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Homemade Curry Pastes

August 22, 2018 Chris Dawson

Simple homemade curry pastes are something you need in your life

Summer of the Vegetarian

June 21, 2017 Chris Dawson

Summer is for hanging outside with friends, enjoying the great outdoors, and cooking on the grill. For many vegetarians, this presents a bit of a problem given that a lot of the grilling will usually involve some form of animal based protein. Here is you chance to eat well, and stick to your diet as well. These will be so good, and so good for you. So lets grab some spices and get cooking. You'll need the following spices from Culinary Conspiracy.. Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Asafoetida, Ground Turmeric, Ground Coriander, and Kashmiri Curry powder, and Kosher Salt. You can...


Eating Well,...Salmon

January 20, 2016 Chris Dawson

Eating Well,...Salmon As we move into the new year of trying to cook smarter, and eat healthier. We must not forget the west coast powerhouse protein, Salmon. Now we might think that we know many ways to prepare salmon. But it's never to late to review, or learn new techniques. The NY Times has a wonderful little article on different cuts of salmon and different methods on preparing them. Here. But if you just want a recipe to liven up your weeknight meal, well here you go. Using Coriander, Cloves, Cumin, Nutmeg, Salt, and Pepper. You can make something delicious...


Eating Well-Jamaican Curry

January 16, 2016 Chris Dawson

Jamaican Curry. Not as well known as Jamaican Jerk, but just as tasty. You can make you spice blend at home and have it ready at a moments notice. Combine 2 tbsp each, of Cumin Seeds, Whole Mustard Seeds, Anise, 3 tbsp, Coriander Seeds, 1 tbsp, Whole Allspice, and Fenugreek Seeds, and 5 tbsp Turmeric. Use a spice grinder, or mortise and pestle, grind to a fine powder, and store in a tightly sealed jar. Store in a cool dark place. Okay, so now that you have this curry blend ready. Let's put it to use in a dish. Jamaican...