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.
Having dinner on the “terrace” sounds so classy and upscale. It was actually in the backyard, but it seems like a terrace, to me.Read More Just for the Halibut, let’s make Ginger Garlic Sauce
***I originally wrote most of this post in Mid-March, but was unable to get Y!C!’s recipe and then I forgot about it until yesterday. So, I am going to post it anyway. Note that our activities occurred in early to Mid-March.*** We’ve been spending most of our spare time over at the Money Pit, trying […]Read More Roasting and Pureeing Cauliflower or March in the Sierras
I know there are people in the world who do not like shrimp. I am hoping that they are few and far between because, what’s not to like about shrimp? They are pretty. They are a nice color. They taste like the sea. They are a little sweet. They are a little crunchy. They go […]Read More Shrimp Scampi, Cigars and Sous Chefs