Perfect Sunny Side Up Eggs
Please excuse the braggadocio, but these are the best sunny side up eggs I’ve ever had. With fully cooked whites that are tender from top to bottom, and a thick yolk that flows like warm ganache, it takes the best parts of a poached egg and combines them with the ease and beauty pageant good […] ...
Grilled Brussels Sprout Salad
The Brussels sprouts, a much maligned vegetable, has recently enjoyed a comeback thanks to it’s nutritional content. But most preparations seem to pair them with pork. I set out to figure out if the meat is really necessary to make the diminutive heads of cabbage tasty. With the help of some ...
Roasted Red Pepper
Bell peppers are a fantastic way of adding flavor, sweetness and color to dish, but the simple act of roasting them amplifies their sweetness, umami and flavor elevating them from simply delicious to utterly magical. That’s because the Maillard reaction turns the reducing sugars and amino acids ...
Oyster Rice (Kaki Meshi)
Because the waters around Japan become warm in summer, oysters are typically only eaten in months that include an “r” (September through april). With the end of oyster season rapidly approaching, I found a half pound bag of shucked oysters at my local supermarket on sale for about $7 and couldn’t
Cucumber Snap Pea Salad
I’ve never been a big fan of “green salads” because they’re about as interesting as a stale piece of pre-chewed gum. But that doesn’t mean I don’t like green things or salads… They just need to be interesting. With crunchy cukes, crisp snap peas, fresh mint, and sharp feta cheese brought together