The best smoked trout on the planet

First, catch a trout.

You know me. You know I almost never tell you how to do anything. There’s a good reason for that. If you want to learn how to do something, the best strategy, by far and away, is to learn from the people who spend a lot of time getting good at that one thing. Want […]

Eating well, featuring sea bass

A sea bass

I don’t generally tell you about our meals. Generally, we eat well. I’m a competent cook, even a good one, but most of what I make is pretty pedestrian. I’m a big fan of composed dishes like stews and soups and casseroles, and I make them out of whatever it is we’ve harvested lately. I […]

Eggs, hot peppers, sea salt in meatballs/spaghetti*

I was away for the day, and Kevin made meatballs — don’t you hate it when that happens?  He makes a mean meatball, not to mention the marinara sauce that goes with it. Kevin’s Meatballs (enough for a huge pot of marinara sauce) 4 t. vegetable oil, used 2 t. at a time 1 small […]