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Salt Lake City Swing: Breakfasts of this river tour through the Intermountain West

9/23 - 9/29/2018 Logan, Utah Ketchum, Idaho Victor, Idaho This journal entry is focused on the breakfasts of this trip. Breakfast Tour : Exploring Huevos Rancheros and their variations On Donicio Gomez’s recommendation I had breakfast at Angie’s Restaurant, in Logan, Utah early on Monday morning. This was the first stop on my [...]

2018-10-17T15:04:56+00:00October 9th, 2018|River Tours|

Returning to Black Smith Fork: Hyrum, Utah

When daydreams save the day and the mundane becomes tolerable, my mind drifts to the Black Smith Fork, a small river that runs into the Cache Valley out of a world famous Elk refuge known as the Hardware ranch. Most of its riverbed is bordered by private land. Lucky for me a talented chef [...]

2018-10-01T20:55:07+00:00October 1st, 2018|River Tours|

Northwoods culinary tour: Detroit to Dunbar—conquistador skillets & pasties

The end of August 2018 called for sophomore drop off in Granville, Ohio. My wife Jessica handled the Denison dorm room setup with Whittier, our youngest daughter. I drove Nala our 8 year old yellow lab from Sag Harbor to Detroit while Jess flew up to the motor city from Columbus and the [...]

2018-09-06T13:04:14+00:00September 5th, 2018|Colin's Journal|

Dundee Hills to Maupin – Chasing Red Side Trout with Winemaker Jesse Lange

Deschutes bound - that’s all I could really think about as we headed west to Maupin following an hour in the Dundee Hills with Jesse Lange. The Lange family vineyard sits on top of a hill. After driving through a collection of smaller vineyard sites, we reached the end of [...]

2018-06-04T19:45:13+00:00June 1st, 2018|River Tour Episodes, River Tours|

Beaverkill Hatchery Rainbow Trout Recipe with Roasted Grape Relish

Adapted from a recipe by Galen Sampson, Chef and G.M. at the Beaverkill Valley Inn that he demonstrated over fire at the BVI. Galen Sampson has settled into a comfortable life with his wife on the edge of the Upper Beaverkill River in the Catskill mountains. As the Chef and General manager of the [...]

2018-06-04T19:49:38+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Recipes|

Beaverkill Valley Inn: Trout tales from the Catskill mountains

I seek warmth and kindness. Emotional security for me emerges from distant places where the sound of moving water fills quiet corners and quiet kitchen voices encourage just one more bite. This old soul experiences clarity in vintage buildings on back roads, thinking about who has visited in the past [...]

2018-10-03T13:26:15+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Colin's Journal|

Spey Casting for Steelhead from the Lost Coast to Netarts

Northwest Tour: Up Route 101 Finding the time to cruise Highway 101 from San Francisco to Portland is step one. It’s better to give yourself a week or 2 if your free spirit takes over. Honestly, a month might be the right amount of time if you want to do [...]

2018-04-29T12:30:16+00:00April 26th, 2018|Colin's Journal, River Tour Episodes, River Tours|