Category: food

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Crazy Water

Mike is reading A Culinary Traveller in Tuscany by Beth Elon. It includes a bunch of recipes from the region, so I took a look through it when I needed an idea for something...

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Best Ever Squash Dish

Like a lot of people, Mike is not fond of winter squash unless it’s pumpkin in a pie. And being the clone of Mike that he is, I don’t think Peter is fond of...

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Hotteok (호떡)

Last weekend we went shopping at our local HMart (Korean Supermarket). The problem with shopping there is that you find all sorts of odd things that you want to try. We found this Korean...

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Grilled Pisto

Last year before one of the Celebrity Series performances we ate at Taberna de Haro in Brookline. It’s a very nice Spanish tapas restaurant. One of the dishes we had that evening was Pisto...

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Car Talk: the Musical

On Saturday we all went to Central Square to see Car Talk: the Musical. Before the play we tried Moksa. Their theme is Asian Street food. Think spanish tapas (small plates) only Asian. We...

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Urushiol

We were talking about cashews the other day, and most people had no idea that they look like this on the tree. I remembered that the shell is poisonous, but I’d forgotten the details....

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Moroccan Chicken

A few weeks ago I became interested in preserving lemons. Wilson’s had a bag of Meyer lemons for a reasonable price so I decided to give it a try. Turns out it’s pretty easy...

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

We’d had a nice traditional Corned Beef Dinner while down in Florida last month, so I decided that we should try something a little different today. I found this post about baking corned beef...

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Injera

A couple of weeks ago we ate at Addis Red Sea in Boston. It’s an Ethiopian restaurant. One of the fun parts of eating there is the platter the dishes are served on –...

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Haddock with Bacon and Onions

Who knew there were so many recipes pairing fish and bacon. As you may have gathered, adding bacon to anything is always a hit in this house. Yesterday when I got the message from...