We went looking for a thick Thai curry dish and found a soup. This is a nice chicken soup with a bit of pleasant zing from the green curry paste. If you are looking for a variation on chicken soup, this is a worthy recipe. While the chicken soup was very flavorful, it didn’t scratch our curry itch.
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 ordered some Rancho Gordo beans expressly for this purpose. My guess is “pinquito” translates to… Continue reading Santa Maria Pinquito Beans
Yes, we went on a two-week road trip to Spring Training, the Red Rocks of Sedona, and a mini-reunion in Boise. You are expecting – nay, demanding pictures from that trip. I’m working on them. But when on the road it’s sometimes hard to fall asleep in a hotel bed. On those nights I would… Continue reading Oven-Baked Sesame Chicken Thighs
Back in July Carla was out of town on a sisters’ trip and I made a couple of attempts at making some Coney dogs. You can read those posts on take 1 and take 2. One take was a disaster and the other was barely passable so I guess I didn’t get it out of… Continue reading Super Bowl and Coney Dogs
I enjoy reading in Cooks Illustrated and Cooks Country about how they try dozens of iterations of a recipe to get it just right. pon further reflection, I downgraded yesterday’s Coney Dog attempt to 2 stars. The biggest variable was which bottled chili sauce to try as the base. That could go on for a long time and… Continue reading Coney Dogs – Take 2