homemade garlic aioli

Garlic Aioli with an immersion blender

This is a quick, down and dirty rundown of my garlic aioli.  A more in-depth discussion of the various methods of assembly and ins-and-outs of the process can be found here.  This is how I…

Paleo Orange Chicken

Paleo Orange Chicken

I am entirely aware that eating paleo is first and foremost about eating healthful, real food.  But everyone has cravings, and sometimes the best you can do is to make an unhealthy meal as close…

ginger sage breakfast sausage

Ginger Sage Breakfast Sausage

Ok, so this stuff is delicious.  I have had a tenuous relationship with sausage casings in the past, but I have since made peace with not making stuffed sausages, and just being satisfied with making sausage patties  and…

Sous vide yogurt

Sous vide yogurt or crème fraîche

I know, this sounds ridiculous.  But I love my immersion circulator more than I can adequately describe in words (an interpretive dance would really be more fitting).  I don’t use it as often as I…

Barbecue Pork Sandwich

Barbecue (Smoked) Pork Shoulder on a Weber – 2 ways

As soon as we have a few warm, sunny days, everyone in Seattle begins to believe it’s summer, even though it’s only April, and we still have at least 2.5 months before we can expect…

Rhubarb Gin Fizz

Rhubarb Gin Fizz

This is the first cocktail that I’ve come up with to utilize some of the 2 cups of rhubarb infused gin that I recently made.  It’s simple, easy to put together, pretty (who doesn’t love…

Rhubarb Gin

Rhubarb Infused Gin

A few weeks ago, while I was trying to clear out extraneous leftover pie fillings from my freezer, I came across a bag of frozen rhubarb.  And in my love of infusing liquors (especially gin…