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Get exotic: preserve lemons

Creating my own preserved lemons has been high on my to-do list for some time now.  Although there aren’t many components, it took me a while to get it together:  organic lemons, a fair amount of good quality sea salt, a suitable jar, and time is really all that is required.  298 more words

Condiments And Sauces

Cheaters Risotto

There’s nothing like authentic risotto for sheer artistry. But at home I don’t seem to have the patience or inclination to constantly stir assorted liquids with rice in order to achieve the layers of flavor and creaminess it requires. 269 more words


Local Oysters: Straight up

On a sky-blue day recently, I had a chance to visit the Oregon Oyster Farms outside of Newport.  The air was slightly crisp and warming, the afternoon breeze was yet to kick up on the Yaquina Bay.   380 more words

Appetizers And Snacks

Easter Eggs: Crazy Crimson

This year’s batch of Easter eggs had a startling new look: they were bright crimson—and already peeled.

That’s right, beet pickled eggs.  I had already set aside a good supply of eggs, when fresh beets caught my eye at the market recently.  541 more words


Salmon Dill Sauce


  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp chopped capers
  • salt & pepper to taste

In a small bowl, combine all ingredients.   8 more words


Yuzu Ponzu

I want to share this yuzu ponzu recipe with you after making some to have with some yummy dumplings. Yuzu is a Japanese fruit with distinctive and tart flavour similar to grapefruit. 128 more words


Cinnamon Honey Butter

1 stick of butter

1 Tbs of cinnamon (I used more than this)

1/4 cup brown sugar (use confectioners sugar instead if you want smoother consistency) 6 more words