I could make sausages, so why not gyros? I set three objectives: The meat had to have a good bind. It needed to be moist and slice-able. And it had to be delicious!
I got great chops for poutine! I got to thinking about bringing some cool improvised style to my poutine. New Orleans style this time.
Rich egg pasta made with truffles in the dough, served with a sauce containing more truffles, and then garnished with still more truffles. This dish will make the diner feel like royalty!
Around the island, traffic is frequently slowed by local livestock: cows, goats, and chickens. It’s ok, there’s no rush. When you see goat on the menu, that is always a good choice.
“What do you want on your pizza?”
Why does this question stop me in my tracks every time? Even if I thought long and hard about it beforehand, when faced with the ultimate choice, my brain will just freeze.
Sicily is a paradise for the senses. The sights, sounds, tastes, and smells of Sicily draw you right into the culture. The people you meet in Sicily every day are rightfully happy and proud of this wonderful place, and it is their great pleasure to share this with you. With such a passionate people, it is only natural that there would be great food.
Good camp food means planning ahead, preparing some things at home. It can also mean we take a few short cuts, using some prepared or canned foods. By using good ingredients and techniques along with a few short cuts, it is possible to have some really great food in the wild.
This smoked turkey roll takes a bit of work to prepare, but the resulting masterpiece can be served as the centerpiece of an easy meal, sliced for sandwiches, or as an item on an elegant charcuterie platter.
Fresh Tarbais beans make a big difference in this dish, but you can use dried beans, too. The beans are the highlight, but strong support comes from bacon, garlicky fresh kielbasa, and duck confit.
Poutine is a glorious dish. A base of crisp French fries topped with gravy and cheese curds is the common version. Unhealthy, perhaps, but poutine can certainly be enjoyed infrequently and in moderation. Nah, who am I kidding? Dig in!