Author Archives: goatsandgreens

Pork Pad Thai

Pork isn’t the most traditional meat item to put in a pad Thai — that would be chicken or shrimp.  Sometimes it is just left at the tofu, and no chicken nor seafood — but be forewarned that even if … Continue reading

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Young Steamed Octopus

The recipe: Each 0.75 pound octopus serves one person as a main dish.  The frozen packages I find in one of my supermarkets contain two each of these.  I’m writing the recipe up as per one octopus – scale up accordingly. … Continue reading

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Dining Out: India House, Northampton, MA

One of the best Indian restaurants I’ve been to in recent years has to be this gem located at 25 State Street, Northampton, Massachusetts. They’re only open for dinner, not lunches, but they open at five, and so a friend … Continue reading

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Cedar-Wrapped Grilled Fish, with Grilled Scalloped Potatoes

  I just discovered these cedar wraps at my local Whole Wallet, and they sounded like a good idea.  You get eight per pack, and a long length of twine.  They work like cedar planks on your grilled fish, but … Continue reading

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Figs and Omnivorous Dining – A snack (Figs Wrapped in Prosciutto) and a main (Whole Fish Stuffed with Figs)

I just love these figs!  The fresher, the better!  Before fig season leaves us in the dust, I figure I better post these two! For our snack, we have figs wrapped with prosciutto.  For our main, we have striped black … Continue reading

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Figgy Stardust! Vegetarian Fig Ideas! (NO spiders from Mars…)

(Okay, how many of you got the David Bowie reference??) I love figs.  I love fresh figs; the dehydrated variety leaves me cold, alas.  I think this is because I am SO not a sweet-tooth, that the dehydrated figs just … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: The Causeway, Glouchester, MA (with a farmers’ market digression…)

First off, I haven’t gotten to a farmer’s market in about three weeks, which bites, but here I am, showing off my wares from THREE of them — one from my own town on Friday (not much selection, but the … Continue reading

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