I got this lovely recipe from one of my many Martha Stewart cookbooks. I smoked the salmon in a grill. I put a tinfoil bag of soaked applewood chips on the heating element. The salmon was hot smoked, and therefore cooked thru. Adam was in charge of removing the steaks from the grill, and… Continue reading Applewood Smoked Salmon Steak with a Morel Cream Sauce
I decided to make some homemade marinara sauce in the hopes it might be a fun and cost-effective way to stock up on some pantry essentials. Wow was I mistaken! $40 of locally grown Alaskan tomatoes from Bell’s Nursery (20 lbs.) only gave me 6 quarts of sauce. I could probably buy that at… Continue reading Marinara Sauce: The Tomatoes’ Slaughter!
This is a rich sauce. I serve it over green beans for Thanksgiving, in place of the more traditional casserole. I think it would also be delicious over baked chicken breast. You could eliminate the sherry, but it really won’t be the same. It gives a lovely perfume, and the alcohol cooks away. So good… Continue reading Mushroom Cream Sauce
Easy Roast Chicken Roasting poultry the old-fashioned way in a large pan is very beautiful, but it takes a lot of basting, and it gets your oven greasy. One of modern technology’s greatest inventions (okay that’s perhaps a slight exaggeration) is the Oven Bag. It is a nifty way to cook a bird without the… Continue reading Roast Turkey and Roast Chicken