Category Archives: Food

Gravlax

Or perhaps a little further north. Gravlax 1 pound fresh salmon filet skin on 3 tbsp sea salt 3 tbsp brown sugar 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1/4 cup akvavit or other herbal liquor/botanical gin fresh dill or other spice … Continue reading

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Indian Red Beans

This would be good with red lentils as well. Baked Rajma 1 red onion 4 garlic cloves 1 fresh green chile 1″ piece fresh ginger 2 tbsp coconut oil ¼ tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp sea salt  28 oz can … Continue reading

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Soy Sauce Eggs

This recipe is an adaptation of Momofuku’s eggs. The cooking time must be followed exactly. Fresh farm eggs give the best result. Soy Sauce Eggs 6 tbsp hot water 1 tbsp brown sugar 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar 3/4 cup … Continue reading

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Fish Pepper Brine

This is a basic brine for any firm flesh/low oil fish for smoking. This makes enough for about 1 lb of fish fillets. On how to smoke go here. Basic Fish Brine 2 cups boiling water 1 dried ancho chili … Continue reading

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Domino Potatoes

This is a great dish for a party or fancy meal. Serve them room temperature or reheat right before serving. Domino Potatoes 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, divided 3 1/2 pounds Idaho potatoes (4-6 large) 24 (about) fresh or dried … Continue reading

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Chicken Picatta

  Chicken Picatta 2 large chicken breasts 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup semolina flour 1/2 cup mushrooms sliced thin 4 garlic cloves smashed ⅓ cup dry white wine 2 tbsp capers coarsely chopped 2 tbsp lemon juice Chopped parsley Butterfly … Continue reading

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Blueberry Lemon Scones

Blueberry Lemon Scones 4 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 T. baking powder 3/4 tsp. baking soda 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp. lemon zest, grated 1 cup + 1 T. unsalted butter, very cold 1 1/2 cups … Continue reading

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Crab Stuffed Portabellas

These work better as bite sized rather than eating with a fork and knife. Use cremini caps. Crab Stuffed Portabellas 2 Portabellas stems and gills chopped fine 1 stalk celery diced fine 2 cups cleaned crab 1/2 cup onion diced … Continue reading

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Ginger Snaps

These cookies are nice and moist in the center and crisp outside. And they taste fantastic. Ginger Snaps 1 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 cup butter, melted 1 large egg, room temperature 1/4 cup molasses 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 … Continue reading

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Grape Currant Jelly

Recently got a whole bunch of fresh grapes and currants. This is a jellied jam. The currant is pressed into a juice that jellies the grape jam and it’s tartness is a perfect match to the ripe table grapes. It … Continue reading

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