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Bass with pouring salt

Fish Three Ways: Chapter Two SALT

One evening in Barcelona about 1983, my good friend Juan Antonio took me to a small, dimly lit restaurant in some small barrio. It was mysterious and seemed at the …

Ingredients for parchment

Fish Three Ways: Paper, Salt and Nage: Chapter One PAPER

Summertime is full blown as yesterday was Summer Solstice  and all of the wonderful stone fruits are arriving daily at our local Coop. One starts thinking about pairings of fresh …

Zucchini ingredients 2

The Best Laid Schemes o’ Mice an’ Men

Maybe I am not blogging because I am busy developing recipes! I look back at the earlier posts and I have 3-4 each month until summer hit and it is …

Watermelon

Watermelon cooler and summer et al

I admire bloggers who have one post per week that arrives exactly on time. I guess I am not that blogger…..yet! It’s been a very busy summer and all the …

Oysters with chorizo

New ideas for grilling

June is here and the miracle of this beautiful planet Earth is so apparent as I wonder every day that Earth can be so brilliantly and achingly emerald green after …

Ramblas Vegie market

Eat your vegetables!

I have to eat vegetables, lots of them, cruciferous guys and dark greens being at the top of the list. Whenever I eat something that doesn’t agree with me, the …

Finished Scarpello

Chicken scarpiello

Spring can still be very cold and I am sometimes loathe to leave all of my winter comfort food behind. As April roars out (Mother Nature taunting us yet again), …

Asparagus for Easter

Easter menu

Easter is a great day for feasting! I have so many wonderful memories of fabulous Easter meals living in Switzerland. This dinner menu is a tribute to the wonderful fresh …

Slow cooker steel oats ingredients

Breakfast: Slow cooker steel-cut oats

As promised, here is that oatmeal recipe for those just starting a GERD diet. Why steel-cut and not instant? Granted, instant oatmeal is so quick. 90 seconds in the microwave …

Eggs with spoon

Breakfast: Hazelnut pancakes

In the beginning stages of GERD, I ate oatmeal almost exclusively for breakfast, alternating with an occasional omelet. This was a vast improvement from my days of an espresso and …