Monthly Archives: February 2011

Striped Bass, Clams, Roe; a Tale of Two Treats

Table of Contents: 1:  Stocking Up – making a really good fish stock from striped bass and clams. 2:  Roe Roe Roe Your Boat – a quick snack and a condiment for breakfast. PART  I.  Stocking Up I am figuring … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Seafood, Soups & Stews | 2 Comments

Wild Game Feast at Munich Haus, Chicopee MA

Game Feast at Munich Haus, Chicopee MA This was just way way too tempting to pass up on.  I drove up to Chicopee through gusts of wind, but fortunately met with no traffic, to meet with several other similarly-minded souls … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Cooking, Dining Out, Meats | Tagged | 4 Comments

An Octopus’s Garden

Ingredients: Baby Octopus, 1/2  pound uncooked. A touch of sesame oil, maybe 1/4 teaspoon.  (I used hot) Baby bok choy, 1 Broccolini,  4 springs Kale, several handfuls of the chopped stuff Onion Garlic clove, one large 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Seafood | Leave a comment

Ocean Perch

This is a nice, delicate fish.  You don’t want to go overboard on it. There’s a good basil/Dijon-based vinaigrette which works well with this dish:  Check here –I did less oil (and what I used was extra virgin olive oil), … Continue reading

Posted in Seafood | 3 Comments