A Finnish tradition, this is always our welcome after coming in from the snowy weather caroling to our neighbors, with three generations improvising harmonies, kerosine lanterns, a dog in tow, and occasionally picking up a neighbor’s voice along the way. I helped my mother make these this year. Christmas Prune Tarts (Pinwheel Tarts) Adapted from […]
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We are enjoying cooking with Raul in Oakland. He’s playing some incredible percussion on his pots and pans in the process. Here is his recipe for Peruvian soup. Aguadito de Pollo Raul’s Peruvian soup Cilantro onion garlic salt little bit of pepper chicken chicken cut into squares Put everything into the blender except for the […]
Joe Cullison made some fantastic bread the last time I played at his house concert & pot luck in Macon GA, and kindly offered to share the recipe with you! I’ll be back Sat Feb 11 http://www.acousticproductions.com/ and… I hope he bakes this bread again! Recipe Techniques: with cheese and Poblano peppers added. (For plain bread […]
A lot of people consider bluefish as too oily to be a good eating fish, but fresh caught and right on the grill this way it is one of my favorites! It puts up a mean fight when you catch one, but bluefish are big and often plentiful near the Long Island inlets and in […]
My niece came up with a modification to the traditional pie, that was the hit of Thanksgiving dinner. She was kind to share it with us! Use any crust recipe or premade. Preheat oven to 350 2 T butter 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans 3 eggs beaten 1 c real maple syrup scant 1/2 c […]
I’m not usually big on desserts, but every now and then is one that knocks my socks off! This was made by Pam Ferrucci in Livermore, CA. (Spray pan with PAM or lightly oil so it doesn’t stick) CRUST: 1 cup soft butter 1 cup powdered sugar 2 cups flour dash of salt Blend well. […]
More and more people in the USA are becoming allergic to wheat. Here is a lovely spinach pie that Marilyn Trail made when we visited. I asked her for the recipe not only for my friends and family who are allergic to wheat, but also because it’s delicious. serves 6 3 Tbs olive oil 2 […]
We had such lovely seafood in Florida. Here is a recipe from Leo Henrichs of Tierra Negra – one of his favorites, and very simple. Mussels a la Leo Henrichs Wash them properly, prepare vegetable soup (cellery, carrots, onion, leeks.) Add 3 bay leaves, 6 juniper berries, 6 allspice, salt, pepper. make a vegetable based […]
3, 6 oz cans wild salmon, drained and smashed 1 c. Veganise (or mayo) 1/2 c. sweet pickle relish 1 T dijon mustard 1/2 c. capers 2 stalks celery diced 1/2 red onion finely diced 1/2 t. celery seeds Mix all ingredients together. Fill Romaine lettuce leaves as wraps. Enjoy.
This is a healthy quiche recipe I have developed over time. I cook this often and it lends itself to many variations. Instructions Crust: 1 cup flour (white or mixed with whole wheat) 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup light oil Pinch of sea salt Pinch of nutmeg and/or cinnamon (optional) Fillings: vary, see below To […]