Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fresh Pasta, DO IT!…do it.

Making fresh pasta is alot like making fresh bread.  It feels good man…feels good.  Eating it feels good and making it feels great.  Two ingredients, a little kneading and a pasta rolling machine.  The machine is optional if all you’re … Continue reading

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I Wonder If this Cow Had A Lisp?

I hadn’t had beef tongue in 15 years; last time I had it I remember it being dry and minerally, neither of which I’m good with.  I’ve been telling myself to make it for years now but just never got … Continue reading

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Hitting The Reset Button

For some, it’s a bender in Vegas, others backpack into the wilderness with only what they can carry, for some it might be a cruise to Alaska. The one common thread with most peoples reset button is that it’s mounted … Continue reading

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B.A.R.F

“I’m my own best friend.” My mog…I mean dog is 5 years old. He has seen the inside of a vet liiiike, 3 times. Once for shots, once for neutering and once when he stabbed his eye in some brush … Continue reading

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Jamaican Nutmeg Is Friggin’ Sweet

So, I was cooking for a dinner party/cooking class; it was a bachelorette party for 10 awesome women. Wendy, the bride to be, was Jamaican. She loved cooking and food, and had a wonderful collection of Jamaican cooking products from her … Continue reading

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Cooking Wine…Or Wine To Cook With?

If you can’t drink it don’t cook with it right? Right! But that doesn’t mean you need to cook with the wine you are drinking, ah-ha! First off, never, ever…ever, ever, ever, buy anything labeled “Cooking Wine”. Unless you jones … Continue reading

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Salvaging A Day

“…he fixed dinner for his family every night. It was a ritual he loved, but the ambition of his cooking was controlled by how good a day he’d had writing, and how good a run he’d had. If the writing … Continue reading

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Coveting Thy Neighbors…Fruit?

White Sapotes in early Spring, Loquats in late spring. Two wonderfully, deliciously juicy fruits I look forward to every year. They are the crown jewels of my spring fruit season and I don’t have to do a thing to help them … Continue reading

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Coconut Water

Ever had the water from a young coconut?  This water is the most hydrating liquid on the planet with so many vitamins and nutrients, your body won’t even know what’s going on. Actually there’s more truth to that then you … Continue reading

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Top 10 Kitchen Tools

As stated before, I’m a personal chef. That means I’ve seen countless home kitchens, from mind blowing on every level, to, “oh my god, this isn’t even a kitchen, and why is the water brown.” It was hard not to … Continue reading

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