Archive for the ‘Cooking’ Category

Moroccan Chicken and Prunes

Adapted from a traditional recipe: Michael’s Moroccan Chicken and Prunes 4 large, boned chicken breasts 1 lb high-quality, pitted prunes ~10 T extra virgin olive oil ~3-4 T clear, light honey ~ 2 T grated fresh ginger ~ 1-2 T chopped, salt-cured capers (brined fine, too) ~ 2 t ground cumin 1 small-medium red onion, […]

Tasty buttery carrots with red chiles

Really tasty buttery carrots with brown sugar and chiles. Sweet and spicy! 🙂

Delicious Halibut Ceviche

Michael made some really tasty ceviche using up about 2lb of halibut that he caught in Alaska. It was delicious. Ingredients included: Halibut Lime juice Grapefruit juice and pieces Red and green chiles Sea salt Tomatillos Cilantro Garlic Mint

AppleSproutBacon Hibernation Preparation

Michael brought this tasty recipe tonight and cooked up a yummy feast! Grab at the store: 1 lb brussels sprouts 1 lb bacon (yes, take the time to get it cut at the counter) 2 large granny smith apples 3 cloves garlic 1 lb pasta 3-6 T butter a chunk of pecorino Romano salt and […]

Baked Pancakes

Michael came over and made baked pancakes that were spectacular So tasty, cooked in a bed of golden melted butter in a well-seasoned iron skillet. Each one is baked for 13 minutes, and rises up over the edges of the pan. We made savory and sweet. Sweet didn’t have any additions to the pancake batter. […]

Delicious Homemade Rustic Potato Chowder

Today I made a delicious soup for lunch — a hearty rustic potato chowder. Made from this recipe from 101 Cookbooks: Rustic Potato Chowder: Rustic Potato Chowder 8 to 10 slices Smart Bacon (or real bacon if you’re not-veg) 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 onions, chopped 3 shallots, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 4 […]

Cooking in the kitchen

Fun group effort working on dinner tonight. An excellent evening with Eric, Dawn, Aeneas, Michael, Kevin, Kristin and myself. We made some tasty Persian beef soup. Even Aeneas tried some food tonight too (some vanilla yogurt) but I’m not sure he liked it quite as much.