Archive for the ‘Kitchen’ Category

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 […]

Cam working on his chili

Cooking up a mean bison chili with plenty of cayenne powder, texas chili powder, bison, onions, tomatoes, and organic black beans. The final results: So tasty!

Maple beet pomegranate mache salad

Delicious mache, beet, pomegranate and apple salad. The dressing was a fabulous homemade basalmic maple syrup pomegranate beet vinegarette. So tasty.

Closeup of dinner tonight

The sweet curried onions were the best part.  

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.

Broken heart risotto

I made this tonight — rice, bacon, onion, celery, yellow pepper, orange cherry tomatoes from our garden, garlic, and some chili pepper flakes that gave it some good heat and make you want to cry like a broken heart.

Grilled fig with Serendipity Gooey Butter Cake ice cream, cream, pomegranate pips

A small but tasty desert.

Yummy creamed turnips with apple, nutmeg and garlic bacon-roasted greens

Michael came over for dinner tonight and this was the result. The bacon was scrumptious. Delicious!

Lifting the Lid on Grilled Squid

Soaking the squid befor grilling Michael brought over some squid tonight and we grilled them right up. Sort of tricky to keep them from falling through the grate of the grill, but they turned out pretty tasty. Grilling the squid Michael making friends with the squid before we cooked it The final product – Grilled […]

Tasty melon, pear, apple and raspberry fruit salad

The melon was super ripe and juicy, so it made for a delicious fresh fruit salad. Bruce invited Alison and some of her friends over for lunch. We had this tasty fruit salad.