Category Archives: Cooking

Bluefish with Plum & Onion Sauce, Skillet

I’ve been away for a week — six days spent vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard, and another evening/night spent on the western side of Massachusetts.  You’d think, after the Vineyard, I’d be tired of seafood…  Nah. I’ve cooked bluefish twice before for … Continue reading

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Root Veggies on the Grill

The grill is out and available; I’m gonna GRILL! I use a charcoal grill — you can use any sort of grill you have available.  What you want is to have is a “direct heat” area and an “indirect heat” … Continue reading

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Chicken Tandoori on the Grill

This is one of those recipes I thought I’d posted a year or so ago – but hadn’t. I’ve made this twice earlier this season, but the first time my grill didn’t get hot enough so I didn’t pursue the write-up … Continue reading

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Bamboo Rice and Veggies

All right, to begin with, if you don’t have bamboo rice, use any variety of the regular Asian white rice. Bamboo rice is a specialty item which I picked up on a lark.  Not very much of it, either.  I … Continue reading

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Arrachera Mex-Tex Beef

Think of this as the meat you put into your fajitas, although you can do other things with your preparation.  Arracheras are nearly always made from skirt steak, and it is marinated up to three days before grilling, although 24 … Continue reading

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For Cinco de Mayo: Fish Tacos in Lettuce Shell; Vegetarian Tacos in Lettuce Shell

Here we have recipes for both vegetarian and fish tacos, served in lettuce. I’ve cut down on my home consumption of starches such as wheat or corn, and I’ve upped the outright veggies in my life.  Hence, a swap for … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Horizon Diner, Manhawkin Township, New Jersey (Brunch)

A baker’s dozen of us gathered together down in a backyard in Manhawkin, New Jersey, Saturday afternoon as part of a meeting of wonderful folks who share interests in historical (and sometimes not-so-historical) re-enactments.  Two of us had driven down together … Continue reading

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