First Halibut of the Season

Halibut seasoned opened here on the West Coast this week. I promised Moe I would make Fish and Chips. So……….. ………last night’s dinner. Served with twice fried fries and homemade tartar sauce.  I just wing tartar sauces. I don’t like tartar sauce on my fish, but I do like it as a dip for the…

Italian Sausage, Mushroom and Olive Pizza

Spun off a White version of my Rye sour dough starter last week. Fed the white one again yesterday morning and it more than doubled in less than five hours. Rather than toss the discard, I divided it into 1/3rds and just added to  two 750g flour batches and one 600g batch along with yeast. …

Cheese Lasagna

I had promised Matt that I would make him lasagna in my new TeamFar lasagna pan. A gift from a friend. (Thank you Gail). This pan is the perfect size for baking in the CSO. And deep enough for a four layer lasagna.Lasagna weighed 6 3/4 lbs not counting the pan. Matt doesn’t eat meat so…

Light Rye Bread

Light Rye Bread =============== adapted from Bread Illustrated 400 g of bread flour 165 g stone ground rye flour 12 g salt 5 g actived dry yeast 265 g of water, room temperature 40 g honey 14 g of melted butter 1 large egg, lightly beaten with 1 tablespoon water and pinch salt Options: If…

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread ====================== Adapted from Bread Illustrated 360 g bread flour 100 g whole-wheat flour 3/4 cup dried cranberries 3/4 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped 6 g instant or rapid-rise yeast 12 g salt 265 g  water, room temperature 40 g of honey (or use brown sugar) 14 g of butter melted 1 large…

Chewy Ginger Cookies with Crystallized (Candied) Ginger

Chewy Ginger Cookies with Crystallized (Candied) Ginger ======================================================= 3/4 cup of butter 1 cup of white sugar 1/4 cup of molasses 1 egg 2-1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg 2 teaspoons powdered ginger 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 chopped crystallized ginger Cream butter with sugar until light…

Apple Pie Two Ways

This is my basic apple pie. And this is the same recipe, but instead of two crusts, this one was finished with an apple crisp topping. Basic Apple Pie =============== 5 or 6 apples juice of half a lemon 1/2 cup of white sugar 1/2 cup of brown sugar cinnamon to taste 2 tablespoons flour…

End of The Year 2019 – Catch Up Post

A few of our meals in December. Dec. 20th Grilled a small prime rib.    Just big enough to two. Served with roasted potatoes, broccoli and sauted mushrooms.  Dec. 19th Antipasto on my new board. Dec. 17th Breakfast Toasted English Muffins with Canadian Back Bacon and Tomatoes. Dec. 16th Dinner Spaghetti tossed with butter with…

Pork Piccata

I made Pork Piccata for breakfast this morning. Sliced boneless loin chops in half and pounded until thin. Served with a side of pasta. Used the same recipe that I use for Chicken or Veal Piccata.  Chicken/Veal/or Pork Piccata ============ Edited May/2009 4 veal scallopini,  Or boneless chicken breasts or pork loin pounded thin flour…