We combined forces with our neighbors for dinner on Easter Sunday. He is a great cook, and their family truly appreciates good food and wine. I’m very short on pictures, as I was scrambling to get the meal together on … Continue reading
We enjoyed Easter lunch at Dad’s house, after the annual egg hunt. Lunch included ham, turkey, baked macaroni, green beans, and a variety of other tasty dishes. As my brother Andrew expertly carved the turkey, Irene lamented that her presentation … Continue reading
After a prolonged absence, beer made it’s return fairly early on Easter Sunday.
After reading Ruhlman’s recent post on guacamole, I decided to buy a mortar and pestle. Thanks to my staff for the Amazon gift card, which paid for the mortar and pestle, along with some CDs- Bad Company, The Replacements, Katie … Continue reading
Here is a simple fish taco from the last Friday of Lent. Pan sauteed cod, served on a corn tortilla browned lightly in a skillet. It is garnished traditionally, with a little finely shredded cabbage, radish, diced tomato, some cilantro, … Continue reading
I prepared this chicken from a recipe in Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc cookbook. It is a classic braise, with the inclusion of some ‘exotic’ aromatics including fennel and green olives. The recipe called for thighs, but I used thighs and … Continue reading
We are getting close to having some produce to harvest- cherry tomatoes and summer squash are almost ready. I treated the powdery mildew with a sprayed antifungal agent from Ace Hardware- I’ll post the name later. I would prefer to … Continue reading