What’s better than butter? Not much. But here’s a way to make butter better. In a couple of my recent cooking classes we steamed fish in parchment paper. For one of them, we made this amazing shallot butter that steamed in with the fish and made it really flavorful. Lucky for everyone, it’s super easyContinue reading “Better Than Butter?”
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It was a bacon smokin’ Saturday yesterday so I decided I wanted something simple for dinner – tacos. As usual, my simple dinner grew and expanded into a monster. Before the pork sides were even snugly in the smoker, the menu had become grande. I started off with bean dip. Test Subject Bill loves Frito’sContinue reading “Four-Alarm Tortillas”
Baba Ghanouj – Wahoo!
You know it’s a busy semester when I don’t even have time to post blogs I’ve had written for a few months….whew! But it will be over soon. In the meantime, enjoy some eggplant…. About a week after I made the Mahkloubeh lamb I had more eggplant to use and decided to give in andContinue reading “Baba Ghanouj – Wahoo!”
I have a lot of Norwegian ancestry. I get excited when Norway is in the news. I root for Norse athletes in the Olympics. My home town is full of “I-wegians” (Iowans of Norwegian descent) and is one of the few places where you can find lutefisk on the Sunday brunch buffet. It’s probably thatContinue reading “Reluctant Heritage”