The hot chills we grew from seeds (send by a friend via mail, as a dare) are so hot that only a grain spices up a whole meal. We learned, after learning the hard way, that these chilies are called 5 Pot Chili (meaning one will make five pots ofContinue readingHarissa
Making Bread, Pizza Dough, Rolls Flour, 67% of flour weight in water, pinch of salt. That’s the recipe. Mix it together and let rest for at least one hour. Knead dough and return to a slightly warm place to rise.
Pizza, then Bread You may not have flour – we heard there has been a run on it and toilet paper during Governor Polis’ Stay at Home order to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Early in the quarentine, we knew we’d need plenty of flour and so called theContinue readingOne Dough : Many Uses
To Grind Peppercorns: You can buy several types of peppercorns from Savory Spice Shop – they ship as well as have brick & mortar stores – and offer high quality black peppercorns . We buy what is called Tellicherry, and make it suitable for all uses by grinding it. GrindingContinue readingPepper – 3 Ways
Rolled or Steel Cut – Organic oats from Whole Foods are $1.69 per pound. The rolled style are cut, then steamed before being rolled. These cook slightly quicker and have a creamier texture than the ones on the right that are just cut. Neither one of these has any resemblanceContinue readingOatmeal, Cheap and Tasty
From summer to the next one. So many Opalka tomatos and so many of their fresh beefsteak relatives still on the vines we decided to send them to the freezer, where we could enjoy them all winter. Read on to see how easy it is. Our freezer is the oneContinue readingTomato preservation
Menu for a simple Asian meal The main course was an assortment of sashimi fish, which was to be preceded by miso soup and a half dozen oysters. The table was set for main course, so were eating the oysters with chopsticks. I was on the second oyster before IContinue readingOysters and Sashimi Menu
I just signed up for a year’s subscription to the on-line version of Cooks Illustrated and wanted to take advantage of my $17.95 investment, so I read their opinion of the ideal cooking equipment. I have it. The perfect pot and pan collection. With one exception. I own a bigContinue readingThe Perfect Pot and Pan Collection