Category Archives: Cooking

Maine Clam Boil at Hood Canal

Date of Visit: August 25, 2018 Most of the smoke from the day before was gone so we decided to stay rather than head home. Good thing! Our hostess had a great treat on the menu for us – a … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Salmon

Date Cooked: July 30, 2018 I first heard about sous vide cooking about two and a half years ago. I’ve thought about getting an immersion cooker off and on since then – including creating a wish list on Amazon – … Continue reading

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Grilled Burgers with Special Sauce

Prepared: July 11, 2018 Even though I’ve been working through my camera/lens testing we still need to eat. Hot summer night, let’s grill a couple of burgers – and let’s keep it simple by buying prepared patties. Pre-made patties at … Continue reading

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Cedar Planked Salmon

Prepared: June 28, 2018 The kids are more “vegetarian-ish” than vegetarian. Fish is on their menu; so we picked up a salmon filet for a nice summer meal on the deck. Now, I imagine everyone with a grill has done … Continue reading

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Homemade Hummus

Prepared: June 27, 2018 An entire head of garlic! Really. Our youngest son, daughter-in-law and grand kids are out west for a summer vacation. They are vegetarians; I’m not as you can tell from my recipes. But I wanted to … Continue reading

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Santa Maria Pinquito Beans

June 23, 2018 We had some friends over for a summer dinner this past weekend. I picked up a tri-tip from Costco and cooked some Santa Maria Pinquito beans which is the traditional side dish for tri-tip. Last month I … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Gochujang Sauce

June 17, 2018 There are so many ways to grill chicken thighs. I’ve used recipes that call for searing for a few minutes then cooking over indirect heat; others call for braising in a liquid on the grill before grilling … Continue reading

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