Memorial Day Highway Chicken, BBQ Chips and Coleslaw

These poor Cornish hens had an accident on their way from Cornwall. They got flattened on the highway, and we’re putting them on the grill. Seriously? No, just flattening them to better cooking. Continue reading

Salmon Croquettes and Martini Caper

Recipes in this Post Salmon Croquettes Martini Caper Every once in a while, I make too many mashed potatoes.  Yes, it’s true, even Spane and I cannot eat as many as I made the other night with liver and onions!  A long time ago, I discovered that salmon croquettes were particularly good using a left over baked potato as binder.  I had left over mashed, why not I thought? These turned out so good I didn’t even have chance to take pictures!  Amber and I munched on them while we sat and talked over a Caper Martini.

Barbeque Salads – Red Cabbage and Steamed Red Potato

My friends, Amber and Stevie invited me over for barbecue this evening. I love it when Stevie barbecues – he has a great big drum barbecue and he has my Weber until I drag it home some day. He said “I have a lot of meat, do you girls want to make potato salad?” and I said I would be happy to. Usually, when you think about potato salad, you think about russets. They had red potatoes, and not too many of them, I had some, so I said I would go home, make the salad there and include my potatoes. When I got home, I started pulling things out of the refrigerator I thought I might need – red potatoes, mayonnaise, carrot, onion – and then I spied with my little eye, a half a red cabbage and an apple. I thought to myself, that would be good, red … Continue reading

Friday Food on a Saturday? Salmon in a foil pouch

Recipes in this post Salmon In Paper Green Sauce Red Potatoes with Sour Cream Perfect Brocolli I haven’t been sticking to my Friday night fish routine lately, but on Thursday, I really had a craving for fish. Friday night, Amber and I walked over to the local supermarket and I looked for some interesting fish. I won’t eat the farm raised salmon.  The first time I saw that it had dye in it, I asked the butcher why it had dye in it, and he shrugged his shoulders.  Of course, that meant I had to do some research and what I found out turned me against farm raised salmon forever.  The following caught my eye: