I have had the pleasure of working with a small group of cooking school students for several weeks now in a series of classes I dubbed ‘Cooking from the Soul.’ My goal with this series of classes has been to … Continue reading Lose the Recipes – Cook from the Soul
I am one of those obnoxious people who lives for the subtle nuances found only in the best quality ingredients, for whom fast food drive-thrus don’t exist and a proper breakfast begins with plucking the eggs out of the hen … Continue reading That’s not bacon, that’s art
On this rainy Labor Day morning, sitting in a local coffee shop drinking tea (rebel), my mind is wandering in a million directions. I’m pondering the possibilities of my future, near and distant. I know I’m on the cusp of some … Continue reading Dreams: It’s never too late
People, people, people! What is a recipe? Is it a formula that guarantees success? I think not. Some of you need to adjust your expectations of recipes. A recipe is to cooking what training wheels are to bicycles: it’s a … Continue reading Recipes Do Not A Good Cook Make
10 tips to help you select cooking oils that are healthy and pure. Continue reading Culinary Oils: 10 Things You Should Know
You say “fat” like it’s a bad thing. Not at all! Your brain needs fats to keep your neuropathways slippery, er, well, something like that. Plus, … Continue reading A Cooking School Instructor’s Guide to Choosing Your Fat
Locavore noun lo·ca·vore \ˈlō-kə-ˌvȯr\ : one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible Are you a locavore? Do you support local agriculture and aquaculture? Or are you … Continue reading Locavore or Poser: Which are you?