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  • Energy bars

    This is a flexible recipe that has evolved over time.  Some of the ingredients use up things we have at hand (ex: bits of cereal at the bottom of the bag) or are preferences (we love coconut, are very anti-raisin).  Have noted some substitutions/swaps for more readily available ingredients, though feel free to experiment.To make it easier to track […]

  • Chili oil noodles

    ——————————————————— Thanks to my coworker Chris to telling me about this style. Noodles cook in boiling water 3.5 min, then drain in cold water 2/3 of packet Some Black pepper 1t Vinegar sesame seeds 1 minced garlic 2T heated neutral oil (heat to almost smoking) to sizzle the spices Add chives Friy up a egg. […]

  • Spatchcock Turkey

    Turkey 10-12 # turkey – ask the butcher to “butterfly” it for you (aka spatchcock) large roasting pan Rub 1T salt for every 5# of turkey, plus more for small bird (12# = 3T salt) 2-3 sprigs marjoram 2-3 sprigs thyme rosemary? Basting 1C White wine Instructions Do the following the night before, or keep […]

  • Cold brewed coffee

    Technically you can do a course grind of coffee and then add water. Better is the Magic Coffee: ⅔ cup coarsely ground coffee 3 C water 1 t cinnamon (M likes just a couple shakes) 3 T dark brown sugar (M likes a small scoop) Put ingredients in a quart jar and stir. Cover and refrigerate […]

  • Michelle’s cranberry sauce

    12oz (340g) bag of cranberries orange 1 C sugar orang cry e juice + water to make 1 C 1 cinnamon stick 2 cloves (optional) zest half the orange. Make sure there is no pith squeeze out orange, removing seeds. Add enough water to make 1 C (tried with 1½ and it was too liquidy) […]

  • Lemony Kale Caesar Salad

    Inspired from Bi Rite’s Eat Good Food 10z kale, escarole, radicchio 2 medium cloves garlic kosher salt 2 anchovy fillets, minced (~1t) 1 large egg yolk 2 T lemon juice + more to taste 1/2 t Dijon mustard 1/4 C olive oil 1/2 C Parmigiano + more for garnish black pepper Cut out kale thick […]

  • Ricotta cheese

    YouTube video for recipe We used half a teaspoon of rennet and brought it down to 99 then up to 105 with not great results. We used a pan that was too thin and the milk browned a bit on the bottom which went straight into the taste of the milk. Ick.

  • Grilled salmon cook time

    Grill 6 min one side and 2 min the other for 1/2″ thick pieces I did 6 and 3 and it came out dry last night. Whoops.

  • Farro

    How to cook farro.

  • Pressure cooking black eye peas

    My simple note to remember how we do black eye beans from Rancho Gordo. 1# black eye peas 8C water Bay leaf 3 cloves garlic 3 cracks of black pepper 1T olive oil Green stuff to keep down foam Pressure cook 20 min and warm for a while longer. 19 minutes if soaking