Month: November 2013

Nutmeg cake, raspberries link two seasons

[caption id="attachment_337" align="alignnone" width="640"] Nutmeg feather cake with raspberries soaked in Cointreau.[/caption] One of the flavors I associate with autumn is nutmeg. As I think about Thanksgiving dinner, I know I'll […]

Steamer clams, part 2

[caption id="attachment_326" align="alignright" width="212"] Clam chowder takes the chill off a late fall evening.[/caption] Remember that clam broth and the clams we had the other night? I saved the leftover juice […]

Steamer clams open up goodness

[caption id="attachment_311" align="alignright" width="300"] This is the beginning of broth for steamer clams. Note the unsalted butter that's melting, the minced garlic and not enough shallots. That's why the IO […]

Petrale sole with caper sauce

With all the salmon and halibut I have in the freezer, it had been an age since I shopped at Newman's, my favorite fish monger in Northwest Portland. But I […]

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