Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Oh Wisconsin!

Ah Wisconsin! Oooh Wisconsin Cheese!!!! Remember that jingle?

So I'm in McGregor, Iowa right now for a month and as quaint as it is, there's no major grocery store. So...we have to go across the border to Wisconsin to get our groceries, and when in Wisconsin...well, you know the rest.

I won't be blogging much, as I will be "working", but I will post pics from my iPhone, as I am doing now. They're not Foodsnob-worthy, but it's either that or nothing for all you loyal fans (i.e. Lillian and Sam, and sometimes Michelle).

I got some nice Wisconsin, Extra Sharp, 2-year Aged Cheddar...YUM.

Wish you could have a bite,

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Lunch: Halibut and Squash

When your fishmonger recommends the halibut, you get the halibut. When he tells you creepy jokes about women, graveyards and meatballs you listen. You do whatever it takes to make him happy because he is your best friend. And I mean it...I'd do anything for love, but I won't do THAT.

So for lunch earlier I made pan-seared halibut and sauteed squash with thyme. So simple. When the halibut is that fresh, or any fish for that matter, I like to season with just a sprinkle of sea salt and black pepper. And of course to get that beautiful golden crust, DON'T TOUCH IT as it sizzles away (in a little olive oil and butter.) Bad touch, bad touch! A couple minutes per side and you've got yourself a healthy meal.

Hot and simple, sort of like myself...I kid, I kid...

Wish you could have a bite,