Fish Sausage

A fish sausage recipe that isn't fishy and tastes great grilled or seared. Homemade fish sausage isn't hard to make and will work with most fish.

Louisiana Gar Balls

Louisiana gar balls is a simple, tasty recipe that works with most fish, not just gar.

Brisket Tacos

Brisket tacos are a Texas tradition that extends into Northern Mexico. Chopped, smoked brisket on a flour tortilla with all the fixins.

Clam Ceviche

Clam ceviche is common in Baja California, where you will often see it marinating in a mix of tomato and lime juice. It's different, but great!

Deep Fried Ribeye Tacos

A recipe for chicharron de ribeye in tacos. I ate these ribeye tacos in Hermosillo, Sonora and just had to recreate them at home with venison.

Venison Salami

How to make venison salami at home. This is a basic salami recipe, but dry curing sausage requires some skill before you try it. I'll show you how.

Olive Oil Rosemary Cake

A recipe for an olive oil rosemary cake with pine nuts. This is an Italian cake that isn't too sweet, and is great with preserved fruit and a little liqueur.

Mushroom Tart

A mushroom tart recipe with an eggy, cheesy filling and a crispy pie dough crust. You can use any sort of mushrooms, and either a pie or tart pan.

Pike Balls with Dill Cream Sauce

A classic pike recipe from Scandinavia, these pike balls are easy to make and get around all those bones. It's a fun appetizer or easy meal. Other fish work well, too.

Mexican Lentil Soup

Sopa de lentejas, Mexican lentil soup, exists in various forms all over Mexico. My recipe is a hat tip to Nuevo Leon, where I ate this soup a lot.

Swedish Breakfast Sausage

How to make stångkorv, a Swedish sausage that has barley in it. This sausage is fermented, so it gets tangy. and is great for breakfast.

Pine Nut Cookies

How to make pine nut cookies, pignoli, with American pine nuts -- although any kind of pine nut works. These cookies have a touch of rosemary in them and are not too sweet.