Last year I had the privilege of visiting the fair land of Nicaragua, where I endured hellish bus trips on the worst roads on Earth, was caught in monsoons, harassed by soldiers who didn’t believe Australia is a country, flooded out of my bed, and got smacked in the face with a chicken. Good [...]
I was having dinner at a brewery with my girlfriend Kristin last summer and noted they served beer ice cream floats. I remember trying to imagine the bitter draught complementing the sweet cream and couldn’t quite make it there, so when I found Guinness-Milk Chocolate Ice Cream in Lebovitz’s The Perfect Scoop this summer, I [...]
Nothing to be afraid of.
To continue with my twin fascinations of charcuterie and seeing what kinds of preposterous havoc I can wreak in a tiny kitchenette, this week’s recipe is for home cured beef. I found this technique in Fergus Henderson’s The Whole Beast. People in America know of Fergus Henderson, if they know [...]