Feb 22

Sometimes it’s the simplest recipes that take the longest to master. I struggled for nearly five years to find a recipe for really crispy fried chicken that I could make at home and be fully satisfied with. More often than not the results turned out tasteless, soggy and grease slicked pieces of chicken that after [...]

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Feb 12

I have a hard time embracing the moment. Throughout my career I’ve had periods of six day work weeks, arduous hours standing on my feet painstakingly preparing food for other people to enjoy, and countless nights collapsing into bed immediately upon getting home. I would awake to my alarm for the next go round, my [...]

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Feb 07

My Father swears that the only thing keeping his superfood muffins from being the perfect breakfast food is a healthy dose of protein. This has not stopped him from eating at least one faithfully every morning for the last five years. Dense with health boosting ingredients like acai puree, oat bran, walnuts, goji berries and [...]

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Feb 04

My collection of cookbooks has become so pervasive that I can no longer contain them all in the kitchen and still have room for the pots and pans.  I have resorted to shelving most of the books upstairs in our library, and keeping only a few on hand in the kitchen. There is enough space [...]

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