I have never been to a lobster feast…or a clam bake. So, we were quite excited when we saw The Deloach Vineyards members only Lobster Feast. The date was within a week of our 34th Anniversary, so we made reservations, which lead to this whole, sweet Napa and Sonoma mini vacation. This was our second […]Read More Adventures in Napa/Sonoma, Day 2, The Lobster Feast
I like seafood any time of the year, but I especially like shell fish in the summer. Shrimp pairs so well with so many summer items including fresh veggies, corn and, of course, grilling. I’m not good in hot weather, so as has been my custom, I head to the hills when the temperature hits […]Read More Chile Lime Shrimp! Or, I don’t clean trout. That’s why I got married.
So, Yes!Chef! has returned home from Boston and he is feeling like cooking up some goodness again. (Everyone at the Schmautzhaus says Huzzah!) And, boy, is recipe a great way to come back. The salmon was crispy on the outside and creamy and fresh on the inside. The sauce was sublime. It had everything I […]Read More Crispy Salmon with Lemon, Basil and Caper Sauce with a side of Lake Tahoe
A lot of things can happen in a few short months. Yes!Chef! and I have been busy…and a little lazy about blogging. As I have mentioned, Yes!Chef! has a day job that sometimes takes him out of town for several weeks. And, since I am a photographer, by trade, I have also been busier than […]Read More Asian Meatballs and Mendocino
Herb Butter makes a Better Butter Burger!Read More Better Butter Burger…Herb butter isn’t just for topping steaks anymore.
“Lisa: I’m going to become a vegetarian Homer: Does that mean you’re not going to eat any pork? Lisa: Yes. Homer: Bacon? Lisa: Yes, dad. Homer: Ham? Lisa: All those meats come from the same animal Homer: Right, Lisa. Some wonderful, magical animal.”Read More Pork: it’s what’s for supper…Pork Tenderloin Salad
Barbecue! That word conjures up summer and swimming and fresh fruit and veggies and meat cooking on the grill. And…the age old argument about barbecue sauce. Should it be sweet or tart? Homemade or store bought? Meat marinated in the sauce or used after the meat is cooked? We are here to say, “Yes!” to […]Read More A little sauciness from Yes!Chef!…barbecue basics