I love making meat jello… I mean, super gelatinous stock. It’s the bomb. It’s also fairly easy with good ingredients and a pressure cooker. I could write down all my notes and try to remember how I do it, or I can send you to the best website for step by step instructions, called ChefSteps. […]
I literally prayed to my saints that morning, St. Lawrence (the actual patron saint of chefs) and St. Julia (Child, because of course); this is a rare thing for me to do as a lazy Unitarian, but I needed all the strength I could muster.
2-4 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1-2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon white miso 1 cup salted, roasted almonds 1 tablespoon tamari sauce Juice and zest of half a lemon Pinch of salt, optional Enough water to blend (I start with half a cup and add about half a cup more as the motor is running, […]
These recipes are bonus recipes for my newest PCC Cooks Class, Mediterranean Vacation. There are a couple seats left here and there, check it out soon before they’re gone!
Fried Polenta with Garlic Sauce and Chimichurri… snack time!! A post shared by Lesa Sullivan-Abajian (@lesacooks) on Jun 8, 2017 at 1:46pm PDT For the polenta crisps: 1 cup dried polenta 4 cups salted water or stock 1 tablespoon freshly chopped herbs, or 1 teaspoon dried Rice bran or other high heat oil, about 2 […]
This is an efficient way to make the most of any scraps left over from breaking down your whole chicken.
Hi to everyone who joined me at the Roses’ beautiful home in Gig Harbor last night. As promised, here is the recipe for the marinated olives. BY THE WAY! It turns out that there was a giant omission in the red pepper sauce directions… as in there weren’t any, and that might be due to […]
This is a favorite midweek meal that takes about twenty minutes to prepare. 1 large flank steak, about 1-3/4 lb. to 2 lbs. salt, pepper Rice bran, canola, grapeseed, safflower or other high-heat oil 1-1/2 cups Italian parsley, or a combination of parsley, mint, basil, thyme, dill and tarragon ¼ cup cilantro 1 […]
I love this time of year when everything goes red pink magenta. It means spring is almost here! My favorite food in that color category is, of course, beets. While working in a French style bistro in Seattle’s Capitol Hill in the nineties, we made a lovely pasta tossed with goat cheese, roasted beets and […]
I have waaaay to many favorite holiday songs. I’ve been putting together a playlist for the last several years. Thank god for Spotify, where I can gather most of them and now, share them with you.