Monthly Archives: April 2011

Pate De Campagne pt.2 4.30.2011

If you have ever attempted to cook something you have only ever ordered in restaurants, and it ends up reminding you of ¬†dishes you have ordered in restaurants… then you know what I am talking about! The pate turned out … Continue reading

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Pate De Campagne pt.1 4.28.2011

Keeping my new meat grinder in good use led me to trying my hand at a Pate De Campagne today. It is a country style pate, which are distinguished by their coarse texture, the meat is ground but not pureed. … Continue reading

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Confit Spring 4.28.2011

One of the oldest forms of food preservation, gentle cooking in fat can heighten any ingredient and its subtle nuances. Most are used to hearing the word duck attached to the word confit, but you can confit almost anything. As … Continue reading

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Lucky Peach 4.27.2011

Iconic chef David Chang, owner of Momofuku is gearing up to launch his new quarterly iPad app Lucky Peach. It is scheduled to be out in May and will share his intense look on the world of food. Each issue … Continue reading

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75th 4.26.2011

Don’t¬†think I was gonna leave you out on the home cooked meal that went down this last weekend for my dad’s 75th bday in Cali. Both of my brothers were there and they are both rad cooks, so it was … Continue reading

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2nd Date 4.25.2011

This last weekend I was in Palm Desert for my dad’s 75th birthday party, so besides lots of great food and fun I visited the famous Shield’s Date Garden. It was my second time there, the establishment is best described … Continue reading

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Little Big! 4.22.2011

Recently I was craving a really great burger, and I remembered driving by a new-ish joint in Portland’s pearl district called Little Big Burger. So I dropped in on one…so great! The atmosphere is clean, the menu is simple and … Continue reading

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