Cooking Archive

Ramps

I'll cut the crap and get down to brass tacks. You'll either love ramps or hate them.

Video: Thai Green Curry Paste Part 1 – The Ingredients

Before you can start pounding a curry paste, you have to prep your ingredients. As you'll see in the video, Thai green curry paste has quite a few moving parts.

What’s in My Pantry?

Pantries are meant to be cleaned out occasionally. Old, stale ingredients have to go, some items need to be used before they expire and some staple items just need to …

Home. Home is where you keep your food…

My kitchen kind of looks like this right now – only not really….
I’m moving into a new house soon and I find myself dreading one thing more than any …

Viet at Home: Thit Bo Luc Lac

I’ve rambled on about my love for Vietnamese food for years now (more than 3 years on this blog). I’m drawn to the contrast in the way meats are …

Cooking with: Galangal

Galangal is one of those things that causes a quite a bit of confusion whenever someone encounters it for the first time. So much so that it’s what inspired me …

Cooking with: Dofu ru

So what can I tell you about dofu ru? How about, don’t forget to refrigerate it after you open the jar? This would seem to be common sense to someone …

Primal

It’s hard to juggle a DSLR, a wine glass and a plate of pork belly in the dark, so I really didn’t take a lot of pictures at Primal. I’ll …

Cooking with: Nira

During a recent walk through the produce section of the Buford Highway Farmers Market I ran into two women who appeared to be on their first trip through the market. …

Smoked Chicken & Grilled Corn

Roasted chicken has to be one of my favorite foods. It is so simple and so difficult to screw up, yet so few seem to cook it.

Most, including myself, …