Fennel Garlic Spare Ribs

Recipes from the past: Date and Mushroom Stuffed Elk Roast Fennel Rhubarb Pork Roast Rosemary Thyme Butternut Squash Ribs are a favorite of mine on the pellet grill, but our family isn't all that fond of most barbeque sauces.  So instead of using some sort of sauce for basting, I usually use some sort of … Continue reading Fennel Garlic Spare Ribs

Mushroom Fennel Stuffed Pork Loin

Recipes posted a year ago: Creamy Cashew Chicken Salad Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade Portabello Elk Backstraps Quite a few of the recipes we have posted started out as something we have seen in a magazine or an old cookbook and thought, "How about adding a little of this, and what about substituting this for that..."  A … Continue reading Mushroom Fennel Stuffed Pork Loin

Fennel Rhubarb Pork Roast

Recipes posted a year ago: Cardamom-Clove Pecan Pear Salad Spinach Turkey Meatballs Coconut Ice Cream Shredded Chicken Strawberry Salad Last weekend, with spring slowly trying to make an appearance around here, I had rhubarb on my mind.  And since we had our friends Sonya and Chris coming up for dinner, it was a perfect time … Continue reading Fennel Rhubarb Pork Roast

Bengali Roasted Chicken

This recipe uses a unique blend of ingredients common to the Bangladesh area with a mixture of veggies and sweet potatoes to make a complete meal.  Roasted in a very hot oven, the yogurt sauce reduces down to a thick glaze coating.  This recipe will make a lot, so you'll have plenty for leftovers, or enough … Continue reading Bengali Roasted Chicken

Asparagus with Orange Fennel Sauce

The primary highlight of this recipe is the sauce; a mix of caramelized onions and fennel simmered in cider vinegar, orange juice, and vegetable broth until thickened, with just a slight bite from a pinch of cayenne at the end.  This sauce could be used for a host of ideas - from dressing up chicken breast … Continue reading Asparagus with Orange Fennel Sauce

Orange-Braised Fennel

Fennel is something that doesn't usually come to mind when someone says to eat vegetables.  But most people find that once they've tried fennel, they'll begin looking for as many other ways as they can to prepare this "bulb" with a mildly sweet licorice flavor.  I know I certainly do, so when I came across … Continue reading Orange-Braised Fennel

Malaysian Chicken Soup

This recipe started out inspired by a dish called laksa that comes from Malaysia and Indonesia.  Traditional laksa is a spicy noodle soup, of which there are numerous local incantations involving either curry or tamarind for flavor, and a greatly varied list of ingredients such as tempe, boiled eggs, poached fish, rice noodles, bean sprouts, and shrimp … Continue reading Malaysian Chicken Soup