Let's be honest. Some food ideas sound amazing in theory but just aren't the greatest in practice. This is similar but not quite the same as my pancake failure. In that case, I was following a recipe created by someone else and not me throwing things together (for a recap, see Buying vs. Making Your … Continue reading Theoretical vs Reality Cooking
One of the most common theoretical life questions that I know of, in regards to food at least, is "If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be". Basically, people are trying to figure out what food you like the best, to the point you think that you … Continue reading One Food for the Rest of Your Life
Most people are aware that lasagna is made with lasagna noodles. The noodles give the dish its name. Lasagna noodles make lasagna and fettuccine noodles are used for fettuccine alfredo. I understand this. However, within the last couple of months I have made my own version of lasagna. Basically, I have removed the noodles and … Continue reading Lasagna?
I have a thing for buying old recipe books and reading through them. I love reading the recipes and wondering why on earth some of them were created. One of the recipe books that I have is called Luchöw's which is based off the now gone restaurant. That restaurant was famous in New York City … Continue reading Old Recipe Books and Lost Restaurants
Getting the motivation to cook can be very hard. It isn't easy to gather the ambition or energy after getting off of work to cook. Sometimes even the basics can be overwhelming after a long day. You might have to talk yourself into wanting to cook something. There are times however you find yourself ambitious … Continue reading Motivation to Cook
What do you think of when you hear American food? Do you have something in mind such as apple pie or do you think that there may not be such a thing as American food? Rarely do we even think about what is considered American food. It can be somewhat easy to think of a … Continue reading Stereotypical American Food
In my last few posts, I have discussed the value of foods being brought back in time for the time traveler looking for a gold and silver alternative. There are some foods that have value in reverse to the ones previously mentioned. These foodstuffs were cheaper in eras past than in the modern world. These … Continue reading Culinary Souvenirs for the Time Traveler