In April, we were lucky enough to help Mercy Hospital honor their nurses with a special event at Cellardoor Winery. We put together a big spread of some of our favorite dishes. Here are two that were the most popular…perfect for any springtime event!   Asparagus and Goat Cheese Tart Ingredients 3 1/2 oz Feta Cheese 4 oz Cream Cheese 1/2 cup Heavy Cream 3 Eggs Zest of 1 Lemon 2 tbsp Parsley 1/2 tsp Salt Ground Black Pepper 12-14 trimmed Asparagus Spears Pre-cooked Savory Shortcrust Pastry Shell…

“My experience cooking began at a very young age and continues to this day. As a traveler, I have been blessed with cooking lessons from natives in Portugal, Iceland, Morocco, Canada, and, most recently, Cuba. I began my culinary career training with a well-known Portland chef. As Head Chef and Manager, I developed skills in both the front and back of house. I loved the pace and energy that it required. Eventually, I opened a small café with an emphasis on upscale Mediterranean cuisine. I was beginning to…