Pain Perdu (The Best French Toast EVER)

It’s been suggested that I might want to unplug from time to time; turn off the Cooking Channel on TV, take a break from browsing my favorite food blogs on my tablet, alphabetize… Continue reading

Springy Green Galette with Mushrooms and Swiss Chard

I should not complain – it’s not polite and there are worse things going on in the world, but … it’s getting stuffy around my place. The cold clutches of winter are a… Continue reading

Roasted Carrots with Lentils and Green Harissa

February was Vegan Month and nearly all the food magazines I received that month made that perfectly clear. Was I miffed? Did I feel picked upon and goaded into eschewing meat and dairy?… Continue reading

Szechuan Peppercorn Pancakes with Scallions and Roast Duck Breast

  Remember that one time when I made Duck and Mushroom Udon and I may have blathered on Facebook about looking forward to the leftover duck being wrapped warmly in a scallion pancake?… Continue reading

Duck and Mushroom Udon

I’ve always been a big fan of Sunset magazine which features my home-region; the West. I would venture out there and crow a bit about how west is best … but that would… Continue reading

My First SeriousEats.com Article Debuts with Echo & Rig

It is one thing to self-publish, but even that takes some fortitude when you’re a die-hard wallflower. It is something else altogether when someone says to you, “Yes, I liked what you wrote… Continue reading

Road Trip Food Adventures – South on Main in Little Rock, AR

When my fortieth birthday rolled around, I found myself waxing nostalgic about, well, pretty much everything. I began to look for things that comforted me as much as my warm memories do and… Continue reading