days ahead, and serve any leftovers with ham

Ingredients:

  • 1 lemon
  • 8 ounces uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1/4 cup minced shallot or red onion
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil $
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 cup snow peas or sugar snap peas, blanched and chopped
  • 1 cup assorted chopped fresh herbs (such as mint, chives, and parsley)
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Preparation

  1. 1. Grate zest from lemon to equal 2 tsp. Cut lemon in half; squeeze juice from lemon to equal 1/2 cup.
  2. 2. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Whisk together shallots, next 4 ingredients, and lemon juice. Toss together pasta and shallot mixture. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill 1 to 48 hours.
  3. 3. Toss together pasta, peas, snow peas, next 2 ingredients, and lemon zest just before serving. Add salt, pepper, and additional lemon juice to taste.

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Easter Bread http://buttecreekmill.com/2014/04/easter-bread/ http://buttecreekmill.com/2014/04/easter-bread/#respond Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:24:29 +0000 http://buttecreekmill.com/?p=3284 Have you ever tried to make Easter Bread?  It’s fun and a great way to involve the kids or grandkids. A sweet bread, made with milk and sugar and has an Easter Egg in the middle! There’s a lot of Italian recipes for Easter breads, some are savory and some are sweet. This one that we found is fun.

This link will take you to a recipe that we’ve tried and would recommend to you this Easter.

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Cornmeal Crusted Lamb Loin Recipe http://buttecreekmill.com/2014/04/cornmeal-crusted-lamb-loin-recipe/ http://buttecreekmill.com/2014/04/cornmeal-crusted-lamb-loin-recipe/#respond Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:06:41 +0000 http://buttecreekmill.com/?p=3280 If you’re looking for something different to do with your lamb this Easter give this Cornmeal Crusted  Lamb Loin Recipe a try. The Butte Creek Mill cornmeal adds a great layer of flavor as well as texture to one of Easters favorite dishes.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 boneless lamb loins
  • salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup Butte Creek Mill cornmeal
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • Sweet potato puree, for serving (optional)

DIRECTIONS

 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Season the lamb loins with salt and pepper. In a food processor, pulse together the cornmeal and herbs until the rosemary and thyme are very finely chopped. Dredge seasoned lamb in the cornmeal mixture, pressing it into the meat on all sides. Set aside.
Heat duck fat in a heavy skillet over medium-high flame. Sear the lamb loins on all sides – you should have a nice, golden brown crust. Finish cooking in the oven until lamb reaches desired temperature, about 5-8 minutes. We recommend medium-rare or 135 degrees F on an instant read thermometer. Remove the lamb from the oven and rest on a cutting board for at least 5 minutes. Slice loins and serve with sweet potato puree and your favorite seasonal vegetables.

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Healthy Celebration of a Healthy Success http://buttecreekmill.com/2014/01/healthy-celebration-of-a-healthy-success/ http://buttecreekmill.com/2014/01/healthy-celebration-of-a-healthy-success/#respond Mon, 06 Jan 2014 23:47:10 +0000 http://buttecreekmill.com/?p=3258 Your company secured a multimillion dollar deal. Or the previous quarter produced incredibly amazing profits. Or you opened up 4 new offices in the state. Well, such events call for a huge celebration.

Behind every organizational success, lies the employees’ efforts and hard work. And in order to motivate them to keep working hard, it is imperative that you give them incentives and perks. In other words it’s vital that you share this success with them AND make them feel important.

Money is definitely the most powerful motivator. However considering the cost constraints of companies, it is not always feasible to give monetary bonuses to the employees. Nevertheless, it does not mean that you should not give them anything.

There are several other things that are affordable and look good as corporate gifts.  For example, the Butte Creek Mill gift boxes. These are available in numerous packages, each which contains a different set of goodies.

The Butte Creek Mill Gift Box # 15 Home made meal assortment includes a Country Spice Bread Mix, Mixed Bean Soup, Pancake and Waffle Mix, Butte Creek Mill Cocoa, Marionberry Syrup, 10 Grain Bread Mix, Marionberry Jam and several other treats.

Such gift boxes are not only ideal presents for women or married employees but also for those living alone. The food items contained in these gift boxes make cooking quick and easy. Plus you can also compliment this gift box with some wearable items like Butte Creek Mill T-shirts or sweat shirts.

