Monthly Archives: October 2013

THE RECIPE AND LORE OF PATE A CHOUX

The kitchen I helmed in the summer of 2012 was chronically informal. The guests and staff  of this ranch in remote Wyoming traipsed through on a daily basis, helping themselves to fistfuls of spring mix and slabs of lunch meat whenever they fancied it. At first I allowed it to bother me to the brink […]

HOW TO GET YOUR NEW FOOD PRODUCT ONTO THE SHELF AT WHOLE FOODS MARKET

This is good. It’s scary good. This beyond my-mom-liking-it-good and beyond friends-encouraging-me-good. This stuff is good. For real. And now it must be shared with world. You pull the kitchen curtains a little more flush to ensure that spies do not witness the execution of your secret recipe.  Let them only have a mouth watering […]

FALLS FEEDS

Autumn has arrived. Time to break out a whole new wardrobe. Time to save a few bucks because the AC won’t be cranked so high. Time for football, woodsmoke, Dia de Los Muertos and a rearranging of the television landscape. The days get shorter. We fall back. We can wear wonderfully forgiving baggy sweaters to […]