Tag: unsalted butter

Cream of Mushroom soup with Marsala

Cream of Mushroom soup with Marsala

In the early 1900s there was a chemist Kikunae Ikeda who discovered a fifth taste we have inside our mouths called umami–now mind you there may be more tastes inside our mouths, but that’s a WHOLE ‘nother story and longer blog. In 1908 Ikeda produced […]

What to do with all the Pears (???) Soup

What to do with all the Pears (???) Soup

I swear pear trees are related to the zucchini vine somehow because they are both so prolific. As with most of my recipes for events I always raided my parents’ garden before I came up with ideas what to serve folks. Dad and Mom purposefully […]

Mom’s Caraway Brussels Sprouts

Mom’s Caraway Brussels Sprouts

My goodness Brussels sprouts have hit every restaurant menu … roasted, shaved, fried … you name it. Though to me the classic Brussels sprout recipe is the one that I grew up with. It’s pretty simple, and what I like the best is that the […]