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halibut in a ponzu

Ponzu Poached Halibut And Shitake

Once again, no real story behind this, just another Friday night. The wife brought home halibut and I thought I would make a Dijon crusted dish in the oven, but when I opened up the bag and saw super thin halibut filets, I knew that wasn’t going to fly. So I raided the fridge, pantry […]


Pho – Beef Noodle Soup

To say that I like Pho is probably a bit of an understatement. The fact is, I absolutely love the stuff! At least twice a week I go out for lunch to the local Vietnamese restaurant and order a bowl. I am actually proud to say that, at least according to Yelp, I am “The Duke” of […]

clams lucifer

Clams Lucifer via Kalen

New Mexico is one State that has still managed to elude me. I have yet to step foot in this state – not even a drive through or layover. So when a friend of mine sent me a recipe for a dish called Clams Lucifer from some restaurant she visited there, I was intrigued. Reading […]

Capitola Houses

A Weekend In Capitola

After the 100 degree temps we had a couple of weeks ago, I decided it might be a good idea to head to the beach for a nice little family getaway to cool down. After skimming through some rental sites, I booked a pretty short notice trip for us to stay a few nights out in […]