Reeling in the Years

Grilled Tomatillo Shrimp

The heat of this grilled tomatillo shrimp kebab is controlled by the number of jalapeño strips used. Milder fresh chiles can also be substituted to tame down this dish.

smoked mussels

Smoked Mussels

Mussels are delicious when simply steamed in garlic and white wine. This smoked mussels recipe combines steaming with smoking for a great appetizer.

Caviar for Breakfast

In Texas “a bowl of red” is a big serving of meaty chili—hot, spicy, and redolent of cumin and chiles. As a Texan living for a year in Russia’s Far East, “a bowl of red” for me was a huge helping of salmon caviar, slightly salty and tasting of the […]