Table Talk

I am light years away from God’s gift to cooking. But I’ve been around the block once or twice. Here I’ll share thoughts and stories about my past life, and give you tips and my general opinions on things kitchen related, without getting into any sort of recipes.

 

…Of Cooking with Music

Music is a powerful force. It can heal emotional scars or create them. I’ve always had a deep love and appreciation for music. Well, I used to. I was heavy into it with my finger on the pulse of all the newest albums and tracks. Not to mention the love I had for Choir singing and performing in Musical Theater, but that’s a different street on Memory Lane. Nowadays, it’s a completely different story. While …

Ask Not What Your Pantry Can Do For You…

Even the most resourceful housewife cannot create miracles from a rice less pantry.                                     ~Chinese Proverb   Unfortunately, not my pantry 🙁 If cooking a meal was a war, the pantry would be your armory. And if you want to win that war, it has to be stocked and loaded with everything you need. Ok, maybe not everything …

.. Of Spices

Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I’m taking with me when I go.                                           ~Erma Bombeck Imagine… You’ve cooked the perfect steak. Charred on the outside, nice juicy and pink (or red if …

I Can Cook & So Can You!

Cookery is not chemistry. It is an art. It requires instinct and taste rather than exact measurements.                             ~Marcel Boulestin There are hundreds, if not thousands of secrets in the culinary world. If you were to lay down all of the secrets side by side, it would create a chain that could go around Earth twice. …Or something like that. These secrets …