We had a difficult-yet-good couples therapy appointment from 4:30-5:30. I suggested we walk around the block afterwards and then after that I thought maybe we should go on a small date. We ended up at the counter of Hitchcock again, where we each had a Hitchcock Martini (this month it’s gin, cardamom bitters, and some [...]
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 [...]
Grilled Pacific (wild-caught) salmon.
Rice pilaf, made with our standard rice, the Koda Farms California-family-farm-grown heirloom varietal Kokuho Rose; minced shallot from Karyn at Red Dog Farm in Chimacum; organic peas from the freezer section at the grocery store (ours aren’t ready yet, but SOON, I hope!); asparagus from Eastern Washington that I got at [...]
We had this jar of apple curry sauce from Lopez Island Farm that has been hanging around for like two years. I organized the pantry recently and found this jar and left it conspicuously out on the counter so that we could finally use it.
I had to work late so G. cooked it up [...]
Halal chicken with rice. I used a whole (hg, of course) chicken, parted out — drumsticks, thighs, and breasts all separated. It took longer to cook than I thought. Otherwise I did everything according to the recipe and/or my previous post. It was extremely delicious.
A new thing!! A delicious thing: “halal-cart-style chicken and rice with white sauce.”
I have never had such a thing in my life — Seattle is not big on food carts yet, and the ones we do have are more likely to be gourmet than ethnic. But on eating this, we instantly started making plans [...]
Curry! With Kitsap-grown lamb and Day Road/Suyematsu Farms pumpkin — a gorgeous Jarrahdale — plus Laughing Crow onion as usual.
Jarrahdale pumpkin, preparing to be in a delicious lamb curry
Of course, the rest was (organic) storebought coconut milk, and storebought Thai red curry paste from a jar. When it was done, we doctored it to [...]