Category Archives: Food

Zucchini Cornbread

Here is a way to use up some fresh zucchini or summer squash. Zucchini Corn Bread 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter plus more for pan 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 large zucchini 1 cup all-purpose … Continue reading

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Plum Jam

What better way to use up a giant bucket of overripe plums. For how to can and basic jam making go here. Plum Jam 8 cups plums skin removed from 3/4 cut into small pieces 4 cups sugar 4 cloves … Continue reading

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Halibut Fish Tacos with Rhubarb Cucumber Marinade

The marinade/sauce for this is a great way to get rid of some rhubarb and tastes fantastic. Rhubarb Cucumber and Chili Marinade 3 stalks rhubarb chopped roughly 1 medium cucumber chopped roughly 4 shallots 1 large hot green chili or … Continue reading

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Pit Beef

Pit beef is normally found around Baltimore. For the true experience, make the horseradish cream from scratch and cook the tri-tip directly over the coals the whole time. I believe that it should still be slow smoked, keeping the temperature … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops with Porcini Mushrooms

This requires 1/2 lb of fresh porcini — no substitutions. Seared Lamb Chops with Porcini Mushrooms 4 lamb chops 1 1/2″ thick 1/2 lb porcini mushrooms sliced into large bites 4 garlic scapes chopped fine 4 tbsp butter 2 oz … Continue reading

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Fava Bean and Fennel Slaw

This is a fantastic salad that goes well with many grilled meats, fish especially. When choosing fava beans pick the youngest possible. If the beans are not bright green inside remove the white second shell as well. Fava and Fennel … Continue reading

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Fish Chowder

Recently I bought a halibut. Here is a good way to use the bones and bits. Fish Chowder for broth 24 clams washed 1 lemon 1 8-10 lb halibut carcass chopped into small pieces Fronds from 1 bulb fennel 1 … Continue reading

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