Monthly Archives: November 2011

Ultimate Gift

Looking to spoil your home cook rottener than those pumpkins still on your front porch this holiday? Look no further! The next best thing to having a chef’s knife made by Bob Kramer himself, is having one of the limited … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 11.28.2011

As the dust from one of my favorite holidays settles, it is easy to reflect on the long weekend as a whirl wind. Weather you traveled many miles to gather lots of family, partied with friends, or made a yummy … Continue reading

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Porchetta Pt. 2 11.27.2011

The night before Thanksgiving I roasted the porchetta that had been dry aging for four days. It turned out wonderful! Mahogany crackln, unctuous belly, and juicy loin. This roast is definitely going in my repertoire of feast meals, it is … Continue reading

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Fish Before Feast 11.22.2011

With the Porchetta and the heritage turkey I am cooking in the next two days, I decided to eat solely fish for all meals before Wednesday. I only missed once, which was today at lunch when I had a sandwich … Continue reading

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Porchetta Pt.1 11.20.2011

Porchetta is a traditional Italian feast where a whole pig is boned, packed with herbs, tied up and roasted. I was determined to try a home kitchen version of this by using a 7 lb piece of skin on pork … Continue reading

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Lucky Peach 2nd issue 11.15.2011

I received word from the Momofuku team that the second issue of the Lucky Peach print journal is out. The theme for this issue is The Sweet Spot “the fleeting period of time when meat, fruit, chefs, athletes, artist, and … Continue reading

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Illegal Garden 11.12.2011

I thought I was doing pretty good with 14 potted vegetable and herb plants on a second story walkway apartment in Portland, but this guy in Brooklyn is a strait veggie G when in comes to doing dirt! Illegal gardens … Continue reading

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