Have the shirt wrapped along with the gift box and have a caption written on it. Something like, We Care OR Have a Healthy Breakfast OR You Deserve a Sweet Treat etcetera.

So, how does it sound to you? Isn’t it the perfect corporate gift to celebrate your success? Affordable, healthy and something different!

You don’t always have to spend the entire amount of additional profits on bonuses. Even if you do so, it will make your employees expect bonuses. If you’re not able to present such perks next time around, they might get demotivated. To prevent this from happening, it is important that you give them a variety of perks so that they don’t expect the same every time.

Food gift boxes, shirts and accessories will not only save you money but will also make them happy and content. This way they won’t expect money all the time and won’t get demotivated in your inability to do so.

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Wishing You And Your Family A Happy Thanksgiving http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/11/wishing-you-and-your-family-a-happy-thanksgiving/ http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/11/wishing-you-and-your-family-a-happy-thanksgiving/#respond Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:25:22 +0000 http://buttecreekmill.com/?p=3266 November 28, 20138:00 amto11:00 pm
Get a head start on your gift shopping without even leaving the house. 
We’re closed today, but our on-line store is open to allow you to shop with your friends and family.
We have dozens of premium gift boxes to choose from, you’ll be sure to find the perfect gift for any one on your list, as we have been the gifting experts since 1872.
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Can’t decide on which gift is perfect, let them decide by giving them Butte Creek Mill Bucks!

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Thank you for being a part of the Butte Creek Mill Family, we’re very grateful that you are. Enjoy the day cooking and eating with your friends and family and have a Happy Thanksgiving!
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Butte Creek Mill 2013 Family Christmas Event http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/11/butte-creek-mill-2013-family-christmas-event/ http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/11/butte-creek-mill-2013-family-christmas-event/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2013 16:40:20 +0000 http://buttecreekmill.com/?p=3252 December 14, 201310:00 amto4:00 pm

Christmas Carols

Tours

Holiday Treats and Samples

Fun Discount Drawings

 

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Wheatza English Muffins http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/11/wheatza-english-muffins/ http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/11/wheatza-english-muffins/#respond Tue, 05 Nov 2013 17:48:15 +0000 http://buttecreekmill.com/?p=3241 Wanted to make English muffin and looked at many recipes and created this on with Wheatza flour from Butte Creek Mill , Made the dough in the bread machine on dough setting to help with time. I didn’t use any corn meal.

 

~ Michelle


englishMeasures and Ingredients:

1 cup milk,
3 tablespoons of softened butter diced,
1 egg ,
1/2 teaspoon salt,
2 teaspoons sugar,
1 cup Wheatza flour
, 2 cup unbleached white flour,
1 package dry yeast.

Directions:

Put the ingredients in the bread machine
Start the dough cycle
When dough cycle is done put dough on silpat and pat dough to about 1/2 inch thickness.
Use a glass and cut rounds about 8 or nine
Place rounds on slipat and cover and let rise about 15-20 minutes.
Heat non stick skillet to low to medium
. Spray with no-cook spray
Cook muffins 6 minutes on each side
Flip and cook until golden brown on both sides. Serve

Adapted From: Serching for a good easy recipe.

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Gobble Till You Wobble http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/10/gobble-till-you-wobble-3/ http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/10/gobble-till-you-wobble-3/#respond Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:39:59 +0000 http://buttecreekmill.com/?p=3234 November 9, 201312:30 pmto4:30 pm

It’s the 4th Annual Gobble till you Wobble:

Education and family fun never tasted so good. Learn and ask questions from the Masters of the Dutch Ovens. 2013 copy

Ron Clanton and The Rogue Dutch Oven Cookers will be at the Butte Creek Mill performing cooking demonstrations of a traditional Thanksgiving Feast using only Dutch Ovens. Samples will be available around 12:30.

Bring the family and grab a plate. Tours of the “Mill” will also be taking place all day.

The kids always love it…

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Multigrain Waffles with Nutritional Facts http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/10/multigrain-waffles-with-nutritional-facts/ http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/10/multigrain-waffles-with-nutritional-facts/#respond Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:07:49 +0000 http://buttecreekmill.com/?p=3228 Are you calorie conscious? Do you analyze the nutritional information before buying any product you buy? Well if this is so, then you have definitely landed on the right page. The multigrain waffle recipe contained here is not only delicious but is also very healthy and easy to make. The best part is you get to know the nutritional value of what you eat. This way you can plan your daily diet accordingly.

