Archive for April, 2010
I can’t tell you how awesome it is to come home tired from a long day of work and have a delicious meal waiting for you from your wonderful wife. Ok, I can tell you – it is really awesome! It was such a treat to have Marney cook a delectable and simple meal for me, and trust me, I hope this is a trend that continues. The combination of tomato, basil, and parmesan are classic and she presented it in a refined yet comforting way. Thank you Marney for being such a sweet and thoughtful wife, and for always knowing how to fill my love tank (read: stomach).
One of our goals in writing this blog is to introduce newbies to the joy of cooking. The first key is to not be afraid to fail or make mistakes. I can’t emphasize enough how important this is! Think about what flavors you like and what ingredients you want to cook and just go for it. I’ve messed up so many attempts at meals along the way to discovering new combinations and dishes that I really love. Some of my best home-cooked meals were ones that I just whipped together with whatever was lying around. Like anything worthwhile, it takes practice and thought. And always have fun doing it, because no matter what, the worst thing that can happen is . . . you have to order takeout.
The outside is inviting, large glass windows adorned with plants and local artwork. Come inside, you’ll notice more plants, more art, and cozy tables inviting you to sit down and relax with a friend or a book in this comfy, cool atmosphere. Toward the back you will notice the coffee counter and the deli area, adorned with homemade tuna and chicken salad, muffins, breads, pies, and cakes made from scratch. Another room opens up in the back with additional seating, a full service bar stocked with local brews, and a stage for live music and almost nightly special events. [ Read the full article ] »
My mom’s philosophy on cooking is basically her philosophy of life. Keep it simple, healthy and pure, be creative, and season everything with lots of love. That is why everything she makes tastes so good. [ Read the full article ] »
I love beer, and I love dessert. Chocolate especially. Is there a beer to go with that other than the obvious chocolate stout?