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Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder

My CSA farm this year is Fogline Farm. We went there last year for an Outstanding in the Field dinner, had the honor of sitting with the farmers at dinner and decided we’d join their CSA next. I’ve been hopping … Continue reading

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Ancho Chile Chicken Soft Tacos

After writing this up, I discovered I already put this recipe up but I’d used fish! Well, I changed it very slightly but I guess that means I really like this one! 4 rehydrated ancho chiles (save the liquid) 1 … Continue reading

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Miso-Glazed Cod with Sushi Rice Arancini and Wilted Arugula

Japan met Italy in my kitchen tonight. I got black cod from my CSS (Community Supported Seafood), my weekly seafood CSA. I was in the mood for something japanese-y. I found this recipe for miso-glazed cod. I used the marinade … Continue reading

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Green Curry Ceviche

When we were at the Cayman Cookout we had a really yummy Green Curry Ceviche made by Laurent Gras. It was light and refreshing, a little spicy, tangy and just perfect. Today I got Ono (aka Wahoo) from my Seafood … Continue reading

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Duck!

If she weighed the same as a duck… she’s made of wood. And therefore… A witch! My first duck attempt was, well, it was edible. I overcooked it a bit. I tried whole roasted duck. I just went for it. … Continue reading

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Salmon with Cilantro Pasta and Lemongrass Broth

Fresh off the heels of the Cayman Cookout, I went to the Farmer’s Market completely inspired. I picked up various ingredients: lemongrass, cilantro, shallots, salmon. I had no plan though until I got home and started flipping through Eric Ripert’s … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Comfort Food

This dish was so easy and so rich and warming. I do think I was photo’d out from Christmas though because I didn’t take a single picture of this meal. 1/2 lb italian sausage 1 chicken cut into 8 pieces … Continue reading

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It’s Crab Season

This is a variation on crab cakes I’ve done in the past. This time I only sauteed up shallots and garlic and threw a little chopped arugula in at the last few seconds. Added salt, pepper and chopped thyme. The … Continue reading

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Cod Cakes – Inspired by Thomas Keller

There is a recipe in The French Laundry Cookbook for “Clam Chowder” which, of course, is nothing like clam chowder because it’s Thomas Keller’s twist on a classic dish. It’s cod cakes with cod and clams. It’s a fantastic dish, … Continue reading

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Summer Pasta Sauce

If you have an abundance of tomatoes, this is an easy, rich, tasty way to consume them. Summer Pasta Sauce 1/2 onion, chopped 1 1/2 c. white wine 1 zucchini, chopped Tomatoes – as many as you can peel and … Continue reading

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White Sea Bass in Ginger-Fennel Broth with Crisps

I picked up my fish from my Seafood CSA (CSS – Community Supported Seafood) yesterday. It’s fun to have no idea what I’m going to cook until after 1:30 when i pick up my fish! Surprise! I came home and … Continue reading

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Soup Night XXXIV

I host a soup night, ideally once a month, but really it happens when we have a free weekend night. I make a huge pot of soup, customized each time for the number of people coming and the allergies/preferences/aversions of … Continue reading

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Salad with Radishes and Miso Vinaigrette

Simple as can be. Get some lettuce, top it with some thinnnnly sliced radishes, add dressing. I served this alongside Soba Noodles in Dashi. : Miso Vinaigrette 2T Seasoned rice vinegar 1T Miso 1t Soy sauce Walnut oil Fresh ground … Continue reading

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Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon

Shred 2 lbs of potatoes, I used the shredder in my food processor, and one sweet onion. I just picked up some walla walla onions that went well. I also used a combination of white, purple and red potatoes to … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad with Lentils and Green Garlic Dressing

This is basically the springtime version of my fall mushroom salad. Subtract chanterelles, add green garlic. Voila! Easy: Spinach…wash it, put it on a plate Lentils…cook them with a clove of garlic and some thyme. Choose your preferred liquid to … Continue reading

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