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Stuff I learned and ate this week

On Saturday we did the farm‘s first CSA delivery of pork and chicken to Seattle and Bainbridge Island. We spent the night on the island and had some happy hour snacks at Hitchcock, then we went back to the house and cooked up some frozen Beecher’s mac & smoked cheese.

On Saturday I was reminded [...]

What I had for dinner on Friday, August 3, 2012

Mostly-homegrown party time! By “party” I mean just me and G. having dinner as usual.

Kitsap-grown flank steak, from our freezer cow (thanks cow), more or less following the Simply Recipes version.

OK, I typed the above nine days ago, and I don’t remember what all I was planning to say. But I suspect that [...]

What I had for dinner on Tuesday, July 24, 2012

G. was in bed sick before I even got home, but I made myself some fish tacos as originally planned anyway.

I grilled some Pike Place Market mahi mahi — I usually use halibut cheeks but they were out and the guy said mahi mahi was a good fish taco fish — with a rub [...]

What I had for dinner on Monday, July 9, 2012

G. is sick. He made himself some rice to eat to feel better.

I came home and puttered around in the kitchen a bit and looked at stuff, then heated up some oil and tossed in some chopped Laughing Crow cabbage, Farmhouse Organics carrot, homegrown sugar snap peas, and homemade homegrown green garlic kimchi. When [...]

What I had for dinner on Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Finally had carnitas! After failing to do so the last couple of days. I think the meat benefited from having sat in its cooking juice in the fridge for a few days, in the same way that a soup will often mellow and meld and be tastier the next day.

We used pork jowls rather [...]

What I had for dinner on Sunday, November 27, 2011

Turkey pozole, except a much smaller batch than this recipe called for.

Homegrown turkey and homemade turkey stock. Laughing Crow onion, LC and/or homegrown garlic. Storebought non-organic :( chipotles in adobo sauce. (I’m going to look up making these next year). Storebought non-organic :( hominy in a can. Not sure what to do about making [...]