86 This: Smearing Food as a Plate Element

These are all dishes enjoyed on my recent trip to San Diego. However, every one of them employed a cheffy device that I’m done with: smearing an element of the course across the plate. I would like to ban the practice because: 1) I don’t like the look of smeared food. My mind instantly goes…

Raves and Faves 25

If you love cooking, eventually you might find yourself hanging out at your local farmers market, asking farmer types if a chicken’s eggs match the color of her ears, and whether chicken ears are visible. If you’re lucky, the farmer will give you a friendly smile and an answer that satisfies your curiosity without ridiculing…