Category: Sel Gris de Guerande’

Feeling Saucy! – Filet w/ Grilled Asparagus & Brandy Mushroom Cream Sauce

  Do you know the difference between mother and daughter sauces? Should you? Does it really matter? Probably not. But for the sake of a brief education (no, you can’t claim any continuing education credits for this one) we should review the five mother sauces.… Continue reading

Thinking about – National Food Month

  Really? We need a month to celebrate food?  Says who? And why? (maybe it started out as someone’s not so brilliant April Fool’s joke…and then the idea stuck?) Oh, and it’s also Gardening Month.  Good to know.  NOW I’ll go out and get my… Continue reading

What’s at steak? – Salting your proteins!

  Spring training started this weekend. Summer time is just around the corner and grill masters everywhere will be dusting off their mitts, tongs, skewers and other outdoor culinary paraphernalia. Cooking the perfect steak (or burger, or pork chop) can be quite the challenge. You… Continue reading

Thinking about- What’s IN a name?

  In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet we are introduced to the concept that the names of things don’t matter, only what things are. Juliet soliloquizes (speaks her thoughts out loud) while on the balcony, in part stating that “a rose by any other… Continue reading

Liberty Market & Gilbert Farmer’s Market – “Double Market” Community Dinner

  The joy of sitting down to a meal prepared by someone else is more than just relaxing, it can be completely liberating. Mind you, the bar is set ridiculously high for anyone attempting to cook for us because, frankly speaking, we are SPOILED. The… Continue reading

SuperAwesome Superbowl Slider #1 – Blue Cheese Spicy Squash Burger

Slowly browse your way through any of your local grocery stores and there in the produce section you are likely to find something that just doesn’t belong. It’s kinda like a really bad “Where’s Waldo” game. There in amongst all the wholesomely delicious fruits and… Continue reading

Rare Breed French Toast

  Monday morning. Ugh. The weekend is over. It’s back to the grind – off to work, or get the kids to school. Fight traffic, encounter grumpy rude people and try to rely on the memories of less stressful weekend mornings gone by to get… Continue reading

Build a better burger!

  You don’t have to call yourself a meat-a-tarian to appreciate a DELICIOUS burger. But we all know that those things don’t just grow on trees. Some of the finest burgers to ever sit alongside the humble french fry were born from a lack of… Continue reading

Get Well Soon! – Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup

  It’s that time of year again… no, the New Year’s resolution discussion is for another day. We’re talking about cold and flu season. You’ve seen it all before. Sniff. Sniffle. cough. Cough. COUGH. Hang on Enid here comes a lung. “Oh I’mb so miserable.”… Continue reading