Garbage Bowl and Tips for Fresh Asparagus

Boy, work has intruded! Too much work, too many clients, and an out of town trip to celebrate my dad’s 80th birthday combined to cause a long lag in posts. I fixed my new favorite salmon recipe, having swung by Trader Joe’s to get the chopped hazelnuts the day before we left. It was a […]

Steak with Soy Sauce & Balsamic Vinegar Marinade

A few weeks ago London Broils were on sale so I bought two and threw one in the freezer. A few days ago I defrosted it. I was going to do a teriyaki marinade I love, but it makes a ton of marinade, way more than I needed for this one steak. So I looked […]

Another Cauliflower Thing…

I have been trying to use seasonal vegetables more and cauliflower keeps jumping into the grocery cart. I like it raw, dipped in something preferably. I did like it fried. It’s good covered in cheese sauce, but what isn’t? I tried a sort of healthy cheese cauliflower thing tonight and will probably not repeat it. […]

Chicken Coconut Soup

I ended up doing two recipes from The Minimalist Cooks Dinner by Mark Bittman last night, both of which I’d cooked before. I really like this book and need to remember to get it out more often. The recipes are generally quite suitable for weeknight cooking, with a lot of fish and seafood recipes. Since […]

Butternut Squash Soup

I’ve been experimenting with new vegetables this winter and the butternut squash has become a favorite. I kept seeing recipes for soup with it and finally got a chance to try it this weekend. Dang, it was good! I had a recipe from Bon Appetit that I’d been eyeballing, but then searched online and found […]