Nutty Kitchen is on Vacation

So much has happened for us, Jo took a new job, family was visiting, clients, … and then a planned vacation to her home country in Austria for her dad’s 70th birthday among other family things.  Upon arrival and for her dad’s birthday, we had grass fed steaks, various salads, and great wines from the…

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Rockfish Ceviche

We went on this awesome hike early this morning, Tom’s Thumb, took another “new” way down, was not a good idea in hindsight; we took Gardener’s Wall down. Oh boy…LOL We were hungry, but wanted something light and fabulous, because it is getting hot out, so Henry whipped up some amazing ceviche. Check it out…

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Coconut Frog Legs

This is one of our favorite things to eat. The meat is very tender and tastes a little like Halibut cheeks meets super tender chicken. We purchase ours from a local Asian market as they otherwise sometimes difficult to find. The frog meat is very lean and will work well with more complex side dishes…

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Baked Taro Chips

Behold the Baked Taro Chips! We make these anytime we want some sturdy dipping chips.  These are awesome to make ahead of time for guacamole, salsa or a great yogurt dip.  They are hardy and very tasty, easy to make and a must try. Taro root is a great alternative to potato chips but must…

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Tomatillo Saffron Shrimp

YUMM!!! This dish is Mexican inspired, so clean, so fresh tasting a perfect meal after a long hard day with plenty of protein and fabulous saucy veggies. My husband’s running the Ragnar race this weekend, thus I am alone with my visiting mom and dad…they Loooove Shrimp, so here we go. 🙂 Feeds 3. What…

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Duck Duck Soup

Remember the $18 Duck? This little duck fed us until we were stuffed for three full meals. So as promised, we are finally sharing how to make this easy soup from your left over Whole Duck recipe, i.e., the carcass and innards. ~You can also do this recipe with left over chicken, or turkey, or…

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Indian Spiced Roast Duck

We love cooking whole chickens, hens, and of course ducks! 🙂 So what better way than to start the New Year than with a juicy, crispy, spicy whole duck.  You also know that we like spices – this recipe calls for a savory Indian spice rub. Before we share how we prepared it, we’d like…

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Nutty Kitchen Thanksgiving 2010

Oh my…what a great week! No post this past Monday because we will be featuring and sharing our Thanksgiving Menu with you this Wednesday before the wonderful celebration. We will be posting all of our recipes following Thanksgiving. Hmmm….ceviche you say? A bit unconventional? …absolutely! But, Luis is visiting from Bogotá and this is one…

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Tamarind Duck with Rosemary Tuber Hash

While I did laundry and ran some errands, Henry got busy in the Nutty Kitchen. We had our wonderful friends Amy and Zach over for dinner and enjoyed what we call an orgasmic meal together. The only thing that Henry let me do was to chop the Serranos, otherwise, I got to chill and have…

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Seared Ahi Tuna with Avocado, Cilantro, & Lime

We love a good tuna steak. The key is to find proper tuna steaks without white marbling.  There really is not that much to say for this dish, other than: amazing!  Please try this and you judge. The sauce is divine. Way to go Henry! INGREDIENTS for 4 servings 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves…

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