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Charcuterie follow up

Well, the time has come to taste the Pancetta and the Guanciale (pig cheek).  Drum roll please….the Guanciale is AWESOME! Salty, but not overwhelming, meaty, minerally, wonderful.  There were three cheeks, and they’re just about gone.  We’ve been slicing them … Continue reading

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Charcuterie, my new favorite word

Recently I have been reading ‘Charcuterie‘ by Brian Polcyn and Micheal Ruhlman, and I find myself mesmorized by the contents… I’ve done Duck Breast Prosciutto and Duck Confit. Both turned out well for my first try, although the prosciutto was … Continue reading

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Ah, the holidays

Sorry I’ve been gone so long, the holidays aren’t easy around here, what with the business, the family, football, well, you get the idea… As for the food, well, that’s why we’re here, no? We’ll dive right in with the … Continue reading

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Turkey Day is upon us!

I hope you all had a wondeful thanksgiving holiday, I know we did.  As important as the holidays are for gathering family and friends, they are even more important in terms of cooking, no?  I deep fried my bird this … Continue reading

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Burger Night

We did burger’s at the house this weekend, but not just any burgers, I knew I had to step it up. The challenge was thrown down by a wine collector friend of mine to pair a burger with 2001 Caymus … Continue reading

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Colorado Cheese Festival, day 2

I finished off the Cheese Festival on Sunday, it was concluded with a Grilled Cheese cookoff.  I was pleasently surprised to see that one of the judges was one of my chef instructers from culinary school.  His name is Andy … Continue reading

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Colorado Cheese Festival

Went to the Cheese Fest today in South Denver, great time, but, wow, that’s a lot of dairy products to put into your belly.. I did end up with some great stuff to bring home, and there were alot that … Continue reading

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Wow, I really get to talk about food!

I’m starting this in hope that there are people out there who might find the random musing of a catering chef interesting. Do you exist, who knows, but I will post this everyweek in hopes that you do. I’m not … Continue reading

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