Category: Food

On Being a Food Snob

Foodie

Someone asked me just now if I’ve always loved veggies and gourmet food. Here’s my response that I thought I’d share on here: No, I wasn’t always a foodie. In fact, I was a lot like you a few years ago. I’d eat Mac and Cheese all the time, hot dogs, and when I went…


The Proper Way to Hold a Knife

Chef Knife

I thought I’d share how to properly hold a knife. This method is taught in all the professional cooking schools, and will prevent you from getting needlessly cut (or dicing a finger off), and also make cooking a more enjoyable, stress-free experience. I present to you two pictures on how to hold a knife: Notice…


Happiness in a Box

Wingstreet Restaurants

Growing up being into spicy foods and having a father that enjoyed sports bars meant that I got to try every imaginable buffalo wing flavors and heat levels. After so many years of that, only a few places stood out, with wings that had unique flavors or unbearable heat levels (usually these kind of wings…


The Joys of Fresh Herbs

About a month ago, we planted a basil plant in our little garden walkway.  Normally I was buying fresh and dried herbs from the supermarket, and they were pretty expensive.  I always assumed to grow your own little herb garden, it requires a lot of attention and care, but that’s not entirely true.  Besides the…


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