Catherine Enfield

Catherine Enfield Catherine Enfield writes the blog Munchie Musings.

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


The Best Covered Bridge in the World is Near Us

Nov 17, 2014
The Best Covered Bridge in the World is Near Us


Forget about the Bridges of Madison County, the longest covered bridge in the United States is nearby in Nevada County.  This weekend my BFF and I took a day to go shopping in Nevada City and then headed to check out the covered bridge on a beautiful fall day. 


Thai Beef Stew

Nov 7, 2014
Thai Beef Stew

If I was stranded on a desert island and only given one type of food I could eat for the rest of my life, it would be Thai food. I love the flavors of the spices and fresh ingredients such as lemon grass, lime, peppers, and coconut milk. This is a...

Sriracha Corn in the Sous Vide Supreme

Nov 3, 2014
Sriracha Corn in the Sous Vide Supreme

Here's a quick and easy recipe for those Sriracha lovers out there.  What I love about this recipe is that the Sriracha gets into all the crevices of the corn. Soooo good.Sriracha Corn on the Cob2 pieces, corn on the cob, shucked1/2 cup of Srirach...

Steamed Pumpkin Sticky Toffee Pudding done Sous Vide

Oct 28, 2014
Steamed Pumpkin Sticky Toffee Pudding done Sous Vide

We are fast approaching the holidays and so it made me think of what I could make in my new SousVide Supreme that was holiday oriented. Last month I had made Filipino chicken adobo, a dish I grew up with from my Filipina mother. This month I'...

Sriracha Popcorn Balls for Halloween

Oct 26, 2014
Sriracha Popcorn Balls for Halloween

I am not one of those Sriracha superfans. You know the ones. They carry Sriracha bottles around with them and put it on everything. In fact, I rarely use the stuff at all. But these days there is Sriracha chocolate, Sriracha chips, Sriracha candy.Recen...

Cajun Smashed Fries for a Cause

Oct 21, 2014
Cajun Smashed Fries for a Cause

Are you tired of French fries and looking for a different potato treat? Smashed fries are like a hybrid of French fries and home fries. If you like crispy, crunchy potato bits, smashed fries are for you.The first time I had smashed fries was at Bacon a...

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...

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