Roast Angus Beef Prime Rib

Roast Angus Beef Prime Rib

Roast Angus Beef Prime Rib. Here is the prime rib and Yorkshire pudding recipe that has been requested. Makes me hungry for a good feed. For the beef to qualify it has to be free of bruises, evenly marbled steer meat, dry aged for at least 29 days and a one inch thick fat cap is also required. Start by rubbing a spice mixture which contains equal amounts of kosher salt, garlic powder, beef base, ground black pepper, keens mustard powder and mild paprika. The spice rub is most important to making a tender roast. Massage this mixture all over the room temperature beef until...
The Caviar Bar King Fish.

The Caviar Bar King Fish.

The Caviar Bar; Chowder, Mussels, Oysters and Caviar.. When I was cooking at the Kettle of Fish on Pacific Ave; My cooking station was known as the Caviar bar. It was what the owner Glen Anderson and designer David Vance used for the overflow and small private dinning room. The bar was made from solid marble and beside a libations center it had a chowder steam pot and a wood/charcoal fired bbq. Caviar was sold by the ounce with frozen vodka. The chowder made to order which the customer picked the kind and the ingredients. I also bbq grilled just about anything from the...
Chicken A La King.

Chicken A La King.

Chicken a la King canned meals my mother would sometimes buy for me to eat after school when she worked shifts. I would open and pop it into the oven and simply pour the creamy chicken and vegetables over some buttered toast and it tasted beyond wonderful. I have a chicken a la King major craving to taste that creamy chicken over toast again. I created this one pot dish from stove to oven and it was way better than any of those canned or frozen entrees from back in the day. It was simply scrumptious and it came together so easily. I poached my own chicken and made some...
Rubs and Marinades

Rubs and Marinades

My first attempt to use rubs on meats and seafood back in the sixties came from eating some filets of rock cod that were seasoned and blackened in a hot cast iron skillet. The filets were flash fried and had a real hit of flavors. I found the origins of this eastern Spicy Rub had a great Canadian History brought there by the Acadians from Nova Scotia. Because of the early arrivals of the Spanish, Portuguese followed by the British, different ethnic cultures that remained as east coast residents began the use and trading of herbs and spices that were both native and...
Wild King Salmon Marinated w/ Ginger, Mango, Soya and a Peach Chutney Butter

Wild King Salmon Marinated w/ Ginger, Ma...

King Salmon Marinated w/ Ginger, Mango, Soya and a Peach Chutney Butter We are very fortunate to have such a supply of deep water fresh line and pole caught wild salmon here in BC. Wild caught Sockeye or King salmon are premium when it comes to taste. You can fish for it yourself or get it fresh from the market. Every chef worth his or her salt must be able to prepare salmon with out over cooking and in several recipe forms. Smoked, poached, baked, broiled, barbequed grilled, pan fried or in a terrine it takes a lot of practice to be able to serve your guests a perfectly...