Birthday Knives!!!

Birthday Knives!!!

What birthday gift do you get for a home cook that’s impossible to shop for? Japanese steel, of course. My wonderful wife got me a couple of knives for my birthday while we were in Japan. We were on Kappabashi Kitchen Street in Asakusa. This street is where...
Roast Beef – Sous Vide

Roast Beef – Sous Vide

My traditional Christmas roast isn’t turkey. I like to make a beef roast for Christmas. Since I now have a sous vide machine, this year’s roast was cooked sous vide and finished with a reverse sear in the oven. It turned out pretty good. It was medium rare...
Linguine alla Carbonara

Linguine alla Carbonara

I love pasta with carbonara sauce. It’s a simple pasta dressing that I managed to make much more complex. In it’s basic form it’s just pancetta, eggs and cheese. I decided to make this version with pancetta, bacon, garlic, wine, cheese and a...
É by José Andréas

É by José Andréas

É by José Andréas is a restaurant within a restaurant (kinda like the movie Inception). It’s an eight seat restaurant inside José Andréas’ tapas restaurant Jaleo in the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. That Inception reference is not far from...
Braising on the Grill

Braising on the Grill

It’s been hot here… really hot. Uncharacteristically hot. With lots of humidity. Spring was long cold and wet. It’s August and this is the first time that it really felt like summer here. I guess that’s why this hot weather feels extra hot to...

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