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I’m loving how things like ginger and turmeric powder are showing up in natural groceries. I find this phenomena interesting because I’ve been consuming these items in their natural form for years. In fact, I …

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Moringa Udon

February 25, 2015 – 8:38 pm | 2,407 views
moringa-noodle-header

I’m loving how things like ginger and turmeric powder are showing up in natural groceries. I find this phenomena interesting because I’ve been consuming these items in their natural form for years. In fact, I …

Vietnamese Roast Turkey Turned Pho Recipe

November 30, 2014 – 9:00 am | 994 views
How to make turkey pho

This year we wanted a non-traditional but somewhat traditional Thanksgiving. I wasn’t sure exactly what that meant but it started going down the path of doing a Vietnamese style roast turkey. I’ve never heard of …

Lardo Crostini

July 6, 2014 – 12:42 am | 1,685 views
lardo crostini

Here’s another recipe for one of my favorite salume – Lardo. I discovered lardo back in 2012 and buy it at every chance I get. Here’s my last entry about lardo and where to get …

2nd Place Braised Short Ribs

November 3, 2013 – 6:13 pm | 2,526 views
shortribs2

 
I recently entered an amateur rib competition with the following recipe and won second place. Overall, I think these ribs were pretty good from my standard go-to. The ribs came out tender. There are a …

Creamy Seafood Pasta – 100 Portions

February 12, 2013 – 5:59 am | 2,663 views
mussels clams

I made a creamy seafood pasta at my most recent catering event. I was shooting for fresh and new but ended up in a nostalgic flavor that brought me straight to my childhood. One of …

Ultimate Grocery List

October 11, 2012 – 1:31 am | 6,343 views
grocerylists

I was in the process of making a grocery list for me that was customized just for me. I opened up Excel and Word and started working on a template. Every grocery list should definitely …

Lardo

July 5, 2012 – 1:09 am | 2,282 views
lardo

I’ve been on a search for Lardo for a long time. I’ve checked 4505 Meats, Fatted Calf, and Schaub’s. By a crazy random happenstance I made a trip to the Ferry Building in San Francisco. …

Probability vs Impact

February 17, 2012 – 1:32 am | 1,608 views
probability vs impact

I’ve been thinking about how I do things in my life and found out that I have a built in mechanism on how I deal with risk. For those of you who don’t know, risk …

Charcoal Grilling Layout Tips

July 1, 2011 – 12:46 am | 27,738 views
Hot/Warm/Hot - Charcoal Gap

July 4 is coming up and I’m sure people will start to get their grills ready to cook up a feast. What kills me is that sometimes I’ll attend parties where the person at the …

Ratatouille Recipe

June 15, 2009 – 11:10 pm | 116,341 views
ratatouille

I’m beginning to think that a lot of the food I make comes purely from inspiration.  It’s either that or I’m really a sucker for marketing.  I was walking past a giant display of flat …

Mango Salsa Recipe

April 25, 2009 – 1:22 am | 8,483 views
mango-salsa

I’m not sure why I’ve never tried this recipe out while I was on island full of mangos.  I’ve been to a couple of restaurants that are serve mango salsa.  After that, I went on …