January 22, 2008
One of the things I love about Thai food is the gentle balance of spicy, sweet and sour flavors....
January 21, 2008
Risotto is a difficult and time consuming dish to make, one that all too easily results in a heavy...
January 20, 2008
I love all types of books. I guess you could classify me as a voracious reader. I also tend to buy...
January 18, 2008
I know I should, but I don't always eat breakfast. So on those days when I get my morning latte at...
January 17, 2008
I mentioned before the items I inherited from my Grandmother's kitchen. One of these items...
January 16, 2008
The last two years my grandmother would always say to me, "Now, you better put your name on...
January 15, 2008
When there's crab in the house there are no left-overs. Really, I can eat my body weight in these...
January 14, 2008
I lived in Japan for three years. I wish that I had at least once dragged my body out of bed at 3:...
January 13, 2008
We were in our local Draeger's Market the other day and sampled an oil I'd never heard of: Argan...
January 11, 2008
My first attempt at marmalade proved successful! I did alter the recipe a bit so if you'd like to...
January 10, 2008
Trefethen Wine Label
Sheri and I had a real treat last weekend when we visited the Trefethen Winery and Vineyards. Their...
January 8, 2008
While in Napa last weekend I gathered a few handfuls of kumquats from our friend's grandmother...
January 5, 2008
On our recent trip to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico, we had a fantastic lobster feast. As an appetizer we...
January 4, 2008
We are having near-hurricane weather here in the Bay Area so I've decided to stay indoors and...
January 3, 2008
I went to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico, last week for the first time in 20 years (still getting used to...
January 3, 2008
Fix a "Sticky" Pan
Don't you just hate when you've finally gotten your favorite little omelette pan perfectly seasoned...
January 2, 2008
The Economics of Champagne
Continuing the bubbly talk....this morning's Wall Street Journal has a great article on the...
January 2, 2008
dungeness crab
On our way back from an enjoyable 2-day retreat at the Real Del Mar in Mexico we stopped by Point...
January 2, 2008
champagne
What rings in the New Year better than a splendid champagne and some fine caviar? We started our...
December 28, 2007
Today is my fortieth birthday. Because I love to cook and eat, it got me to thinking about how...

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