Gravlox with Honey

Of course this very Nordic dish may be made more superbly with honey! 2 pounds fresh salmon fillet 3 tablespoons salt 2 tablespoons honey 2 teaspoons dried Thyme 1 teaspoon white pepper corns Zest of one lemon Cut fillet in half. Grate the lemon zest. Crush the pepper corns coarsely in a mortar. Rub theFortsätt läsa ”Gravlox with Honey”

Italian Bean Soup

Serves 4 – 6 Either buy canned beans or start a day ahead, soaking beans and chickpeas overnight. About 1 cup dry beans and ½ cup dry chickpeas will yield about 13.5 ounces of beans and about 6 ounces chickpeas. No worries if the amounts do not match exactly – it will be fantastic eitherFortsätt läsa ”Italian Bean Soup”

Extraordinary Couscous

Serves 4 1 ¾ cup “cooked” couscous 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons honey 1 lemon 4 peach halves, canned or fresh, cut into ½ pound halloumi ½ tablespoon butter 1 handful rucola salad or dandelion leaves, about 2 ounces Mix the butter and the honey into the warm couscous. Juice the lemon and grateFortsätt läsa ”Extraordinary Couscous”

Potato Salad

Serves 4 1 ¾ pounds potatoes ½ pound asparagus ⅓ pound radishes 2 – 3 scallions, about 1 ½ ounces 2 – 3 tomatoes, about 5 ounces salt white pepper 1 tablespoon fresh dill 3 ounces butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ tablespoon white vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 – 2 garlic cloves,Fortsätt läsa ”Potato Salad”

Spagetti Sauce with Lentils

Serves 4 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 pound chopped tomatoes 2 cups water and 1 buillon cube (or 2 cups already made buillon) ½ cup whipping cream ½ cup red lentils 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon honey Salt White pepper In aFortsätt läsa ”Spagetti Sauce with Lentils”

Roast Squirrels

3 small squirrels ¾ cup salad oil ¼ cup lemon juice or vinegar 2 cups bread crumbs ½ cup milk or cream ½ cup diced and sautéed mushrooms ½ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon onion juice 4 tablespoons olive oil or bacon fat 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce Paprika Dress and clean squirrels. WashFortsätt läsa ”Roast Squirrels”

Bear Tequila Chili Tacos 

Serves 4 – 6 Photo: Tom Minchella For the Chili: 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 pound ground bear meat 1 large red onion 5 garlic cloves 2 red bell peppers 2 green bell peppers 2 red chilies 2 jalapeños ¾ cup tequila 1 (14.5-ounce) can crushed tomatoes 4 or more cups beef broth 2 teaspoons chiliFortsätt läsa ”Bear Tequila Chili Tacos ”