BRUSSEL SPROUTS 

I was at my Sister/Cousins Helen’s house last weekend, we talked about vegetable dishes we liked with fruit.  She shared her Brussel sprouts and fuji apple recipe with me.  Now I’m sharing with you. BRUSSEL SPROUTS 1/2 cup diced fuji apples do not peel, 1 1/2 cups Brussel sprouts, medium size, cut in half,  2…

SPICES

SPICES Merciful Father, I come to you asking that you bless my work in creating these posts. May the tip, techniques, and recipes I create and share be seasoned as perfect as your grace and mercy and may my love for cooking shine through. Our food is going to be perfectly seasoned with the right…

CRAB CAKES

CRAB CAKES 1 (16 oz.) can wild lump crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed, 1 cup toasted sourdough bread, crumbled, 2 large eggs, beaten, 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1/2 teaspoon yellow mustard, 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, 1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, 1 fresh green onions, finely chopped, 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon…

DUNGENESS CRAB SALAD

CRAB SALAD 3 cups shrimp broth, 1 1/2 cup wild rice, 3 cups fresh spinach, chopped, 1 (8 oz.) can water chestnuts, sliced and drained, 1/2 pound Dungeness crab claws, 2 celery stalks, chopped, 4 green onions, chopped,  1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped, 1/4 cup fresh cucumbers, chopped, 1 tablespoon fresh dill weed, chopped, 1/2…

TABBOULEH

  This is my take on Middle Eastern Tabbouleh.  Rather than bulger wheat, I use cauliflower.   This dish is fresh, healthy mouthwatering and absolutely delicious.  Cauliflower is a descendant of wild cabbage.  The perfect cauliflower head is a creamy white color with no brown spots. Pick the cauliflower that is heavy in weight compared to its size….

HOW TO COOK RICE

STEAMED WHITE RICE Get out a heavy bottom pot.  Add 1 cup white long-grain rice.  Wash the rice to get off some of the starch.  The water will look cloudy. Put your pointer finger on top of the rice, add water until it reaches the first joint of your pointer finger. Bring to a rapid…

HARD SHELL CRABS

How to Clean Hard-Shelled Crabs You should always buy live crab. In the words of my grandmother, ” …the crabs should be alive when you buy them, or they ain’t no good”.  That’s the rule I live by.  Today I am going to teach you how to clean a hard shell crab. Get out a…