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Well the time has come. I know I've promised it for a while, but I've finally taken the plunge.You know how it's often said that you must do things in life that scare you a bit? Well this scared me a lot.It's strange to put yourself out there like this.…

Friends, food and wine.


My good friend Steve came to visit me this weekend. After some tennis, a quick stroll through the farmers market,whole foods and total wine, we got all the supplies we wanted and enjoyed a wonderful day together.For lunch we had some delicious fresh local shrimp. Sauteed some onion,yellow and green…

Just a thought


I have so many friends and co-workers that are really trying to eat "healthy".So what happens, they go to Whole Foods or other health food stores and they buy products like these; http://www.backtonaturefoods.com/You see how amazing they are at marketing?? Wholesome stuff right??As nice a picture as they paint, the reality is, THIS…

Yakitori


Many cultures have a version of this, but the Japanese are the masters of  "subtle". Especially when it comes to food. Real good yakitori gets it's flavor from perfectly grilled chicken over charcoal, and the "sauce" is an accompaniment. This is a nice little project for weekend cooking. The prep…