Why I Don’t Post Actual Recipes: A Note On Food Philosophy

I’ve been asked why I don’t post precise recipes. You know: a cup of this, 15 shrimp, 2.1415 oz of cheese crackers. Measurement is critical in baking, but in other cooking, it really may not be. This is a point of food philosophy I’d like to share. Part of the glory of conscious eating is…

Sexy Pasta People

There’s something intimate about cooking with someone else. Anthony Bourdain even talks about it in the professional kitchen, among colleagues, in ‘Kitchen Confidential‘. I highly recommend it for foodies who think they maybe want to cook professionally. It convinced me I didn’t. But it also illustrated the strange and rough bonds that are forged in…

Falling Off The Wagon

So…dedicated readers will have noticed a lengthy absence. This is the part where the YouTuber says, “Well, I have had so many things, I got busy, I’m moving, I had to paint my dog…” I kind of hate that stuff. We all have lives. Life tends to be chaotic as soon as you settle in…