Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock

I find that chicken stock is by far the most used in our household of the different stocks that we make, or keep on hand.  It is a simple and wonderful way to add depth and flavor to so many dishes.  When the stock is …Keep on Reading…

Beef Stock

Beef Stock

A good beef stock is an essential “pantry” item that everyone should have on hand.  A homemade beef stock is even better.  It freezes well, and the flavors that will be brought to your dishes… well, if you make it once, you’ll find that you …Keep on Reading…

Fish Stock

Fish Stock

Stocks and broths are essential basics that everyone should have on hand.  While most grocers have a variety of stocks for purchase, I find that you simply can’t match a homemade stock. Don’t get me wrong, I purchase stocks too.  But a good homemade stock …Keep on Reading…

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Marinated in Mostarda di Frutta

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Marinated in Mostarda di Frutta

Mostarda di Frutta is an old timey Italian mixture of joy.  It can be used as a marinade or a sauce on just about any meat.

Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup

Everyone should definitely know how to make simple syrup. It’s a common ingredient in many-a-recipe, and is useful in making drinks for everything from a Mint Julep to the best damn Kool-Aid you ever had.

Wherever I Lay My Pot

Wherever I Lay My Pot

I’ve been thinking more and more in recent times that maybe I should have a change in my life.  I’ve been working in the same profession for over half of my life, and while I love the work, I’m feeling strangely dissatisfied with myself of …Keep on Reading…