Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tempering Chocolate

Given that our friends the Scripters are in town, I guess it’s about time that I finally get around to writing about the lesson Cheryl gave me in tempering chocolate when we saw them in New Orleans earlier this summer. … Continue reading

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Summer Risotto

Here is some risotto we made on Friday night from some summer vegetables we had laying around.  I think it included tomatoes, corn, and some fresh herbs.  I used water instead of stock, and the effect was lighter and less … Continue reading

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Cooking on the Road

I’ve cooked in a lot of rental kitchens over the years. Condos, rental houses, the ‘Mardi Gras hotels’, even a couple of Residence Inns. The most consistent attribute of rental property kitchens is the fact that you will be disappointed … Continue reading

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