I Know People — Who Know Food & Wine!

If I were a wine snob I'd try to impress you that "I know people."  But since I'm not -- and I think wine is something you should enjoy because you like it, and because it goes great with food, instead I'll tell you the truth: (with your best teenage voice)  Ohmahgawd!  Guess what I [...]

I Know People — Who Know Food & Wine!2017-06-08T17:47:46-06:00

The Thermomix Has Landed! First: Read the Directions

What Pisto should look like  You know the jokes about men not reading directions and putting a bookcase together -- only it comes out looking like a Rubik's cube?  Well, I guess it's time to break the myth that it's only men. Guilty. The Thermomix arrived on Tuesday (instead of the anticipated Wednesday) [...]

The Thermomix Has Landed! First: Read the Directions2017-06-29T18:54:41-06:00

The Thermomix is Coming, The Thermomix is Coming!

I feel like a kid at Christmas.  At the same time I'm a little  (OK,  a LOT) embarrassed at the indulgence of buying a stupid-expensive kitchen appliance. The first time I saw the Thermomix, I was fairly rational.  "I have a food processor.  I have a mixer.  I have an oven. I don't need to [...]

The Thermomix is Coming, The Thermomix is Coming!2017-01-23T17:01:41-06:00

What’s That In My Chocolate?

Photo from Always Hungry NY So, I'm on a little vacation across the way in Italy, and we go out to dinner the first night there.  I'm thinking this is the hotel receptionists' cousin or brother or something and that the food will be mediocre at best.  Not. The place is a family [...]

What’s That In My Chocolate?2017-01-23T17:27:48-06:00