A couple of times a year, Scott likes to surprise Nena by bringing home octopus to be smoked in our smoker. It was during a family vacation to Hawaii that she fell in love with “Smoked Tako”, which is what they call smoked octopus in Hawaii.
Although everyone is familiar with hummus these days, I remember not too long ago when I would take hummus to a potluck and friends had no clue what it was. Hummus has been a staple in the Middle East for hundreds of years!
What’s healthier than spinach and makes this dip extra special? PURSLANE! You might be asking yourself, “what the heck is purslane?” Well, I’m glad you asked! Purslane is an edible succulent that has a slightly sour taste. It can be eaten as is, steamed, or fried.
I woke up very excited this morning because today was our long-awaited camping trip! As I was pulling things out of the fridge drawer to pack in the cooler, I noticed some leftover smoked salmon that I had completely forgotten about. An idea instantly popped in my head… Smoked Salmon Pinwheels!
Everyone in our family loves jerky. Even my daughter, who isn’t too fond of meat, is a fan. My husband, Scott, and I created this recipe years ago, after he came back from a hunting trip with an abundance of venison.