Yesterday, we smoked some jalapenos just for fun. Today we have these beautiful dried jalapenos that I believe are essentially home-made chipotles. I am no expert, and I think that ripe red jalapenos give more legit chipotle, but regardless – this stuff is gooood. I took out our trusty mortar and pestle and ground up … Continue reading Chipotle at home
So the smoker we bought earlier this week has had a lot of love. Cod, cheese (cheddar and jarlsberg), and just yesterday: chicken, jalapenos, salmon. Our balcony was fuming hickory chips and eye-watering jalapeno smoke all day. Our new neighbors love us. Whole Chicken We started today with a whole chicken and put it in … Continue reading Smokes away!
This was my lunch the other day – baby spinach salad with flaked smoked cod and thinly sliced apple and onion. For dressing, half a lemon and a little jam jar with olive oil and a bit of salt and pepper. We picked up two of the little jam jars from a breakfast buffet in … Continue reading Spinach salad with smoked cod
Two days ago, my husband came home with a big smile and a $7 smoker from Goodwill. We just moved into an apartment with a balcony (which we are thrilled about! small victories) so we’ve had our eye on outdoor cooking. Then yesterday, he bought some fillets of cod (he almost never buys fish). I … Continue reading Smoked Cod Soup