THAT’S HOW COOKS ROLL IN THE KITCHEN

Many have written about the make-up of line cooks– what makes them tick? What is evident is that the best cooks are complicated characters, yet fairly easy to generalize. Having worked with a wide array of individuals filling the ranks of cooks I feel comfortable making some generalizations. This does not attempt to look at…

The AMERICAN FARMER and YOU

THE FARMER’S DILEMMA I have never done this – I have never used my blog to post an article from someone else, but this one was too compelling.  I could write pages on my feelings about this, but the author of this article said it much better than I ever could.  Let me simply say…

IN THE KITCHEN: EVERYONE’S DIFFERENT – EVERYONE’S THE SAME

This story may not be true – but it could be. “We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.” -Jimmy Carter Chef Michel looked around his kitchen and reflected: “What an incredibly diverse group of people who are keeping this kitchen afloat.” The…