Category Archives: Food

Oyster Soup

Oyster soup recipes are mostly cream based. Mostly. Oyster and Andouille Soup 1 lb shucked oysters about 14-20 depending on size 2 fresh andouille sausage sliced 6 whole anchovies packed in salt rinsed and chopped 2 chili de arbols chopped … Continue reading

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Roast Rutabaga

This is a simple way to serve rutabaga. any assortment of root vegetables will work. Roast Root Vegetables 1 rutabaga peeled and cubbed 2-4 carrots peeled and cut into large bites 1-2 potatoes peeled and cubed 6-8 small whole cloves … Continue reading

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Lamb Roast Stuffed with Dried Fruit

This is a great stuffing for lamb. I used a mixture of golden raisins, figs and currants. It can be topped with a light pan gravy as well. Fruit Stuffed Lamb 2 1/2-3 lb boneless lamb roast butterflied 2 cups … Continue reading

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Steak Sandwiches

Some people may feel that filet mignon is too nice for a sandwich. Not I. Filet Mignon Sandwich with Sun Dried Tomato and Blue Cheese Sauce For steak 2 filet mignons 8 dried porcini mushrooms 1 tsp coriander seed 1/2 … Continue reading

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Halibut and Clam Sauce

    The clam sauce really complements the meaty halibut flavor etc etc. This is just really good. Halibut and Clam Sauce 2 doz clams live 1 doz mussels live 1 1/2 lbs halibut fillet 1 large shallot chopped 1 … Continue reading

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Crab Risotto

Crab season begins in December in Oregon so Christmas eve was a little different this year. The main difference between dungeness and blue crab is the size. Aside from the much better, sweeter flavor of blue crab of course. But … Continue reading

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Marinated Feta

People need munchies while they wait for that big holiday meal. This year we went with a Mediterranean-themed appetizer spread on Thanksgiving because Katherine’s colleague used to work for an olive distributor. Hey, we find inspiration everywhere. This is colorful, … Continue reading

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