Friday, March 8, 2013

Roasted Red Pepper Pizza with Chanterelles Olives Kale Parmesan and Eggs

Chili Braised Pulled Pork Tacos with Pickled Onions and Radish

Osso Buco with Creamy Polenta and Gremolata

Yes, yes, I know it has been forever since I posted anything (actually over a year).  I have been trying to follow the idea of less talking more doing. For the most part, this has been a very productive approach.  Now I am kind of swinging the other direction. More talking, more relaxing...

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Easy Shrimp Paella

So I Sautéed 10oz chopped spanish Chorizo until it was lightly golden, set aside. Sautéed 1lb. peeled shrimp about half way, set aside. Sautéed sliced shallot and crushed garlic with 2 cups Arborio rice in 2 tbsp e.v.o.o. about 2 minutes. Added a pinch of Saffron and 1 can chicken stock. Brought to a boil, reduced to a simmer and covered. simmered about 14 minutes. Added a can of fire roasted tomatoes including juice and more stock. Returned to simmer and when most of the liquid was absorbed added 6 clams (they were out of mussels) and the shrimp. The dish finished absorbing the liquid, cooking the shrimp and steaming the clams in the last say 5 minutes. Topped with chopped parsley and green onions I served it with lemon wedges, Rosemary olive oil bread, balsamic and e.v.o.o. for dipping the bread and a nice Pinot Noir.

Monday, July 25, 2011


Marinated Black Green and Kalamata Olives, Goat Cheese, Roasted Garlic, Smoke Roasted Pepper Pork Loin, Crusty Baguette, Fresh Thyme and a little white...

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Home made Banh Mi

I know, I know, the seedy baguette isn't right but it was what I could find. I made home-made Spicy Lime Mayo, Do Chua and Black Pepper Marinade Pork Loin. Incredibly delicious. In the future I am hoping I can get the "right" bread at the best asian market.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Finally, Foraging Success!

I have been looking for several years... Finally I found one. Knelt down to take a photo and saw three more. Like my brain finally clicked and made the connection. I spent 3 hours traipsing thru the woods on a wonderfull hike and on my way out these were all found within feet of the trail...

Seven black Morels and the solitary Yellow. Not a major score but enough for dinner.

So I grilled a Flat Iron steak & baby Bok Choy, Steamed assorted baby potatoes all just to keep those delicious Morels company. I sauted them in evoo with a pat of goat milk butter and a light touch of salt & pepper. absolutely delicious.