Sardine dreams go up in smoke


Share Tweet With only three recipes left to make in Good Fish, I was expecting smooth sailing through the Labor Day weekend as I wrapped up my Sustainable Seafood in Summer voyage. But then came Smoked Sardines with Piquillo Pepper Sauce (pg 203), a #5 difficulty recipe.  And you better believe that ranking, because I [...]

The one where I master the pasta machine


Share Tweet I thought I knew what a “balanced” dish was – until I made Emmer Pasta Con Le Sarde (pg 201) from Good Fish…this truly should be the little picture in the culinary dictionary next to that phrase! For those that only speak English (ha ha), today’s dish is simply pasta with sardines, and [...]

Sardine haters – this one’s for you!


Share Tweet Today’s recipe is definitely a great example of the old saying “the whole is greater than sum of its parts.” Comprised of a variety of humble ingredients – all of which you could find at a gas station, Becky notes! – the White Bean and Sardine Salad with Fried Eggs (pg 197)  is [...]

Sardine hunt results in sweet success

Finally - fresh sardines!!

Share Tweet If you had told me a couple months ago that I’d be desperately seeking fresh sardines all over town, I would’ve sent you on a long walk off a short dock. But that was before I decided to take on the some-call-me-crazy task of cooking all 75 recipes in my friend Becky Selengut‘s [...]

Camping, cast iron and caramelization


Share Tweet Let’s start today’s post with a little math problem. New camping stove + cast iron + butter + diced red onion = X If you guessed X = a freaking burnt mess, you are correct.  And I know this is not at all what Becky intended for Dad’s Sardines on Crackers with Caramelized [...]

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