A Good Morning starts with “A Good Morning”

What do you think makes a good morning? Waking up before the alarm goes off? A spouse who makes coffee? Getting a shower in while there is plenty of hot water? A tiny eponymous restaurant in Los Alto is betting…

Mad Scientist Plum Sorbet

Using liquid nitrogen is a nifty trick for making sorbet. It is incredibly fast, making sorbet in maybe ten minutes. LN2, as it’s known by aficionados, is not that hard to come by; many welding shops carry it (do a…

Sangria Scallops with warm salad of wild rice, English peas and sweet corn.

Seared scallops are often finished with a sauce made by deglazing the buttery searing pan with white wine. For a change, we try deglazing it with a fresh peach sangria blanca. It not only celebrates the arrival of summer, it’s…

can't do castro point thursday…

can’t do castro point thursday, going to a funeral. want a iowa porterhouse?

I can't stop eating roast corn…

I can’t stop eating roast corn. Soak unshucked corn in water for twenty minutes then grill hot as possible 10 minutes on each side.

Low-carb diet, but craving potato chips?

Throw a handful of grated Parmesan on a low heat skillet until brown for crunchy low-carb chips.

Scramble two ways

The scramble is a great American invention and a gift to the home cook. An omlette takes three years at the cordon bleu, but a scramble is as easy as mix yolk and white, then add heat. Don’t listen to…

SFO Breakfasts

Flying is trauma. Without planning, that trauma can be magnified by a breakfast of Pringles and coke. Know your airport breakfast options. These are taken from SFO, but the rules apply to most major hubs. Slowest: the reason you couldn’t…

Teriaki Guy

World famous, but not for cooking, Guy Kawasaki shows his chops http://tinyurl.com/5h3bae

Speedy South beach Scramble

The South Beach Diet is a miracle of efficacy and health for loosing weight, but if you use it for any length of time manage weight, you discover breakfast dissolves into a haze of eggs. You can cook them fried,…