Dear Okra, I love you but….

A few years ago, I had a conversation with a friend wherein slimy okra was the subject matter. Have you ever sautéed okra? Nine times out of ten it gets all Slimer circa Ghostbusters and while the taste isn’t affected, it’s a little tough to get down. This is one of the main reasons I…

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Greens for Carnivores

A little over a year ago I bought the Nom Nom Paleo cookbook on recommendation from my friend Guido. Who subsequently made me a delicious lunch from the recipes in it. That meal had a really delicious kale recipe from Nom Nom that I could eat everyday. Bacon, kale, lemon….enough said. Here’s the one hang…

Recreating a Restaurant Fave

Back in the day, there was a restaurant called Gargoyles in Davis Square. I frequented there because two of my good friends were friends with the chef and best buddies with pretty much the whole staff! So it was always amazing service. But the real reason to go there was the hoisin duck confit. It…

Missing My South Africa

It seems like life has really taken me away from my blog! I apologize to those of you that look forward to reading. But for now, I’m back for at least another one more! As some of you may know, I just to back from South Africa! What an amazing trip it was! Not only…