Ode to Ensui Uni

7 March 2010

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Ode to Ensui Uni

Tonight I got my second shot at Kata Robata‘s Ensui Uni sashimi, and it was well worth the $14 for a wee bowl of the jiggly goodness. I sampled a bit of this yellow-orange treasure a couple of weeks ago at Kata Robata, my favorite local Japanese restaurant.  Chef Hori introduced the uni, which is […]

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Warning. The Photos Will Make You Hungry.

23 August 2008

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Carrie Pacini of opmom.com is quite an inspiration in the kitchen.  She makes it all look so easy! I just read a post over at opmomblog.com that I need to share.  I need to share it because 1. the photo of the chicken with cherry tomatoes made me hungry just now, and 2. because it […]

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Italian Wedding Ice Cream

7 July 2008

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Over this past July 4th holiday weekend, I got the urge to buy an ice cream maker. Part of this urge was no doubt the result of a little OpMom.com inspiration. See, the lovely ladies at OpMom posted a few recipes for “Italian Wedding” goodies over in the recipes section of OpMom.com. If you dig […]

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Salt Chocolate

31 January 2007

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A co-worker of mine brought me some chocolate from Slovenia made with the “virgin” salt from the local salt beds…. damn.  Not much more to say, but if you have never had chocolate with a noticeable kick of salt.  Get some.  Here’s what I tried

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This makes me a little sad…

16 January 2007

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I like a good steak now and then.  My husband… could eat filet oscar 3 meals a day for a week and not get tired of it.  We really like Smith and Wollensky.  We went there on one of our first dates in New York, and it is just one of our special places… even […]

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