Category: snack

26
Dec
2019

Christmas Treats I Made, 2019

I sent out care packages to several people I know. I made an old favorite and two new ones.

03
Mar
2010

Strawberry Jam

This jam in midwinter tastes as fresh as the berries tasted the previous summer. The secret is to make small batches and to not overcook. The jam tends to be thinner (excellent for pancakes or ice-cream topping!) and less gummy…

11
Dec
2008

Christmas Cookies with Legs

A week or two ago, I posted a link to Gourmet magazine’s website that listed 60+ years worth of cookie recipes, which is really, really great, unless your intent is to make stuff to send to far off relatives. Almost…

17
Aug
2008

Smoked Eel

“Out in the wild, they are slippery slimy creatures… On the plate, though, it’s a different story.” On my recent trip to visit family, we had lunch at a german restaurant called the Hofbrauhaus — as close to an authentic…

01
Jul
2008

Hummus

A middle-eastern favorite. 2 cans garbonzo beans, reserving the liquid from one 4 cloves of garlic ¼ c tahini paste juice from ½ lemon 1 package Adobo seasoning 1 T salt pepper to taste In a food processor, get the…

27
Jun
2008

Onion Topping Better Than Green Beans

My wife exclaimed that while the green beans are “good,” the onions are “fab! Just like onion rings!” I tossed together some green bean casserole last night for dinner. Just some frozen haricot verts, parboiled for 5 minutes, and some…