Keith’s 10 Tips On How To Create a Fun & Flavorful Burn Pile Stew

  The Ultimate Cooking Experience ūüĒ• It seems a waste of energy not to use all the heat generated from a burn pile. However, after a good day’s burn, it is great to sit around the fire with a cold beverage and a Dutch oven full of good eats. When I first started to cook […]

Bulgarian Tarator, Cold Cucumber Soup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tarator is a delicious and healthy cold soup.¬† It is also so very easy to make especially on hot summer days since no cooking is needed.¬† This can be served as an appetizer too.   Ingredients: 1¬†large cucumber, peeled and diced ¬†1¬†garlic clove, pressed¬† or diced very finely ¬†1/2¬†tsp salt, or more to taste ¬†2¬†Tbsp¬†olive […]

Avocado and Green Peppercorn Soup

Coriander, cumin sauteed with onion make a rich, earthy base for this avocado soup. Prep Time:¬† 45 min.¬† ¬† Serves: 6 Ingredients: 1¬†medium¬†onion, cut in medium dice 2¬†garlic cloves, minced 1¬†tablespoon¬†ground coriander 1¬†teaspoon¬†ground cumin 1 teaspoon annatto powder 1‚ĀĄ4¬†cup¬†olive oil 4¬†large ripe¬†avocados, peeled, pitted, and coarsely chopped 2¬†1‚ĀĄ2¬†quarts low-fat chicken broth Optional:¬† 1‚ĀĄ3¬†cup green peppercorns […]

Fish Chowder

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups chopped onion 1 -2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 stalk celery, chopped 4 cups chicken stock 4 cups diced potatoes 1 ear of fresh corn, cut kernels off ear; or use canned or frozen corn 2 pounds cod, diced into 1/2 inch cubes 1/2 teaspoon Bay Spice salt to […]

Peruvian Shrimp & Potato Chowder

Chupe de Camarones – Shrimp and Potato Chowder This hearty chowder is a favorite in Peru, where it is often made with crayfish. The typical preparation is to boil the crayfish, process the cooked crayfish in a blender with some of the caldo(broth), and then to add the pur√©ed crayfish back to the stew to […]