A recipe for making crispy home fries, with just a little kick.
Competition-grade chili with grocery store ingredients.
“All things are created twice; first mentally; then physically. The key to creativity is to begin with the end in mind, with a vision and a blue print of the desired result.”
"When you cook, you do more than simply pay attention to the season and place, to ingredients that are close and fresh. When you cook - when you really cook - you pay attention to your past. When you cook, you welcome ghosts, and you honor them."
--Michael Ruhlman, "A Return to Cooking"
"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to."
--J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Lord of the Rings"
My notebook concerning making french breads.