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Why I am Leaving the Restaurant Industry

My love of cooking began at home, with my dad. I enjoyed the time, the process, the flavors, later the creativity as I began cooking alone. 996 more words


Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

I may be many things, but I am not a foodie.  While all manner of specialty cook books, reality cooking shows, and celebrity chefs proliferate, my appetite is unstirred.   705 more words


Mis En Place

For many years my friends and family have written me for cooking advice, recipes and ideas for dinner. As I inundate the people around me with food porn, cooking links, line cook rants and a plethora of bakes sweets they’ve asked me ‘Why don’t you start a blog?’. 44 more words


The Relaxed Chef

Would you trust this young man to cook all the meat for your neighborhood party?

Grandson Nathaniel didn’t change his pose when I stalked him with the camera. 88 more words

How it is: Chapter 2

“Where are we with the beignets?” A dark skinned young woman, sporting a blue-denim apron looked over towards the pastry section of her kitchen. “Chef, they’re on their way.” A slim Asian girl with pale skin and long dark hair, tied in a ponytail replied. 1,946 more words

Story Series


“There’s nothing worse than a feeling of being lost.”

-Chef Daniel Boulud

These are such important words from a chef and restaurateur whom many consider one of the worlds finest at his craft. 1,536 more words

The Asshole and His Horse

attempting to run through the flames

I’m a firm believer that you shouldn’t beat a dead horse. The horse has already experienced the thing people fear most, no not public speaking, I mean death, and by beating it further, you only make yourself look like an asshole. 656 more words