Serving Size: Makes 12 – 14 medium sized waffles

Cooking Time: 30 minutes (overnight soaking of the seeds)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups butter milk
  • 4 cups Butter Creek Mill barley flour
  • 3 cups rye flour
  • 4 cups Butter Creek Mill oat flour
  • 3 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoon cane sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 2/3 cup (6 oz.) unsalted butter

Preparation Method

  1. Soak the poppy seeds in the buttermilk overnight.
  2. Preheat the waffle iron on medium heat.
  3. In a bowl, mix the barley flour, rye flour, oat flour, cane sugar, baking powder and sea salt. Set this dry mixture aside.
  4. In another bowl, whisk the eggs in the poppy seeds buttermilk mixture that you soaked for overnight.
  5. Then melt the butter and whisk it in the egg mixture.
  6. Now combine the dry and wet mixture together. Stir well to mix all the ingredients. This is your waffle batter.
  7. Pour approximately half a cup of the batter per waffle.
  8. Close the waffle iron and keep it pressed for a few minutes. Check after a while to see the color it has picked. Let it be in the iron till it picks up a golden color.
  9. Cool them for a while or serve them hot. It is up to you.

Nutritional Values

Values per serving    
Calories/serving                  490

Calories from Fat                220

 

Percent Daily Value *

Iron

20%

Calcium

20%

Vitamin C

4%

Vitamin A

8%

Total Carbohydrate 58g

19%

            Dietary Fiber 7g

28%

            Sugars 6g
Sodium 690 mg

29%

Protein 11g
Cholesterol 30 mg

10%

Potassium 450mg

13%

Total Fat 25g

38%

           Saturated Fat 8g

40%

* % Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Start your day with the hearty and yummilicious multigrain waffles. Nothing could be better than having a healthy breakfast. It keeps you energetic all day.

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Iron Rich Pancake Recipe http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/09/iron-rich-pancake-recipe/ http://buttecreekmill.com/2013/09/iron-rich-pancake-recipe/#respond Fri, 20 Sep 2013 22:26:05 +0000 http://buttecreekmill.com/?p=3223 How many pancake recipes have you tried so far? Presumably quite a lot, particularly if you are a morning person, love to cook or simply like to indulge in a treat as scrumptious as pancakes. You probably have already tried Martha’s way of cooking pancakes, or copied something from Top Chef, or perhaps like to stick to your Grandma’s secret recipe. Well, case in point is that there are plenty of pancake recipes out there. But not all promise to be as healthy as they are delicious. This one surely promises to be both.

This recipe is perfect for children, pregnant women and the elderly who need a good dose of iron intake daily. Iron deficiency is a global problem and in fact, is the most common of nutritional deficiencies in the world. And with the breakfast being the most important meal of the day, this recipe combines the goodness of iron, the deliciousness of pancakes and the 15 minute solution to a perfect breakfast for the entire family.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Serves: 4

Iron Content: 12mg (3mg per serving)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Baby cereals with iron, preferably oatmeal, look for organic food products like Butte Creek Mill’s Quick Oats
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup ground flaxseed
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ½  apple’s puree
  • 2 bananas
  • 1/3 tbsp vegetable oil

 

  • Mix all the ingredients together except for the banana and apple puree and whisk them well.
  • Puree the banana in another bowl.
  • Add the apple puree and mix well.
  • Add the banana mixture to the other mixture and mix well for a few minutes.
  • Heat a large non-stick skillet on medium heat.
  • Pour equal proportion of the mixture and spread it around by tilting the pan in clockwise or anticlockwise direction.
  • Cook one side for about two minutes or until bubbles begin to form on the pancakes.
  • Flip to the other side and cook for another two minutes.

Serving Ideas:

There are plenty of ways to indulge in this recipe. You can add roasted pecans and/or dried fruit on top. They are rich in iron content and other health benefits. You can also have it with fresh fruit or a dollop of whipped cream. Or you can have it with your Grandma’s secret sauce – the options are endless! You can also use Butte Creek’s pancakes mix to get the goodness of organic products in one convenient and easy to cook recipe mix.

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