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Chicken and Ginger Clay Pot

Tasty Stuff! I used boneless thighs I had in the Freezer and then 2 breasts, and it came out great. The star anise gave it just the right amount of "what's that?" I will likely make this again.

Feb 20, 2012
iahebert in Recipes

Salmon .. take it to the next level

This one is more of a "no recipe" recipe, but I really like to make a marinade for my salmon as follows:

Soy Sauce (about 3 Tbsp or so)
Brown Sugar (about 1/4 cup)
Sriracha sauce (just enough to make it hot)
Little Bit of Black pepper
Olive oil
Juice of 1 lime
a few dashes Agosturra Bitters (yah, you can use them in cooking)
Ginger (powdered or fresh works)
Couple garlic cloves chopped up
A few dashes of sesame oil (if you have it)

You want it to taste a little asian-y, and hit all four tastes (sweet, sour, salty, bitter) and also a little spicy.

Marinade for about an hour or 2, and then grill, starting skin-side down, and then flip if needed. It's dang tasty.

Dec 29, 2009
iahebert in Home Cooking

Seattle - Food place to take a Austrailian student

There's a couple different places:

Tapas: Ocho in Ballard
Pub Grub: Hales in Ballard, Elysian in Capital Hill, or Brouwers in Fremont
Mexican(ish?): Peso's in lower Queen Anne.

Hope that helps!

Jan 13, 2009
iahebert in Pacific Northwest

My Beer Haul- An unabashed, unfrugal, shameless middle finger salute to the current global economy

Nice Haul!

I gotta say the Avatar from Elysian is a tasty beer, one of the good go-to beers from their brewery to be sure.

Dec 10, 2008
iahebert in Beer