Tag: low carb

Crispy Salmon with Lemon, Basil and Caper Sauce with a side of Lake Tahoe

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… Read More

Asian Meatballs and Mendocino

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,… Read More

Mulligatawny Soup with Apple/ Mango Salsa. It calms the soul in times of stress.

And so my favorite season started on September 23.  Well, my favorite season after the Christmas season.  But fall makes me happy.  I love the beauty of the changing colors, clouds in the sky, fires in the fireplace and sweaters.  Here in… Read More

“Meatballs are the ultimate cure-all for anything that ails you.” {Chile Verde Meatballs}

*The above quote is from The Meatball Shop Cookbook.   Yes!Chef! loves meatballs.  And he likes to make big, fat meatballs with lots of flavor, which usually means a high degree of fat.  We are not afraid of fat because, as Julia… Read More

A little sauciness from Yes!Chef!…barbecue basics

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… Read More