Archive | July, 2012

Mexican Month: Sweet Tamales

A tamale is a sign of promise, a corn husk wrapped promise. They look like the original packaged food. Peel back the husk and check out what treat waits within. You pray for a lard enriched corn wonder dough. Although it can turn out to be a steaming pile of bland stodge. Air pressure and […]

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“The Geneva”

Lately I’ve been kicking it at the house, coming up with sandwich combos and trying to find that perfect bite to bread ratio; the balance between too wet and too dry. Looking into the annals of my sandwich history for inspiration, I came across this surefire survival sandwich. I dub it ‘The Geneva’: a simple […]

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B-movie Buffet: Knightriders

Prologue:   Spawned from an earlier outing to see “Hobo With a Shotgun” and enlivened by an intense bowl of noodles, I thought it was time to create my own dishes to go with a few hit flicks that stoked the bubbling cauldron of movies condemned to the mainstream masses shit-list. Dishes paired with the […]

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Mexican Month: Chilorio

Ok, I hope you didn’t take my promise of a month of Mexican dishes too seriously(the promise). Yep, it’s just past halfway through the month and I’ve put up my first post on the subject. What a dork.  I’m on it and it will now carry on into next month and basically whenever. The more […]

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-Blue Plate Special-

Here is your midweek special: hamloaf, cornbread and greens in a fish sauce vinaigrette. A bit of the old country and a touch of south east Asia makes this dish a melting pot of American dreams – Happy 4th of July. Looking forward to a visit from my nieces and nephews next year. What should […]

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B-Movie Buffet: Red Dawn

Prologue:   Spawned from an earlier outing to see “Hobo With a Shotgun” and enlivened by an intense bowl of noodles, I thought it was time to create my own dishes to go with a few hit flicks that stoked the bubbling cauldron of movies condemned to the mainstream masses shit-list. Dishes paired with the […]

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