We have had three lovely evenings (and a lunch) of eating out with G’s dad and stepmom, who are visiting us and the PNW. For dinner, we had a chef’s tasting at Hitchcock on Friday, which was amazing as usual; a very pleasant sushi dinner at Shima Sushi on Saturday; and then back at Hitchcock [...]
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 [...]
We are sort of considering doing a Blog Project. You know like Julie Julia or Global Table Adventure, who is cooking a meal each week from a different country, in alphabetical order. I am kind of obsessed with that blog right now, actually, and so for dinner we had Jordanian-inspired spiced grilled chicken.
To make [...]
I have been eyeing this duck with root veggies and sauerkraut recipe for a while, and I managed to take a duck out of the freezer earlier this week, so I assembled this while G. was at welding college and I worked at home.
Homegrown duck, carrots and beet; Red Dog Farm shallot; Laughing Crow [...]
Apparently I post once a week now.
On Monday we had intended to have carnitas according to Matthew Amster-Burton’s Spilled Milk recipe. But G. had a lot of chores and he didn’t get it on in time. His backup plan was beans with the same seasonings, and when I got home I got inspired to [...]
TURKEY POT PIE.
G. wouldn’t stop singing Chicken Pot Pie, which I will not embed because I find it sort of horrific.
Anyway, made with homemade pie crust (made of homemade cultured butter, storebought organic Fresh Breeze cream; and storebought organic flour), filled with freezer Leapfrog Farm celery, homegrown carrots, rehydrated previously-dehydrated Laughing Crow onion, [...]
Oh, not much, just some random stuff from the freezer.
Oh wait, just kidding, I forgot.
We started with some of the cooking on Tuesday and Wednesday, but did most of it during the day on Thursday. It was just the two of us for dinner, which was great — it ended up being pretty [...]