Monthly Archives: October 2011

SURFACING // GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH WITH APPLE + SAGE

Wow. What a month this has been. When I embarked on this blog, there was a certain hope that it would be a path to something viable in the pursuit of the things I am most passionate about. But I didn’t know what form that would take, or when it would happen, or what it […]

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GATHERING SEA SALT | PADRON PEPPERS

A tangle of seaweed

Making my own sea salt is something I’ve long been interested in trying. But it’s not exactly practical. First, you have to do a little research to figure out whether or not the seawater you’ll be collecting is clean. Then, you trudge a large quantity of (very heavy) vessels from the beach. Next, you’ll boil […]

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ROAST CORNISH GAME HEN WITH PRESERVED LEMONS & BAY LEAF BUTTER

Cornish Game Hen with Preserved Lemons & Bay Leaf Butter

I thought that I had generated an awesome original concept with this bay leaf butter. But no, of course I am not the first person ever in the history of home cooking to consider adding herbs to butter. And yeah, David Chang totally beat me to it. A lot of these ideas come to me […]

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