Thursday, July 12, 2012
Yesterday on the way home from my hike i stopped at one of the farmers markets and decided to buy some cucumbers to make pickles. During the spring my wife got some ball canning jars and a rack for our stock pot.
The Brine! The brine, the most important part of pickling, consisted of:
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Clams, fish, whale, oysters, crabs, kelp and so on, I love most every food produced by the worlds oceans. That is a true statement. Clams, however are at the top of the list for me. I guess i boils down to how much fun it is to collect them, and they are available all year long. The Northern Quahog is my areas most plentiful type of clam. It is also at the top of my culinary list. Table fare is second to none, moreover, it can be prepared several different ways! So many in fact it rivals THE EGG, well not quite, but close.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
I just want to wish everyone a happy 4th of July! And then brag about the killing I made today out on the Clam Beds. Jan, Nick and I left the dock with Thunder Storms all around us. As fate would have it, the weather held out, we caught bass, and raked a bunch of clams. Check out my video of us catching the bass in two feet of water! Striped Bass on the 4th of July Not bad for three guys in a boat loaded with gear.