WSJ Feb 2017, Serves 6

  • 3 Lbs Yukon Gold (peeled) and quartered
  • 1½ C Whole Milk
  • 2 bunches scallions (green onions) finely chopped
  • 6 TB butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Bring potatoes in water to boil, reduce to simmer, uncovered 20 Min.
  • Heat MILK until just comes to a simmer. Turn OFF heat, ADD SCALLIONS to milk.
  • Drain cooked potatoes. Return pot, over low heat dry out a minute or so.
  • Use masher or fork until potatoes almost smooth. ADD 4 TB cut BUTTER into potatoes, ADD milk, scallions & add 1 tsp salt. Continue to mash until potatoes are smooth.
  • Transfer to a warmed bowl, make depression in middle, ADD 2 TB remaining BUTTER

Tilapia

March 24, 2012

Since Tilapia is a pond fish, get from a good source/country of origin. Recipe from Vestkusten. Serve with mashed potatoes.

Wine mixture (mix in cup or bowl)

  • 1 crushed garlic
  • 1 C dry white wine (or vermouth)
  • 2 TB lime juice
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 fish boullion cube (or other chicken or fish flavoring)

Prepare fish:

  • 1 1/2 LBs tilapia (or sole) fillets, dredge in flour, salt & white pepper and pinch chili powder. Shake off and cook fish in 2 TB olive oil, med hi heat. Remove fish from skillet.

Pour wine mixture into skillet, simmer over high heat, reduce by half.  Add butter and green onions and stir until butter melted. Pour over Tilapia fillets.

  • 1 TB butter
  • 4 green onions sliced

 

Crepes

February 5, 2012

1995 SF Chron. Yield about 25 crepes. Stack flat on a plate, cool or serve & eat.

Mix liquid ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 C Milk
  • 1 C water

Add dry ingredients

  • 1/2 to 3/4 C flour 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 TB melted butter

Heat 6 -7 inch cast iron or crepe pans until water sizzles, use med-hi  heat, butter pan before pour small amount  batter (1/4 C or less) and swirl to coat pan (thinly, pour excess batter back into bowl). Turn crepe when small bubbles appear.Cook briefly once turned.