Category Archives: Cooking

Okra, Mediterranean Style

Okay, I LOVE okra.  I got a pound of it at my farmer’ market ten days ago, and another pound this past weekend. This stuff is FRESH!  It will last a lot better and longer than the okra I see … Continue reading

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Shrimp, Mango and Pluot Salad

At my most recent pot luck, I brought a salad by request — a request I’d been given based on what I’d brought to the same event two years ago.  Apparently, it was remembered. Shrimp and Mango Salad.  When I was … Continue reading

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Korean Bok Choy Salad

Two of the three most recent cook books to cross my threshold have been: Maangchi, Real Korean Cooking:  Authentic Dishes for the Home Cook (2015) Russ Crandall, Paleo Take Out: Restaurant Favorites without the Junk (2015) (The third was a seafood … Continue reading

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Korean Grilled Scallops (Garibi Gui)

Korean foods are fascinating — from kimchee to japchae to gimbap rolls to spicy seafood soup.   I’ve been wanting to try or to make more foods from Korea. The concept for this recipe came from a website:  Korean Barbecued Scallops. … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Yokohama Sushi, New Milford, CT

Dining out at Yokohama I have to say they had a few dodgy moments a few years ago, but everything I’ve had in the past year or two or more has been superb — fish quality is excellent, and they … Continue reading

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Grilled Venison Steak; Grilled Beef Ribeye Steak. (Keep Simple)

It’s grilling season!   (At least in North America.)  I purchased my current grill in 2011; it is charcoal and looks like a Weber, but came from some other company, and will be ditched into the trash (or, better yet, … Continue reading

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Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin with Onions and Cabbage

I’ve been wanting to make this for a while – the last time I tried I ended up nearly slicing off a finger tip using the mandoline without the finger guard, and forgot about making the recipe as I’d planned. … Continue reading

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