Category | Recipes

Tzatziki Sauce

Adapted from Cooks Illustrated Recipe INGREDIENTS 2 medium cucumber , peeled, halved lengthwise, and seeded 1cup plain whole-milk yogurt , Greek or Greek-style or see note 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4-8 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves and/or dill leaves 2 small garlic clove , minced or pressed through a garlic press (about 1/2 teaspoon) INSTRUCTIONS Coarsely shred the cucumber in [...]

Homemade Fresh Butter

Fresh heavy cream and 1 mason jar (1 cup size) is all you need.  Oh yeah, and some shaking action. A while back I was looking into how butter was made and what the fat content difference was between whole milk, skim milk, butter milk, heavy cream and half and half.  Lo and behold, I [...]

Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. butter 1 onion, roughly chopped 1/2 tsp. salt, plus more to taste 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 head cauliflower, chopped 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1/2 tsp. freshly ground white pepper 1/4 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg 2 cups low-fat milk Preparation: In a large pot over medium heat, melt 1 Tbsp. [...]

Egg Waffle Pan

After searching high and low for many years for an egg waffle pan, I gave up a while back concluding that I would have to buy an egg waffle pan on my next visit to Hong Kong.  Funny thing Sunday afternoon while looking at expensive Breville juicers, I happened on an egg waffle panthat William [...]

Curry Fish Balls

I recently went to a wedding where curry fish balls on a skewer were served with cocktails.  And boy, it it bring up a lot of cravings when I went home.  Fortunately, the local Costco carries a 4 pack of Chinese fishballs that I had already purchased on hand for useful fillers with my ramen [...]