Grilled Tuna and Soft-Shell Crabs

http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/grilled-tuna-with-herbed-aioli-108291 Grilled Tuna with Herbed Aïoli, from Bon Appetit, July 2003 YIELD: Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoons dried tarragon 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/3 cup mayonnaise 4 7-ounce tuna steaks (each about 1… Continue reading Grilled Tuna and Soft-Shell Crabs

Dr. Atkins’ Steak and Barbecue Sauce (and copies of the Original book)

One quick note about getting copies of Dr. Atkins’ original book: I noticed, when updating my Amazon store (look over there) there are a lot more copies of the book available. I have listed the 1972, 1980, 1984, and 1990 publishing dates. I think up until the 1990 version, they are roughly the same. Judith,… Continue reading Dr. Atkins’ Steak and Barbecue Sauce (and copies of the Original book)

Simon’s Easter Dinner

This is one of those emails I get where the whole thing sounds so good together that this time I refuse to break them up into separate recipes.  So, here are some of the dishes that will be served at Simon’s house today: Steamed Artichokes with Garlic Butter or with the following Aioli or Vinaigrette… Continue reading Simon’s Easter Dinner

Mustard Sauce

Mustard Sauce Makes 1 cup (16 Tablespoons) 3 Tablespoons onion, chopped 1 Tablespoon butter 8 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce 1/2 Tablespoon chopped chives Saute onions in butter until soft. Stir in mustard and cream until well heated (do not boil). Blend in Worcestershire Sauce. Sprinkle with chives. Serve… Continue reading Mustard Sauce

Horseradish Cream

Since I have been craving horseradish, I finally bought some.  We also bought a tri tip to cook over some hardwood charcoal (the best smell in the world).  So, I looked around the web for some recipes and couldn’t figure out which one to try.  I pretty much just made it up as I went… Continue reading Horseradish Cream

Bacon Jam Diner Style

Well, this seems more like chutney to me but it could be handy for those times you want bacon and don’t want to make it! http://247lowcarbdiner.blogspot.com/2012/10/bacon-jam-diner-style.html?m=1 1/2 lb bacon, fried or oven baked 14 ounce can diced tomatoes 1 yellow onion, diced 1/2-2/3 cup sugar substitute 1 tbsp cider vinegar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp… Continue reading Bacon Jam Diner Style

Grüne Soße: Frankfurt’s Seven-Herb Sauce for Green Thursdays

Another sauce to add to our diet to spice things up. http://www.germany.travel/en/ms/german-originality/made-in-germany/german-recipes/frankfurt-the-west/frankfurt-the-west.html * 4 packed cups (5 ounces) mixed fresh herbs: parsley, chives, chervil, cress (or alfalfa), pimpernel, sorrel, borage, tarragon and lemon balm * ¼ cup vegetable oil * 4 hard-boiled eggs * 1 cup plain yoghurt * 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar *… Continue reading Grüne Soße: Frankfurt’s Seven-Herb Sauce for Green Thursdays