My rating: 4 of 5 starsEric Ripert is a well-known, Michelin-starred chef at one of New York's best restaurants, Le Bernardin. He grew up in the Andorra region of France, where his mother was an excellent cook, but insisted that the kitchen was no place for a boy. He adored his father and was devastated … Continue reading Friday Review: 32 Yolks: From My Mother’s Table to Working the Line by Eric Ripert
I'm going to try something new here for the winter season. I want to do more baking this winter, because, well, I like to bake! I don't do a lot of baking in summer because it just heats up the house too much, and when the weather is already hot and humid, no one wants … Continue reading Wednesdays in Winter: More Baking!
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoy Anthony Bourdain. He's not your typical celebrity chef, and lately has somewhat gone off the radar of the television star chefs. His show, "No Reservations", was a favorite, and I particularly enjoyed the journal-like musings at the … Continue reading Reveiw: Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain
As I mentioned last week, the BaldMan had a partial knee replacement done on 5/7. He's doing well, but with somewhat limited mobility (he's using at least one crutch most of the time), and some discomfort still, he has not been doing the cooking like he usually does. I've taken over. It's not too bad, … Continue reading Monday Musings: Notes from the Kitchen