cooking at Home

Cooking – Fried and Spring

April 15, 2014

Been a minute since I’ve done a cooking update, and we ate some tasty foodstuffs the past couple of weekends which I must discuss with you. I always like cooking with my brother because we have similar tastes in many ways, and he’s open to just about any gut-busting project the internet can dream up. […]

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Cassoulet in 3 Easy Days

March 27, 2014

The never ending Winter weather has provided one nice side benefit – I’ve not yet tired of comforting meaty stews and braises and casseroles. I’ve made Beef Bourguignon and Indian beef stews and lasagnas and hearty curries, all soul warming dishes meant for chilly nights. But my favorite dish made this season was cassoulet. I’ve […]

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My Pizzas

March 21, 2014

Eater’s Pizza Week has reminded me it’s been a while since I’ve made pizza at home, one of my favorite kitchen past times. Part of the reason for the lack of sweet pie making came when I moved and lost access to our hacked pizza oven – Varasano style, I removed the safety latch which […]

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Pressure Cooking [Wings, Onion Soup, Beef Stew]

February 18, 2014

The pressure cooker I was gifted last year has supplanted my homemade immersion circulator as cooking toy of the year. I’m using this bad boy on the regular – probably a couple times a week. Pressure cooking has an stigma of being dangerous, but I assure you it’s safer than the electrical fire waiting to happen […]

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Cooking Update – December 2013

December 30, 2013

Hi there, internet traveler. How about a post with some cooking from November and December? Onward. I cooked pizzas with my brother using my Little Black Egg It’s somewhat volatile, but can create a great product. I also made a bunch of Tex Mex food for a day of football watching, and I instagrammed it like […]

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Quick Chorizo Nachos

October 7, 2013

This is a fairly common snack for me. Just a few nachos, never stacked. If I have my way I eat a few little things throughout the day instead of stuffing myself. Really, my appetite isn’t what it used to be anyways. I’m over the whole “look at how much shit I can eat at […]

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Hotter Hot Chicken

September 24, 2013

Hot chicken and I have been like ranch dressing and rednecks since it was introduced to me by a friend – inseparable. Actually, I first had it in the “Southern Sichuan” version Rowdy has been known to do, a riff on the Nashville hot chicken with the inclusion of cumin and Sichuan peppercorn.  Later, I had […]

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July 2013 Gavage [Tasty China II, Taqueria el Rey, Chops, Paella, Seven Lamps]

August 9, 2013

  Yeah, I’m still here, still hungry, cooking and eating. Busy with life and a pending addition to our family, which we tried to fire-bomb out of Katie with Sichuan cuisine at Peter Cheng’s Tasty China II. It’s been a hot minute since I’ve double-dared my digestive system with Sichuan food, and TC did not […]

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