Best Food Reading for 06/08/2017

You’re Gonna Want To Put Cowboy Butter On Literally Everything “When we posted our recipe for Cowboy Butter, an herb dipping sauce with a kick, people went nuts. Millions watched the video and thousands shared it with friends. I was shocked — I didn’t think people could get so excited…

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Best Food Reading for 02/21/2016

Spanish Braised Chicken with Sherry and Saffron (Pollo en Pepitoria) “To make pollo en pepitoria that was rich but balanced, we brightened the lush nut- and egg yolk–thickened sauce with canned tomatoes (more consistent year-round than fresh tomatoes) and a little lemon juice. Adding some of the braising liquid to…

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Best Food Reading for 12/20/2015

Chicken Shawarma Deluxe, No Rotisserie Required – The New York Times “This weekend’s recipe is not for rotisserie meat (though you could easily adapt it to the spit, should you have a Ronco or a setup for your oven or grill). It is for an oven-roasted version of the classic…

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Best Food Reading for 10/13/2015

Chicken Curry (Murgh Korma) Recipe | SAVEUR “Chicken korma is a beloved Indian recipe that came from the Moghuls (the Muslim rulers of much of India from the 16th to 19th centuries). The meat is lightly browned, then simmered in yogurt and pureed almonds and cashew nuts” tags: f chicken…

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Best Food Reading for 10/11/2015

Ratatouille Toasts with Fried Eggs Recipe – Zoe Nathan | Food & Wine “Enchiladas aren’t just for dinner! Your brunch party guests will love this morning time twist.” tags: f eggs brunch Persian Herbed Frittatas with Fenugreek (Kookoo Sabzi) Recipe | SAVEUR “This variant of the classic Iranian frittata-like egg…

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Best Food Reading for 10/05/2015

Potato Side Dishes | Food & Wine “We love these tasty, comforting potato side dishes that range from scalloped potatoes to lemony roasted fingerlings.” tags:f potato Butternut Squash Lasagna Recipe – Ian Knauer | Food & Wine “Roasting the butternut squash makes for a tender and creamy sauce.” tags:f squash…

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Best Food Reading for 10/04/2015

Recipe: Chicken Tikka Masala — Weeknight Dinner Recipes from The Kitchn | The Kitchn “Although chicken tikka masala is more British than Indian, you’d be hard-pressed to find an Indian restaurant that doesn’t have this creamy, bright-orange dish featured prominently on its menu. But if you do, you’re welcome to…

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Best Food Reading for 08/17/2015

No Sugar Dry Barbecue Rub Recipe – Food.com “Gives a rich full American barbecue flavor. Rub it on whole or chicken pieces, pork, beef or fish. Low cost to make and stores well without refrigeration. We sometimes sprinkle on salads for a sparkling flavor.” tags: f barbecue sugar recipe dry…

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10 tips for raking leaves and other things

It’s that time of year again here in the northern parts of New York State when the leaves are starting to fall. At our house we also have the added bonus of many black walnut trees which add to the mess. Starting about 4 weeks ago, large, half rotted walnuts…

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More spring cleanup

Two weeks ago I posted an entry about checking up on the grounds around the house to see what was happening on the first day of spring. Since then I’ve had two business trips (POSSCON and NASA Open Source Summit) and the weather turned colder and gave us half a…

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