A COOK’S PRIDE

Pride is defined in both a positive and a negative manner. To some, pride is something to avoid: “An irrationally corrupt sense of ones personal value, status or accomplishments.” – Wikipedia – Or as some would label it: “ego”. On the other hand, pride can be viewed in a positive sense: “A humble and content…

THE WELL-SEASONED COOK

In cooking – when you get it right – the right ingredients, the well executed cooking method, the caring attitude of the cook, and the seasoning based on a cook’s palate that has been refined over time – the end result is a memorable dish; a dish that gives people pause when they taste that…

THE HEAT OF THE KITCHEN

It’s August and the latest data points to July (last month) as the hottest on record for the United States. Think about that – it has never been hotter than this since records have been kept! While others may think about those lazy summer days with toes in the beach sand; an iced tea, gin…

THE STORY IN A COOK’S HANDS

Your hands are incredible tools. Think about these hand facts for a moment: There are: 27 bones in the hand 17 muscles in the palm alone and 34 others that control the fingers and thumb 123 ligaments in each hand 48 nerves 30 arteries 25% of the brains motor skill sensors are dedicated to the…