Archive for the ‘Cooking Techniques’ Category


Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 Posted in Cooking Techniques, meals | Comments Off on Gumbo!

Cajun Country Gumbo: Murky Food The first gumbo I watched being made was in the kitchen of my dear friends Todd & Jen Mouton near Bayou Teche in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. My second gumbo was made in the Hurst Street, New Orleans ...

A Smoking Thanksgiving Feast

Monday, March 26th, 2012 Posted in Cooking Techniques, Smoking | Comments Off on A Smoking Thanksgiving Feast

Smoking Ducks, Turkey & Fresh Kielbasa Thanksgiving this year was quite temperate here in southern Vermont. I took advantage of the milder than usual temperatures to fire up the smoker and prepare meats for our Thanksgiving table, as well as for ...


Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 Posted in Cooking Techniques, fish | Comments Off on Ceviche

The process of ‘cooking' fish or shrimp in a citrus marinade is ancient and still common in Central and South American coastal communities. Lime, lemon, grapefruit and bitter orange juices are employed to denature the proteins in fresh halibut, mahi ...