Monthly Archives: December 2011

Swedish Meatballs

We have our own version of the Scandinavian standard, Swedish meatballs. We recently served the dish for Christmas Eve. The recipe is our own concoction, loosely based on a a Byerly’s recipe from several years ago. For the non-Scandinavians out … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Paté

We have a dear relative who always sends us smoked Alaskan salmon for the holidays. The arrival of the salmon is a highlight we always look forward to. We have been making a paté from some of the smoked salmon as … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic

We realized we breezed over the roasted garlic called for in the standing rib roast recipe. This is a nice ingredient to have on hand for a wide assortment of other recipes, or just spread on French bread! Here’s our … Continue reading

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Standing Rib Roast

We broke with our usual Christmas tradition and served a standing rib roast for Christmas dinner. Well, OK, we did have beef tenderloin for Christmas last year, but in this household, change is incremental! (Of course, we couldn’t make a … Continue reading

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Shrimp Tempura

We received a new countertop deep fryer for the holidays (actually one of us purchased it for the other so we could have it!), and tried it out yesterday. The device works great, and the results are excellent. No greasiness … Continue reading

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Bouillabaisse a la Di Maggio

Recently returned from a trip to London and Paris, and the cuisine was outstanding. Ate in a restaurant in Paris called Chez Andre and had the bouillabaise. Superb! Here is a recipe that seems to be a close approximation of … Continue reading

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