Grilled or Roasted Fish Taco Recipe

October 1, 2018 1 Comment
Grilled or Roasted Fish Taco Recipe

How to Make Faith’s Fabulous Fish Tacos at Home Over the 4th of July holiday this year, we were in Utah visiting friends and then traveled to Driggs, Idaho to Kaye and Harold’s cattle ranch. Driggs is a small town on the other side of the Grand Tetons from Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It was the […]

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Seagull Stealing Gourmet Sandwich Cartoon

September 26, 2018 1 Comment
Seagull Stealing Gourmet Sandwich Cartoon

Those Damn Seagulls Stole My Gourmet Sandwich In truth, I never brought Kobi beef with black truffle mayonnaise sandwiches to the beach but I thought it made for a better caption. However, I have had my bologna and cheese sandwiches ripped right from my hands a couple of times. These menacing birds are scary especially […]

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Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Recipe

September 19, 2018 0 Comments
Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Recipe

What I Learned Today About Gorgonzola Cream Sauce This weekend I was browsing the New York Daily News and came across this interesting article about Gorgonzola. I don’t think I knew that Gorgonzola is a town in Northern Italy where this blue veined cheese originated. What I really didn’t know but learned from this article […]

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How NOT to Bake – Part 4

September 14, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Bake – Part 4

My Final Baking Mistakes & How to Avoid Them Mistake #7 –  Improper Storage Once you have taken the time to bake something from scratch, you’ll want to make sure that you keep it at its best.  There are four main ways to store baked goods: At room temperature in a breathable container At room […]

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How NOT to Bake – Part 3

September 8, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Bake – Part 3

Even More Common Baking Mistakes & How to Avoid Them Mistake #4 – Over or Under Filling Your Pans Once all your mise en place is taken care of, your oven is well preheated and your pans are prepared, it’s imperative to fill the pans with the right amount of batter. If you overfill the […]

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How Not to Bake – Part 2

September 5, 2018 0 Comments
How Not to Bake – Part 2

More Common Baking Mistakes & How to Avoid Them You can find Part 1 of How NOT to Bake here. This is Part 2 and looks at improper measuring and not knowing your oven as well as you think you do. Mistake #2 – Improper Measuring Some recipes are written in fairly straightforward terms:  one […]

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How NOT to Bake – Part 1

August 30, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Bake – Part 1

Common Baking Mistakes & How to Avoid Them At  first glance, baking seems like a fairly straightforward cooking process.  The definition of baking is to cook food with dry heat in an oven. The process is simple: Open oven, put in food, take out baked food. In practice, as with most cooking methods, there is […]

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How NOT to Braise – Part 2

August 15, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Braise – Part 2

More Common Braising Mistakes & How to Avoid Them Braising is one of the best ways I know to turn a less expensive cut of meat into something sublime. This is the second post on common braising mistakes and how to avoid them. To read my first post go to How NOT to Braise – […]

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How NOT to Braise Foods – Part 1

August 10, 2018 2 Comments
How NOT to Braise Foods – Part 1

Common Braising Mistakes & How to Avoid Them Braising is a moist heat cooking method that is very forgiving.  Like I always say, “You could braise an old leather baseball glove in beef stock and it would taste good with enough time.” A braise can be done on the stove-top or in the oven.  Some […]

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How NOT to Pan Roast – Part 2

August 2, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Pan Roast – Part 2

More Pan Roasting Mistakes & How to Avoid Them Here are some more Pan Roasting mistakes home cooks sometimes make. You can find Mistakes 1, 2 & 3 here. Mistake #4  The Cold Pan Sometimes, when trying to make a quick and nutritious meal at the end of a long day, we tend to rush […]

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