Feeding a child

How do you feed your child? Do you cook something different from what you are making? Do you child proof the recipe of the dish you are making? How good of a palate does your child have? Does your child help in the kitchen? Do you let them take over when they know the recipe?…

Fall Baking

The season isn’t quite here but we’ve had some cooler temps recently and it’s put me in the mood to bake. I enjoy baking, but only in the colder months. Something I haven’t mentioned yet on this blog is that I eat a gluten free diet. Due to some dietary restrictions I have found it…

Learning

I’ve started reading “Salt Fat Acid Heat” by Samin Nosrat so I can get away from following recipes and start creating them. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy trying new things and following a recipe of a dish I think is good, but I want to be able to go into my kitchen, look in…

Exploring the grocery store

If there is one thing I look forward to more than cooking it’s grocery shopping. The grocery store is where you get to pick the flavors for your recipes. Where you can decide in the moment to make an asparagus salad instead of leeks and potatoes because the asparagus looks appetizing. You can peruse the…

Makin Bacon (the smoke)

At the end of the last post we were at the stage of letting the slab of pork belly rest uncovered in the fridge overnight. Drying it out a bit to help the smoke stick. This next step is where I think the next level of flavor happens. You can dress up the bacon with different…