The Most Dangerous Game

I am both a recipe cook and an a-little-of-this-a-little-of-that cook. What I don’t often do, however is deliberate adaptation. Sure, I substitute ingredients here and there, but never with a specific flavor and texture profile in mind. This, I think of more as substitution. Adaptations are intimidating. Adaptations can quickly point out just how much… Continue reading The Most Dangerous Game

Everybody loves salad!

This week was a week of poor morning planning. Translation: I didn’t bring my lunch to work as much as I normally do. One day when I was wandering around wondering what I was going to buy for lunch, I noticed that Potbelly’s had a sign in the window for some new salads. So, I… Continue reading Everybody loves salad!

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Beet salad

My love affair with the beet is still in it’s honeymoon phase. I had never known, upon glancing at the pedestrian root vegetable that it could be so delicious. However, recently I came across a recipe for a beet salad that I knew I had to try. I modified the original recipe in a few… Continue reading Beet salad

Week off

Ironically, I cooked less on my week off from work that I normally do. So I found myself on Saturday with the urge to go at it in the kitchen. Armed with that same issue of Bon Appetit magazine, I made Warm Escarole Salad with Goat Cheese, ┬áHard-Boiled Eggs, and Bacon. To go with it,… Continue reading Week off