Steve was home for two nights in a row so I got to cook two real meals. I had a chicken from Barham Cattle Co and wonderful potatoes from FairShare Farm CSA. Chicken dinner it was! This is the easiest possible roast chicken ever. I […]
Month: September 2015
Seriously, I promised. So I can show you some pictures, but I strategically didn’t show the right amounts of ingredients, and just won’t even tell you the spices or the times involved. What I can tell you it was delicious. Also a couple of things about mincing garlic and chopping onions.
Have you used the two bowl trick to peel a lot of garlic at once? Take two bowls of about the same size, metal if you have them, Place cloves of unpeeled garlic in one bowl and place the other bowl over it, rim to rim making a dome. Shake that dome about 10-20 times. Separate the bowls and the garlic skins slip right off.
My friend Kelly and I went to a knife skills class and one thing we took away was another trick to chopping onions. Slice off a bit of the stem end, and place on that flat surface. Leaving the root end intact, cut the onion in half through the center of the root.
Steve was unexpectedly home for dinner tonight and I had just enough time to thaw out a tri-tip roast and grill it for dinner. I also had some Purple Viking potatoes and there had been some hints that I hadn’t made mashed potatoes for awhile. […]
Merri’s kitchen is a little light on the ground this weekend. Everything was all about getting the garage cleaned up and organized so we can put the cars back in the garage this winter.