On the shoulders of giants

You guys know I usually like to wing it in the kitchen, right? It's certainly not a surprise to poor Gil, who has to deal with my creations. (Btw -- sorry for that particularly meh quinoa salad I made for dinner recently, honey!) But sometimes I do the thing up proper-like and follow real recipes … Continue reading

’08 Advent Calendar, Day 15

What? Like I'm not going to make truffles at Christmas? I adapted Alton Brown's recipe by adding minced mission figs to the ganache, and while the truffles were delicious, they were truly a lot of work. I may just leave this one to the experts in the future. For the 2007 Advent Calendar, click … Continue reading