Confession: I eat kimchi most mornings for breakfast. I buy mine from the local Korean market in a 1 gallon jar so it is naturally fermented with no preservatives and is not pasteurized so it continues to ferment while it sits in the fridge. Plus their kimchi is better than what I make at home. […]
Had a miscommunication with my Amish butcher recently. Bought a whole hog and told him I wanted the hams split instead of whole this time. A whole ham is just a lot of meat even for a large group. I was thinking split in half but he cut the hams into slabs, uncured and not […]
Brie and Camembert are soft ripened cheeses that make a perfect appetizer or can be served with a salad for a light lunch. Camembert has a slightly stronger flavor than Brie but both are excellent prepared in this manner. This is one of my wife’s favorite things so I always try to make it for […]
The perfect meal for a cold winter night.
Before he passed away, my dad was experimenting with artisan breads. This was his favorite recipe. It makes enough for four loaves and will keep in the refrigerator up to two weeks.
This versatile sauce is great on roasted meats, in Bloody Mary’s, salad dressings, marinades, and injections.
Smoked salmon is easy to make if you know how to approach it. The key is to brine the salmon and then let it completely dry before putting it on the smoker. The drying process forms something called a pellicle on the surface of the fish. The second secret is to smoke it at a […]
A Greek spin on the English classic made with the warm spices of Greek Moussaka. This is an easy and delicious comfort food that is sure to please. Absolutely one of my favorite creations. I’m sure others have done it but I dreamed it up last night and we loved it
I haven’t posted much recently but this was so good I had to put it on the blog.
Thanks to my friend, Youngduk Kim, for this recipe.