Month: July 2008

Shaving with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

First, a disclaimer: I use an electric razor. Now for the fun part: I stumbled across a reference to shaving with olive oil (legs as well as beards), and starting doing a little research. What I found

Posted in Life on the Farm

Bacon & Corn Chowder

This is originally from the River Ranch Lodge in Lake Tahoe, via a “You Asked for It” in Gourmet magazine.  But it was lacking a couple of things – specifically, bacon and fried bits – so here it is in

Posted in All recipes, Appetizers, Entrees, Soups

Lemon and Feta Salad Dressing with Roast Beets and Bitter Greens

Chef Brian O’Connor of the famed Cliff House in San Francisco overlooking Ocean Beach and the ruins of the old Sutro Bath composes a gorgeous salad using this sauce as the base for a refreshing combination of roasted beets and

Posted in Sauces & more, Side Dishes

Meyer Lemon Oil Poached Sea Bass with Endive, Pine Nuts, and Kumquat Gelee

This terrific recipe comes to us from Chef Pasquale Pascarella of The G/R/A/N/D Restaurant & Lounge in Stamford, Connecticut.  It’s a delicious way to prepare fish, easy enough to do for a dinner party, and certain to delight your guests!

Posted in All recipes, Entrees, Meyer Lemon