When you think of summer what food comes to mind? Watermelon? Ripe tomatoes? Sweet corn? Mostly I think of fresh, ripe fruit and vegetables. I also think of wandering around the Farmers’ Markets and seeing all the fresh fruit and veggies. Ah…summer. AdvertisementsRead More Whip It! Whip it Good…Blueberries with Maple Whipped Cream
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
Recipe from Food Network, Tyler Florence Yes!Chef! loves pork. When I first met him, I couldn’t understand why he liked it so much. It was always dry and tasteless every time I had it. So, I would frequently turn up my nose to his suggestion of pork for dinner because of my pork bias. […]Read More Pulled Pork, Slaw and What Do I Do While Yes!Chef! is Away?
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
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 34,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 13 sold-out performances for that many […]Read More 2014 in review
It’s been a busy and hectic couple of months for the Schmautzhaus and Yes!Chef! and I have not had much time to attend to this poor little blog. I apologize and promise to do better in the new year.Read More Merry Christmas Cookies and Cheer!
Taste this soup and it will put a smile on your face. You won’t even have to say, “Cheese.” (PS. take some advice from a photographer and never ask your subjects to say cheese…that’s where the term “cheesy smile” comes from. So, just ask them to smile.) This soup has everything a comfort food soup […]Read More Say “Cheese”..as in Broccoli Cheese Soup with Smoked Chicken and Bacon