• St. Louis Ribs, 72 Hours Later

    From the moment I took the job opening up this steakhouse, I knew I was going to purchase an immersion circulator. While I never took any interest in molecular gastronomy, sous vide cooking was something that I valued as a cooking method. Sous Vide applications use actual foodstuffs, not that the ingredients in molecular gastronomy …

  • Scallops with Cauliflower Puree

    Lately, I always feel guilty when someone asks me about my site. I’ve been unable to post recently due to a various set of circumstances and I feel if they get on the site, they’ll be staring at the same article for a month. But fear no more, I am here with a new recipe …

  • Moving On and Heirloom Tomatoes

    We’ve all heard the phrase ‘one step up, two steps back’, but as simple as that statement is, it’s no truer than ‘one step back, two steps up’. I find myself thinking about the latter phrase in light of a new position I have taken at a restaurant outside of the corporate world. I’m leaving …

  • This Salsa IS a Salsa

    Originally Posted: 06 Oct 2009 12:13 AM PDT As chefs, we too are artists, and we, as artists, tend to take liberties with that which is traditional in trying to create something new. To do this, we use quotes ‘like this’ to inform the diner that this is ‘my’ interpretation of whatever I might be …