Archive for the ‘Kitchen’ Category

Pomegranate Pepper Cherry Chicken

With tasty asparagus. Made a delicious and colorful meal with cherry, peppers, pomegranates and chicken.

Delicious hot fresh blackberry pie with vanilla ice cream

Michael brought over some super ripe and delicious blackberries and made pie. Mmmmm pie.

Delicious home-grown garden tomato salad [things that make you go mmmmmmmmmm]

Fresh garden grown tomatoes, basil from the farmer’s market, olive oil, basalmic vinegar, fresh rosemary, sea salt, pepper. Quite tasty. And here’s the whole salad, marinating in deliciousness.

Our countertop project got written up by The Home Crowd

The Home Crowd did a really nice write-up of our kitchen countertop project: The Home Crowd: Granite countertop with built-in river using pictures from our Kitchen Remodel Project Photos Flickr set that documented the build process. Thanks! 🙂

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, […]

Basque Dark Chocolate from Spain, Blood Oranges, Ginger Snaps, 2 Delicious Cheeses, Kiwi and Fresh French Bread

A tasty feast. And a nice closeup of a kiwi fruit slice lit from behind:

"Cat" Meat Loaf for Michael's Birthday

Michael was always threatening to make our beloved cats (Stanley and Stella) into meatloaf. For his birthday, Kristin made him some cat-shaped meatloafs out of bison meat and they were delicious. You could call this a “LOL loaf” Kristin’s LOL Loaf Recipe 2 pounds lean ground beef (or bison) 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground […]

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. […]

Mashed Potatoes of Heavenly Temptation and Chicken with Homemade Tamarind BBQ Sauce

Tonight I made a dish that confirmed for me that sometimes mashed potatoes can be transcendent.Here is my recipe for “Mashed Potatoes of Heavenly Temptation”: Gabriel’s Mashed Potatoes of Heavenly Temptation 6-8 medium sized potatoes 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 stick of unsalted butter 1/4 cup white onion, diced 1/4 cup yellow pepper, diced 4 […]

Delicious soup with ham

A vegetarian stew made with potatoes, sweet potatoes, squash, onion, and other goodness topped with leftover honey baked ham pieces simmered in their own juices and vegetable stock. Veg + total not veg. Flavorsome 🙂 Salad: