Morels 2010

I found a pair of morel mushrooms on some railroad tracks in Schaghticoke, NY this morning. Morels are a rare gourmet delicacy, and are the ultimate discovery for a mushroom […]

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Fished Electric Lake

I fished in Schaghticoke. I caught a bunch of medium-sized large mouth bass, some sunfish, a crappie, and a perch. Unfortunately, bass season is currently catch-and-release only, and the rest […]

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Making Gjetost

I used the recipe from the book, “Home Cheese Making” to make the gjetost. I think that technically gjetost means “goat cheese”, and I used cow’s milk, so the real […]

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Shish Kebabs

We just bought a house, and the stovetop has interchangeable “cartridges” including a grill cartridge. Last night, we tried the griller for the first time and made some shish kebabs:

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The Cheese Nun

Highly recommended DVD – the Cheese Nun. Here is the description on the back of the video: “The Cheese Nun profiles the adventures of Sister Noella Marcellino – a champion […]

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Ice Fishing

A friend took me ice fishing today. He managed to catch a 14+ inch crappie. I’ve never seen one before. It’s a lot like a sunfish, only this guy was […]

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Trinidad Doubles Recipe

I came across a fantastic recipe for Doubles (a Trinidad street food consisting of curried chick peas, or “channa masala” on pieces of spicy fried dough, or “bara”). The channa […]

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