Cauliflower Soup with Roasted Cauli 'Croutons.' A soup for Cauliflower haters. Seriously.

Food Snob Chronicles — A Cauliflower Soup for the (Cauliflower) Haters

Confession: I’ve always enjoyed munching on a cauliflower floret, or two on a vegetable tray. Raw cauliflower.  Then, I met the love of my life, who happens to prefer the steamed version. No, she’s not a 90-year-old who cannot stomach anything that must be chewed. Neither is she someone without taste buds. She just believes […]

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Steak myth debunked

Top-notch steakhouses don’t bring steaks to room temperature before cooking. Why should we? In fact, a refrigerated steak placed on a hot grill will reach ‘room’ temp in a matter of seconds — without the added risk.

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Cauliflower Soup with Roasted Cauli 'Croutons.' A soup for Cauliflower haters. Seriously.

Food Snob Chronicles — A Cauliflower Soup for the (Cauliflower) Haters

Confession: I’ve always enjoyed munching on a cauliflower floret, or two on a vegetable tray. Raw cauliflower.  Then, I met the love of my life, who happens to prefer the steamed version. No, she’s not a 90-year-old who cannot stomach anything that must be chewed. Neither is she someone without taste buds. She just believes […]

Thai Grilled Chicken (Gai Yang) — Give your neighbors grill envy. Take a culinary trip to the streets of Bangkok.

The Unorthodox Epicure — (Recipe): Thai Grilled Chicken

Imagine this scenario: You pull into your driveway after a long day at work; you exit your car and the first thing that hits you is the aroma of whatever is cooking on the neighbor’s grill.  Oh, you’ve planned your menu and have insisted on sticking to it. But your Aunt Martha’s famous tuna casserole […]

Cabbage, Italian White Bean & Italian Sausage Soup — Stick. To. Your. Ribs.

Food Snob Chronicles — Cabbage 101, and a nifty soup recipe

An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup. — H. L. Mencken, American journalist, satirist Ah, cabbage. On one hand, it’s an Orwellian example of living within the confines of Big Brother. On the other, it’s the label on a very […]