Category Archives: Mushrooms

Bay Scallops with Mushrooms, Snow Peas and Shallot

I remember back decades ago, when bay scallops cost more than sea scallops  It has reversed, now, and today the bay scallops were on sale.  Mind you, these were large bay scallops — I’d say about 1/2 inch diameter in … Continue reading

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Korean Japchae

We have a great little Japanese/Korean restaurant nearby, and although I’m pretty much a sushi/sashimi buff, I’ve branched out into the Korean side of things there. I find that their entrees are way too large and way too rice-filled for … Continue reading

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Whole Trout, Japanese Hot Pot Style

Whole Fish Hot Pot I started writing this up about four months ago, and with one thing and another — mainly getting around to optimizing the photos as much as possible, as well as finding the time — this didn’t … Continue reading

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Fresh Sardines and Salad – A Meal

Fresh sardines are nothing like the oily, salty things that come out of a tin (although there is a place for tinned sardines — more as an accent to salads, and perhaps, like anchovies, to pizza. Or, as a protein … Continue reading

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Asparagus Soup, Tom Kha Style

I’ve been dehydrating food lately — a good means of storage and great if you see specials.  Plus, making my own chips is enjoyable – zucchini and sweet potatoes make excellent chips. Anyhow, there was a good price on asparagus, … Continue reading

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A Weekend Breakfast Delight

The banana and the salmon slices need no introduction.  I do freeze my salmon for a minimum of three days before turning it into sashimi, as here. The Poached Egg On Mushroom Cap with Stuffing, follows.  (Scale up to as … Continue reading

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Quail Stuffed with Eggplant and Mushrooms

I’ve never stuffed quail before, so I did reference a web link for timings, which sounds excellent in its own right (although I’d probably skip the bread crumbs).   You can check out Emeril Lagasse here:  http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/emeril-lagasse/mushroom-stuffed-quail-recipe2/index.html (Mushroom-Stuffed Quail). This I … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Lamb Shank

I know, I know, I haven’t been active in a bit — nothing really came together to post about, and at least one dish turned out to be an Epic Fail.   And another I forgot about taking photos… Anyhow, … Continue reading

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A Rub with Skirt Steak, Tomatoes and Mushrooms

… and garlic. The rub actually is very simple and basic, and would probably go well with flank steak or other steaks of that ilk.  (Flat iron, hangar, flap…)  Not everything needs to be complicated. For the rub: 1 heaping … Continue reading

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Sauteed Mushrooms/Veggies for Christmas Brunch

I have some time off; I want to splurge a little more (in addition to those seafood items from last night) So, here we go, diving into a mushroom indulgence along with one of my favorite veggies, asparagus. Mushroom Veggie … Continue reading

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