Monthly Archives: December 2011

Food Paired To Wine

All to often we seem to hear about proper wine pairing, but what do you do when you know what wine you already want to drink? Easy, just pair the food to the wine! Sometimes you have a special bottle … Continue reading

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Potted Lamb Shank

My second venture into potted meat was Potted Lamb! The recipe calls for venison, but alas my little brother was outsmarted by the bucks during bow season this year, so I chose the lamb. The meat marinates in red wine, … Continue reading

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Stock For Fall Pt. 3

Being fully confronted with the perils of winter, I figured I should wrap up my stocking the larder episodes. This is my icebox as we head into the depths of winter, as you can see it is chocked to the … Continue reading

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Potted Crab

One of the dishes I made for Christmas eve was a potted crab meat. It turned out divine! Think crab pate, with a rich buttery flavor and mild sweet taste of the sea. I processed crab meat till it was … Continue reading

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Hijiki

One of my new favorite salads in Portland is at Zilla Sake House. The Hijiki salad is a warm seaweed salad with sesame seeds, soy beans, carrots, and daikon marinated in tamari, sesame oil, mirin, and sushi rice vinegar. It … Continue reading

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Anchor Brewing

For longer than I have graced this earth Anchor Brewing in San Francisco has been making a vintage Christmas ale. It was a tradition at christmas that my older brother gave these vintage magnums to us as presents. Several years … Continue reading

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Simon Wheeler

Lately I have been looking at a lot of Simon Wheeler‘s food photography. I like Simon’s use of natural light and honest backgrounds, it lends the food a sense of merit and integrity. which is a big part of great … Continue reading

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