Month: June 2008

Family Dinner 2008-6-29

Tonight was almost everything I love about the concept of Family Dinner. I took a bold new approach and cooked both something I’ve never cooked before (steamed salmon) and made a twist on a classic dish (hamachi with avocade and grapefruit). The only thing missing was a bona fide mystery guest, but I enjoyed the …

Family Dinner 2008-6-8

I had a special Family Dinner last night. It was my first time really preparing meat and the first time really making a meal themed to a person, so I wanted to do a good job. The egg drop soup turned out really well. It’s a simple recipe but it worked quite nicely. I was …

Family Dinner 2008-6-1

This was a good but not great Family Dinner. It was one of the first times that I really threw myself out of my own element and tried something completely new. The day started out optimistically because I pre-cooked the chocolate mousse and the citrus marinade. That chocolate mousse was a monstrous success, and I …