Stefan, Kees, Mimi & Duck Carnitas Sous Vide

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© 2014 REMCooks.com

This post has been a loooonnngggg time coming :o but better late than never. Part of the delay is that I’ve made this dish at least 4 different times but never got the plating shot I wanted.  While still not quite what I wanted, this one will work. So, without any further ado, now let me tell you the story behind the dish. :) Continue reading

The Thrill of the Grill and Backyard Dining

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© 2014 REMCooks.com

One of the things I really enjoy is grilling. There is something I just love about primal cooking over direct fire, even if it is the modern convenience of a gas grill. :o I love the outdoors, the fresh smell of nature and the joy of watching all the little critters that visit our little backyard. So, when we get the opportunity, we grill and dine on the porch under the arbor. Grilled tuna chalupas with crazy corn (Baby Lady’s name for Mexican Style Grilled Corn on the Cob (Elotes Asados)) and grilled green onions. Pretty nice spread, don’t you think?

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Pickled Cherries 2 Ways – Bing Cherries and Rainier Cherries

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© 2014 REMCooks.com

Yes, you heard me right. Pickled cherries. Sweet and sour with the nice cherry flavor that always comes with cherries. If you like cherries, you definitely need to give these a try. If you like pickles, you need to try these. Same if you like sweet and sour. Whatever you like, try these!!! You won’t believe the flavor. Continue reading