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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 23, 2012

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 [...]

What I had for dinner on Monday, February 27, 2012

A homegrown pork steak! Pan-seared and then -roasted, and topped with homemade red pepper jelly made from Betsey’s (Laughing Crow’s) red peppers. Also served with oven fries made with LC potatoes and LC/hg garlic, and salad (source unknown?? I did not write it down in my notes) with Pike Place Market radishes and homegrown green [...]

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 [...]