Catherine Enfield

Catherine Enfield Catherine Enfield writes the blog Munchie Musings.

Web Site: http://www.munchiemusings.net


Paul Martin’s Fall Menu is Here

Oct 20, 2014
Paul Martin’s Fall Menu is Here

Fall means a change in the weather, in the gardens, and therefore, on your plate. When the weather changes not only does our produce in the stores change, but so do our appetites. Fall means squashes, Brussels sprouts, and the beginning of braised meat...

Filipino Chicken Adobo done Sous Vide

Oct 16, 2014
Filipino Chicken Adobo done Sous Vide




Almost two years ago I tried my hand at a sous vide cooking - McGuyver style. Using just an ice chest and water boiling on the stove, I managed to cook steaks to a perfect medium rare. The trouble is, the McGuyver method means you have to...

I Escaped Room Ω

Oct 14, 2014
I Escaped Room Ω

I'm not a gamer. I don't own a Playstation or XBox. I have no interest in most computer games. When I play games on my tablet they tend to be advanced solitaire card games or Rummycube with people online. The other kind I will play is adventure/puzzle games.

Twenty years...

Thai Corn Chowder with Sriracha Popcorn Garnish

Sep 30, 2014
Thai Corn Chowder with Sriracha Popcorn Garnish

When I was in Seattle recently I ate at Michael Mina's RN74 and ordered the corn chowder.  It was poured for me tableside and in the bowl was some popcorn as garnish. I found that an interesting and sensible garnish, one I had not thought of doing...

Thai Corn Chowder with Sriracha Popcorn Garnish

Sep 30, 2014
Thai Corn Chowder with Sriracha Popcorn Garnish

When I was in Seattle recently I ate at Michael Mina's RN74 and ordered the corn chowder.  It was poured for me tableside and in the bowl was some popcorn as garnish. I found that an interesting and sensible garnish, one I had not thought of doing...

Visit some blogs and win some prizes

Sep 29, 2014
Visit some blogs and win some prizes

As usual when I come back from a food blogger conference, I've got too much swag (gifts). It's time for another swag giveaway.

But this time I'm participating in a round robin giveaway. Hundreds of bloggers attended the International Food Bloggers Conference in Seattle and some have stuff they want...

Top Fall 2014 Kitchen Items at Sur la Table

Sep 22, 2014
Top Fall 2014 Kitchen Items at Sur la Table

Top Fall 2014 Kitchen Items at Sur la Table

If you've ever been in a Sur la Table, it's downright overwhelming.  If you have a lot of time and money, you could spend plenty of both there.  I tend to be a tightwad and am easily overwhelmed by their abundance. Therefore, I don't...

Peruvian Find!!

Sep 10, 2014
Peruvian Find!!

There's a new Peruvian joint in town and it is worth a visit! Jimmy's Peruvian is a true hole-in-the-wall joint at 3032 Auburn Blvd. Be careful. You'll drive right past it, especially since it's signage says Taqueria. In fact, it's pulling double duty ...

Farm to Fork Restaurant WEEKS

Sep 9, 2014
Farm to Fork Restaurant WEEKS

This year the Farm to Fork celebrations last two weeks.  They start Saturday, the 13th, and run through the Tower Bridge Dinner finale on Sunday, the 28th.  During that span of dates you can also find some F2F deals at participating restauran...

Food Literacy Fair is Sunday

Sep 8, 2014
Food Literacy Fair is Sunday

There are a lot of Farm-to-Fork events about to start this weekend. One I will promote is a free event - the Food Literacy Fair happening on Sunday at 9 a.m. at Southside Park.What's nice is that it is happening at the same time as the farmers market u...

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