High Energy

Cherry Scones (OK, from one of those Sticky Fingers mixes) are in the oven. Coffee is made (blend of Peet’s Aged Sumatran and an Ethiopian Yergachafe from Whole Paycheck) and being drunk. Tools are out, aligned and ready. Materials are all lined up and ready to...

Low Energy

It has been a rough week. I’m not really over the job loss and am already having to face up to the hard realities of living in the Bay Area with a mortgage and two kids and no income. I’ve gotten started on working on the house a bit. I tore down about a...

Around The World In A Bowl Of Rice

The fourth round of Is My Blog Burning (IMBB) is upon us and as of this morning there were 46 amazing entries. You can find them all here in Pim’s witty and tres gourmand blog.

Asparagus Lemon Risotto

I got very excited about this next chapter in the unfolding journey through the foods of the world that is IMBB (Is My Blog Burning?) The subject was Around the World in a Bowl of Rice and I had thought about my favorite basmati pilau with cardamom, cumin, coriander...

How do they do it (local organic rotisserie chicken)

How do they do it? There is a local restaurant/grocery that a few months back started selling hot rotisserie chickens. They come off the roaster at 1PM and 5PM. You can order them by phone and they’ll reserve them for you. They cost $7.95 per chicken. Now I know...