Quick Deviled Eggs

So Joe and I got to playing with the video camera early this spring, just to have some fun. (Please excuse awkward editing moment.) Also, it’s a bit on the longish side (6:30) so if you want to cut to the chase, the point of this thing happens between 2:30 and...

Salumi in America

On our trip to Italy, Brian Polcyn and I saw a lot of new cuts we weren’t familiar with, so as soon as we returned, we made plans to break down a couple of pigs Italian style, bringing in chef Jay Denham, who was recently back from five months staging in Italy. ...

Misleading Food Labels

It’s our own fault. We alone are responsible for our own stupidity. We can’t expect big business to have our best interests in mind, nor expect the media to stop ringing the all-in-one Salt-Is-Bad! Fat-Is-Bad! alarm bells. Big companies want to sell us...

Father’s Day

As Christopher Buckley writes in his extraordinary memoir, Losing Mum and Pup, this indeed is the happiest story there is, that I know at least: The grandfather dies.  The father dies.  The son dies. I’m midway through this story and pray it continues as told. ...