There was some very good looking sea bream at our local fish place today, so for dinner I grilled up two of them along with some broccoli spears. Yum. I use a charcoal bbq (Big Green Egg) with a cast iron grill. For fish, brush… Read More
Left over bbq chicken Left over homemade mac ‘n cheese Fried up, served in a bowl with hot sauce. Lemonade. Perfect
Candy Minx introduced me to a wonderful fruit treat in Pilsen the other day, on my visit to Chicago. This is available at the various street taco stands and carts around their neighbourhood. They insert a sturdy skewer close to the seed of the mango,… Read More
Last working day at the mothership. Enjoying some sweet retirement jam (thank you Miss Polly).
Every year at this time we make up a batch of coffee can paska. We don’t do all the fancy braids on the top of the crust and we bake our Easter bread in old coffee cans which we use over and over again, a… Read More
From the Comfort Food Diner….
Here’s a quick and easy-to-prepare fish stew that’s perfect for a winter evening. First put some rice on to cook while you’re preparing the stew. I use a cast iron pan for this, and it works very well. Heat your pan with a little vegetable… Read More
Tonight I made up a batch of potato & cheese pierogi for Christmas. I’ve got them freezing on plates like this. Once they’re well frozen, I’ll transfer them to freezer bags. If you simply try to freeze them in bags, you’re apt to wind up… Read More
Chicken of the Woods can be cooked in many ways. Today I sauteed up a generous quantity, then put them aside while I prepared the rest of my pizza. After spreading some sauce, I loaded up the dough with the wild mushrooms, sprinkled on some… Read More
How it’s done….first find some fresh chicken of the woods. The chickens I found today were young and tender. Just perfect. I sauteed them for a couple minutes, seasoned with a little steak seasoning, then added a little water and the spinach, and cooked off… Read More