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Entries from August 2008

Seared Scallops – Corn, Tomato & Avocado Salad – Miso-Lemon Dressing

31 August 2008 · 0 Comments

I think my mind is still in California, or at least my palate.  Maybe it’s this warm sunny weather we have been having.  The theme of this meal is Japanese-meets-Mexican-in-California.  In any case, this was a fantastic dinner for a warm night. First make the corn mixture: Cut the kernels off a couple ears of […]

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Confit of cod with summer vegetables

30 August 2008 · 1 Comment

Here is another another California meets South of France dish I came up with in Tahoe last week.  I used Pacific cod, which approved as an ocean-friendly choice by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch.  They recommend against Atlantic cod though.  If you are on the East Coast and concerned about carbon miles, then use […]

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Salmon with riesling dill sauce and braised red swiss chard

30 August 2008 · 0 Comments

I’m on a real roll with the food blogging right now.  I just want to make sure I am caught up with my documentation before grad school classes start next week.  I have been encouraged by friends and family to document my recipes, since I never really measure anything or cook from recipes.  Everything just […]

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Saturday Brunch: Scrambled Eggs Curry

30 August 2008 · 0 Comments

Eggs and curry.  Two of my favorite things combined in one dish for a Saturday at home brunch treat.  This came out a bit soupier than regular scrambled eggs, with the eggs forming an über-rich curry-scented “sauce.”  Perfect for dipping bread into.  This recipe could easily feed two people, but I was hungry and had […]

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Lunch at Chez Panisse

29 August 2008 · 0 Comments

I had lunch at the culinary mecca Chez Panisse Cafe in Berkeley with Kris on August 22, 2008.   Just getting around to blogging about the experience now. Eggplant and cherry tomato salad with walnuts and marjoram We shared this salad as our starter.  A perfect opening to our summer luncheon.  All the produce was perfectly […]

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