My job was to stand outside on the patio where I would wash and soak the corn husks in hot water.
Just the Words
Prose or poetry related to food.
When Cheese Becomes a Meditation Practice
Although machines and other devices do make our time in the kitchen easier plus faster to the plate, the joys of doing things by hand are tangible but subtle.
Isabel is Alive, She Survives to Rise Another Day
It has been 157 days since I started to culture Isabel and today I thought I’d lost her.
Honey, I Blew Up an Eggplant
Eggplant or Aubergine come in many varieties and are grown all over the world. Among the types cultivated are Fairy Tale, Kermit, Lavender Frog Egg, Black Beauty…
Personal Thoughts on Food
One of the things I have been doing for quite some time is the saving and reusing of the cooking liquid from almost anything braised.
I Made her my Best Chicken Liver Omelette
I decided to make her plate from absolute scratch. I went to the walk in refrigerator to get fresh eggs and fresh chicken livers. She was going to eat a perfectly prepared chicken liver omelet.
When a Basket of Dinner Rolls are All You Get
Banquet food preparation can be a tough gig. One must make enough but not too much or your profit ends up in the trash or in the bellies of staff.
Cantor’s Deli Fairfax and my Toddler’s first Dill Pickle
He sat there quiet and occupied with that garlic dill pickle for the entire meal. It made him a happy little camper.
Bacon Pecan Maple Cinnamon Rolls a Partially Gluten Free Twisted Recipe
As you must surely know, bacon is always gluten free until you add the cinnamon rolls or other bread products…
Why Mexican is my Comfort Food
My mother in law would cook the Mexican food she had made all of her life and the experience showed.