Ten weeks into working from home, Virginia has begun to cautiously reopen. I’m still nervous about being among large groups of people, but I decided
Category: toneman cookbook
These are the tone man’s recipes.
Salmon Citrus Soy
For years this has been family favorite recipe, even elevated to the status of “birthday request” meal! Today I walked my 23yr old daughter through
In these trying times of quarantine, work-from-home, and statewide lockdowns, most of us are eating at home 7 days a week. Each takeout or delivery
Sous Vide Steak – My first cooking video!
In this time of quarantine, I decided (with the urging of a friend) to try my hand at some cooking videos. Here is my first,
Moroccan Tagine: Chicken with Preserved Lemons
This recipe for a Moroccan tagine of Chicken with Preserved Lemons is fun to make and will transport you!
Moroccan Preserved Lemons
This classic Moroccan ingredient comes from a time before refrigeration. Simple and delicious, give it a try!
Making Traditional Caribbean Pepper Sauce…Virginia Style!
Recently my son Andrew discovered this video recipe for hot pepper sauce. Chris de la Rosa at Caribbean Pot has a great website on Caribbean food
Tortiére – French Canadian Classic
This is the first post in a new series, “The History in My Grandmother’s Recipe Boxes” I grew up eating a lot of Polish food
How to Make Cobbler – A Technique, Not a Recipe!
For years I have tried to make the dessert pictured above. There are lots of desserts that I consider a variation of a pie. There
Corned Beef & Cabbage
So easy to make, so traditional! This year I sautéed the cabbage instead of the traditional boil. I paired it with a Guinness and we
Soft Boiled Avocado
This dish was inspired by my friend and excellent blogger, Julie Balutis My version is pretty simple, a soft boiled egg in half an avocado
Just What the Doctor Ordered
After a late and raucous night, this morning called for a large pot of coffee and a rejuvenating breakfast. Everyone has their own hangover remedies
Cedar Plank Salmon
Finally trying this cedar plank that I’ve had in the cabinet for a while any tips?
Shad Roe – Disappointment in the Kitchen!
For years I have seen this seasonal specialty at the fish counter in my grocery store. I have heard about it in restaurants and food
The week began with a national tragedy at the Boston Marathon. It struck a personal note because my sister Jane finished the race about 10
Some of my best work!
This is my own composition and, in my opinion, restaurant worthy. The flavors and textures really come together. It is barley simmered in chicken stock
Grilled Chicken Salad
My own creation, grilled chicken breasts and Cajun grilled red onions on fresh baby romaine with a Caesar style dressing!
When in Doubt, Top It With a Fried Egg!
This rather uninspired vegetarian plate takes on a whole new personality with the addition of one of life’s simplest foods! TT
Steamed Clams with Bacon and Swiss Chard
Steamed Clams with Bacon and Swiss Chard This dish was inspired from a similar one I had in a restaurant. The next day the grocery