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June 2012
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Avocado Salad

I will not call this Guacamole, Californians are really anal about their Guacamole. This is  not Guacamole. If I hear any of you refer to this as Guacamole, I will hunt you down and squirt Lime Juice in you eye!


6 Extremely Ripe Avacado

4 Ripe Roma Tomato, fine chopped

1 Bunch Green Onion, fine chopped

4 Medium Limes, zested and juiced

4 Medium Lemons, zested and juiced

1 cup total, Red and Green Bell Pepper, fine chopped

4 or 6 Cloves Garlic, fine chopped

I Bunch Cilantro, fine chopped

1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg

1 to 3 Teaspoons Smokey

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Grilled Honey Thyme Glazed Salmon with Roasted Thyme Red Potatoes

It has been a bit quiet around the as of late, life has been busy and hectic so a lot of pizza and take out has been consumed, but with our 100th post and a great one at that, I hope you can forgive us!

Yes this is the 100th post!  It is so good that I hope everyone will try it and please give feedback.  Don’t worry, it’s really easy!  Use a good wild caught salmon, I used Sockeye salmon, it is a bright red salmon with amazing taste, other great verities that I love are Coho,

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Cupcakes with Berry/Chocolate Frosting

Who doesn’t love cupcakes?  In the last few years the cupcake fell into vogue, specialty CC shops have opened, CC  Wars are now battled out on the food channels and the love for these little darlings are still strong as ever even if the fad seems to be getting a bit passé.  A lot of cupcakes can be sickly sweet, while fine at times I don’t all that sweet.  This recipe solves that for me, it comes from Jamie Oliver’s book cook with Jamie, it ‘s more of a sponge cake with a light sweetness to it.  He calls it

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