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Category: Recipes

Rabbit

Rabbit

#waterbathwednesday I’ll be careful and spare you the details of how I get my rabbits. I will say however that I source them from the wild of sagebrush flatlands, ranches, and woodlots. I also will be straightforward in that there are many many rabbits and […]

Salmon, straightforward.

Salmon, straightforward.

#waterbathwednesday Salmon, like most fish, is often overcooked at home. Not anymore though. When you’re spending $10 a pound or even going through the rigors of catching wild salmon on your own you should also be investing effort to cook it properly. Fortunately as we […]

Pork Loin

Pork Loin

#sousvidesunday Pork loin isn’t necessarily the toughest opponent in the kitchen. I’ve got no problem admitting that. While sous-vide is a great tool for the more ‘complicated’ dishes and proteins, it also helps you really tee-up the easy shots. Pork loin is readily available, affordable, […]

Skin-on Chicken Wings and Drumsticks

Skin-on Chicken Wings and Drumsticks

The plan here is to cook something new once a week. For social media purposes, I’m going with #waterbathwednesday to keep track of each weeks new protein or dish. As you probably guessed, this week it’s chicken, sous-vide. Step 1 is easy. Remove from packaging […]

<b>Vegetables sous-vide!</b>

Vegetables sous-vide!

Vegetable Sous-vide Cook Time/Temp Table Veggies are great for us- they provide fiber, vitamins and minerals, and some have low level of carbohydrate value. Cooking vegetables sous-vide allows us to retain many of their nutritious benefits that can be lost by overcooking or boiling. We […]

<b>Duck, Duck, or Goose</b>: Sous-vide Waterfowl

Duck, Duck, or Goose: Sous-vide Waterfowl

Duck, the other dark meat. Comparable to none and a rarity for most home kitchens, duck is a treat that everyone should be sure to try. Both the eggs and the flesh of a duck can be quite the delicacy when prepared correctly. Unfortunately a […]

<b>Sous-vide Scallops</b>

Sous-vide Scallops

Shortly after the first time I cooked sous-vide scallops, a friend asked why I spent five times as long as necessary to cook them. He said “5 minutes in a skillet and I would have the same thing!”. I had to correct him, explaining how […]

<b>Elk Tongue</b> – Long Haul <b>Lengua</b>

Elk Tongue – Long Haul Lengua

Tongue/Lengua I have a deal with my local butcher. He butchers a cow a week and when he isn’t interested in keeping and preparing the beef tongue himself, he gives me a call and I pay low end market costs on it. He makes a […]

<b>Cornish Game Hens</b>, a bird in the hand

Cornish Game Hens, a bird in the hand

Cornish game hens They are in fact not game birds at all, but¬†chickens. Smaller, and quicker to mature for meat production, but really just a broiler chicken. The result of a cross by breeders in Connecticut between ‘Cornish Game’ and ‘Plymouth Rock’ chicken breeds, the […]