It’s that time of year again when chefs look forward to spring produce. Here in Colorado, the farmers markets open again and we start to see the first of the peas, favas, asparagus, ramps and rhubarb. If you ask any chef when their favorite time of the year is to be cooking, I would bet [...]
This post is going to be a little different, mainly because I haven’t finished the sauce yet. I’ve done a little research and I’ve put together a recipe I’m hoping will work. While you can find plenty of hot sauce recipes on the web, I’m fermenting mine in a charred oak [...]
One of my culinary heroes is the Earl of Sandwich. A guy who, off the cuff, created what is in my opinion, the most profound culinary delight of all time, the sandwich. Were there other similar creations throughout the world in different countries and cultures? Probably, but I’m sticking with Lord Sandwich.
My family will [...]
In my new role at my ‘day job’, I spend fair amounts of time researching trends, restaurant concepts, cuisines and what is new and happening around the country. In this role, my menus are no longer fine dining, nor am I looking to be ahead of the next trend. I’m creating food that is comfortable [...]
Hurry up and wait. That’s what life has been like for me since I began photographing the cookbook. It’s a fabulous opportunity but an arduous task. Between the 60-70 hours a week at the restaurants, there has been another 10-15 hours a week photographing, waiting, photographing, editing and uploading photos. There hasn’t been much time [...]