Pickled Mustard Seeds Recipe

April 20, 2016 0 Comments
Pickled Mustard Seeds Recipe

Pickled Mustard Seeds Make a Wonderful Garnish I found this recipe as part of a Blue Apron package featuring salmon as the entry. The pickled mustard seeds were used as a finishing topping for the salmon to give it an extra layer of flavor and they did just that. I’ve used mustard seeds in a […]

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Eating Pinchos in San Sebastian

April 17, 2016 0 Comments
Eating Pinchos in San Sebastian

Top Dining Experience in Spain On our journey through northern Spain, we stayed in the city of San Sebastian where I had one of my Top 5 favorite dining experiences. Our guide Jess started us out in a very narrow bar, Bar Paco Bueno, that was packed with locals enjoying pinchos (I’ll explain in a […]

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Difference of Opinions

April 12, 2016 0 Comments
Difference of Opinions

Sometimes we agree to disagree! My girls are good eaters. Most of the time they will try whatever we put in front of them. Every once in a while you can see they are not happy with our choices. That’s where the idea for this cartoon, Difference of Opinions, originated from. I don’t think I’ve […]

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La Boqueria Market in Barcelona

April 8, 2016 0 Comments
La Boqueria Market in Barcelona

The Very Best Food Market in Spain While in Barcelona we had a couple of hours free to ourselves so my wife, daughter and I headed up the Ramblas to visit The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria or more commonly called La Boqueria. This is one of the biggest and most famous food […]

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Eating My Way Through Northern Spain – Barcelona

April 5, 2016 0 Comments
Eating My Way Through Northern Spain – Barcelona

In Barcelona, It’s All About Tapas I’m just back from a trip to northern Spain that included stays in Barcelona, San Sebastian, Logrono in the Rioja region and Madrid. All I can say is wow, these people know how to eat, drink wine and live. It was one of the greatest food adventures of my […]

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What Is With Chickens With Woody Breasts

March 31, 2016 22 Comments
What Is With Chickens With Woody Breasts

What’s the Story with “Woody Breasted” Chickens I just read an article in the Wall Street Journal Business section about a new condition with poultry called “Woody Breast”. It seems we are growing our chickens much larger and way faster than ever before. The article shows a chart describing the average weight of a broiler […]

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Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe

March 29, 2016 6 Comments
Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe

A Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe from Mississippi I read about this tasty recipe back in January in a New York Times article by Sam Sifton. If you’ve already heard about this extremely simple way to make a delicious crock-pot pot roast, please check out this version or go check out some of my other […]

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Yellow Rice Recipe

March 21, 2016 3 Comments
Yellow Rice Recipe

How to Make Yellow Rice at Home Yellow rice is exactly what it sounds like – rice that has a yellow color. It is a traditional rice used in Afghan, Caribbean, Cuban, Indonesian and Spanish cuisines. What kind of rice you use and the ingredients used to give it a yellow color depends on where […]

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Spinach Walnut Pesto Recipe

March 15, 2016 0 Comments
Spinach Walnut Pesto Recipe

An Alternative Version of Classic Pesto When you think of pesto, you’re most likely thinking of Pesto Alla Genovese made with crushed garlic, pine nuts, salt, basil, Parmesan cheese and olive oil. These are the ingredients that have been used since ancient Roman times originating in Genoa in northern Italy. Today, home cooks all over the […]

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The Difference Between Baking School and Pastry School

March 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Difference Between Baking School and Pastry School

How Do Baking Schools and Pastry Schools Differ From One Another? Most of the time, “baking school” is an umbrella term used to describe everything related to the act of baking, including both baking and the pastry arts. After all, pastry and baking are really two sides of the same coin; each one includes a […]

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