Category: Cooking

Simple Fall Salad

Arugula, shaved Parmesan, Pepitas, roasted butternut squash, lemon zest, sea salt, and a drizzle of olive oil.

Beet Burger w/ Brussel Sprout Fries

Roasted beets rolled in panko and lightly pan fried.  Served on a roll w/ arugula, crispy shallot, and a goat cheese and lemon zest spread.  Roasted brussel sprouts on the side sprinkled w/ black pepper and Hawaiian black sea salt.

Butternut Squash, Pear, and Ginger Soup

Took the following recipe and tweaked it a bit.

Autumn Lamb Chop

Fall is in the air and autumn flavors are just coming into season. Here, I have rubbed down twin lamb chops w roasted garlic and then coated them in a rosemary panko. To finish them off, an apple cider and dark rum reduction. Served over a stack of pumpkin mash and swiss chard.

Linguini a Pomodoro

DIY Indoor Herb Garden, Part 3: Hydroponics

The success with the AeroGarden led me to research hydroponics and the pros and cons associated with them.  I had no idea how large of an industry this was, or how many people are actively engaged in hydroponics as a hobby or a living.  After researching hydroponics and the different systems available, I realized that ...

Chilean Sea Bass

Chilean Sea Bass, originally uploaded by reidpikul. Panko crusted Chilean Sea Bass with Guavaberry Rum Sauce – Served with coconut rice, mango, and baby arugula

Seared Tuna Over Arugula and Fava Beans

        Cumin rubbed seared tuna over arugula w/ fava beans in a basil-citrus vinagrette