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Going Wild with Poppy Seed Fougasse

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

summary: recipe for wild fougasse with poppy seeds baked on the barbecue; grilling Artic char; the wonders of lemons; it’s strawberry season! When we were discussing what bread to make on the barbecue for dinner, we realized that it had been way too long since we’d had poppy seed bread! I love this bread!! It’s […] Continue reading »

Golden fish curry (Indian-style)

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

summary: recipe for coconut fish curry; garnishing with toasted peanuts and coconut; we love our Magic Bullet; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Swoon… This was so fabulous. It was so good I thought I was going to cry. T made the curry sauce with, among other things, butter and shredded […] Continue reading »

grilled shrimps on a bed of spinach

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

summary: grilled shrimps in Pernod; garnishing with tarragon; SAVEUR’s definition of grilling vs. barbecue; stir-frying spinach; how to ensure the spinach doesn’t get grey and slimy; (click on image to see larger views and more photos) At last it’s barbecue season!! Which means we have fresh herbs growing in the garden. I’m absolutely thrilled that […] Continue reading »

Holy Mackerel!

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

summary: salmon steaks and whole mackerel; follow-up to indirect smoking on a gas bbq; (click on image to see larger views and more photos) When I was in grade school, we had a multiple choice test with the following question. What is the correct word to complete the following idiom? “He smokes like a _______.” […] Continue reading »

Moules Marinière (WHB#214: parsley)

Friday, December 18th, 2009

summary: Moules Marinière (or is that “Moules Meunière”?); information about parsley and Weekend Herb Blogging; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #214 Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) I have been negligent and neglected to rave out loud about the amazing festive dinner we had last month. We really splashed […] Continue reading »

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