Monthly Archives: September 2012

Local + Organic = Delicious

CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) In some form or another you’ve heard of it. This is a food co-op where farmers from around a specified region bring their wares, divvy them up and people from around that county pick up a varied … Continue reading

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Wine Pairing Is Bad Ass

If you didn’t already know, I’m a personal chef. My job as a personal chef consists of cooking for private dinner parties, teaching cooking classes and meal services. I enjoy most aspects of my job for different reasons but my super-duper most … Continue reading

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Exibition In Mediocrity

Canned beer. “As American as apple pie”– at least since the early seventies. I love American spirit and ingenuity; we’re the best in the world at working hard to be lazy. I say lazy, but I just mean we have … Continue reading

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ehhhhhh…Chowdah

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNaNqfa0_hY I friggin’ love clam chowder. I love most soups, but this one tends to be my first soup of the new football–I mean, fall season. Check out this rad poem In the Boston Evening Post from September 23,1751. This … Continue reading

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Teh Figzzz

Family, friends, food, fun and…figs? I missed a few important F’s but I think you get where I’m going here. All these F’s are important to me, and since it is late summer…figs make the list. Surprisingly, figs arean actual … Continue reading

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Lemon Vodka Update

Day 1 Our plan was to let the peels sit for several days, but after 24 hours it tasted delicious. Nice refreshing lemon flavor and a nice yellow color to boot. But…since we had a plan, we pushed on for … Continue reading

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Life Gave Us Lemons

We have lots of lemons as you can see…they come from our lemon tree. The harvest becomes especially large when my wife gets jiggy with the tree trimmer. We’re left with a big ol’ pile, more than we’ll use for … Continue reading

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Sangria Is Refreshing

Sangria is dangerous…sneaky. Tastes like juice but is mostly wine with a bit of brandy. I personally love sneaky drinks. I don’t always love to drink them (usually too sweet), but I love serving them. People who are not as likely … Continue reading

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Steak Is Good

To those of you that think cooking a juicy, flavorful, well seasoned, highly delicious steak is easy…you’re right. Time and time again I get asked; “what do you put on your steak?” The answer is always the same…kosher salt and … Continue reading

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Paella Is A Good Good Time

It’s not the saffron. It’s not the succulent meat. It’s not the fresh seafood. It’s not the socarrat. It’s the love, baby. Paella is and can be alot of things, but much of it has nothing to do with how … Continue reading

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