Monthly Archives: August 2012


Playing With Squid

Again, I find myself at the Asian market shopping for seafood that I just can’t find at the major grocery chains. This time the target is whole squid and, luckily, they had plenty. My intention was to make black ink rice for a paella dish, but that subject will be left for another day. With […]

Horse and knight

Show Them Your Warface! A Day At The Renaissance Faire

The Renaissance Faire. Oh yes, The Renaissance Faire. Up until this weekend I have never been to one. Not surprising, if you know me, since just the idea of it conjures up every little thing that annoys me all wrapped up in one weird festival of wack jobs. Oh, let’s go get dressed up in […]

pork belly

Asian Style Braised Pork Belly

Thinking back to my childhood, I remember Sundays as a day when we would most likely have a roast or some form of a meal that maybe took a little longer than beans & wieners or SOS. Subconsciously, I guess I continue to do this in my house as it seems to be the day […]