Month: November 2008

Thanksgiving Dinner recipes

Here are my Thanksgiving day recipes. It has a bit of an international flavor and it has the benefit of keeping the turkey moist without brining for a day before, which in my experience tends to dry out the skin. [singlepic=20,400,300,,] Roast Turkey 1 free-range turkey, 8-10 pounds, with giblets and neck, wing tips removed …

Pan-broiled Salmon

Here is a quick and easy recipe that I’ve been using for sake nanban-yaki, or pan-broiled salmon. It tastes great, it doesn’t take much effort, and all of the ingredients are common. If you’re looking to get into cooking at home and making healthier dishes, I think this is a great place to start (especially …

Quote of the Day 2008-11-12

“Don’t worry about genius and don’t worry about not being clever. Trust rather to hard work, perseverance, and determination. The best motto for a long march is ‘Don’t grumble. Plug on.’ You hold your future in your own hands. Never waver in this belief. Don’t swagger. The boy who swaggers – like the man who …

Miso Salmon recipe

Here’s a great recipe from a sushi despot down in LA. He’s a guy that kicks out customers for violating Japanese customs like asking for miso soup before entrees, pouring soy sauce over sushi, and ordering California rolls. His justification is that you would never go to a three-star French restaurant and ask for ketchup, …