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What I’ve Cooked in 2015 So Far

Cooking more is one of our goals for 2015, partially for health (hm, 20%?) but mostly because we want to budget wiser.  We love to cook and create recipes so it doesn’t really phase us.  Finding time is the greater issue.
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Choose Ocean Friendly, Sustainable Seafood (Sashimi and Sushi) with Sea Choice’s Mobile App

Speaking of being ocean friendly, every choice we make counts. By avoiding unsustainable fish and seafood, we directly decrease the market demand. If we all chip in some effort and make small sacrifices, it IS possible to snuff out depletion caused by over-fishing, bycatch deaths, ocean bottom damage from trawls, and more.
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Balls Out Birthday Bash and Curried Fish Balls Recipe

I have a very special friend, best known as el @Sickaction. He has an obsession with balls. He relentlessly interjects the subject of “balls” into any conversation, particularly during inappropriate dining occasions. On Thanksgiving last year, I gave him his very own pair of goat testicles (but that’s for another post).
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My First Crawfish Boil in Austin, Texas

Creepy, crawly, and pinchy. I faced my first crawfish boil in Austin, Texas on one breezy spring afternoon. “Don’t wear white”, the Texan warned me. As soon as we entered our friend’s backyard
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Corn Pudding with Seared Scallops Recipe + Battle Corn Winners

My life has been one helluva rollercoaster ride. There’s been days where I smiled so much that my face hurt, and there were days I felt so frustrated and discouraged that I wanted to tear my hair out.
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Midweek Meal: Mushroom & Miso Cod en Papillote Recipe + Results

Some days when I’m dashing from meeting to meeting, I rely on good coffee and strong hairspray to keep me at bay. When I come home exhausted and frazzled, I just want to kick off my rainboots, pop my dinner in the oven,
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Video: Cleaning Sea Urchins (The Horror!)

Happy new year! What culinary challenge or goal will you embark on in 2010? My challenge to you: Kill your own food at least once.
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Drunken Garlic Prawns in 10 minutes

I love booze. I love garlic. I love sucking heads. Andrew Zimmern knows.
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Bacallà a la Llauna- Cod In The Pan Recipe

My European journey is sadly drawing to a close. Before I depart from magical Barcelona, I have a wonderful Catalan recipe for you by my guest, Núria. Her blog, Spanish Recipes- Easy to Cook Pic by Pic, initially caught my attention because of the brilliant photos
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