Recipes

Simple gumbo finished with a good splash of Louisiana Crystal hot sauce

Simple Gumbo Recipe

I have always wanted to go to New Orleans, yet the opportunity has alluded me so far. So my goal was to visit there via my…

Morrocan spiced braised goat

Morrocan Braised Goat Recipe

The mere mention of eating goat tends to illicit a head tilting, bewildered look, normally followed with a half smile and something along the…

Travel, Stories and Restaurant Reviews

Farmers Veggies at Qui

Austin: Qui Review

Paul Qui is as close to Austin royalty as it gets. His East Side Kings have dominated the food truck scene, to the tune…

Pizzando with the Piglet

Healdsburg: Pizzando Review

Short, savory and simple is the best way to describe the menu at the Pizzando in Healdsburg. The former coffee shop and newsstand that…

Piglet

piglet in the kitchen

Sunday Family Dinners

One of my favorite traditions is our weekly family dinners. Everyone gets together, the piglets play and food and wine is shared. If everyone’s…

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Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweets and treats are not my thing. I’m a savory, salty guy to the core. But with it being the holidays, I felt the…

food

Sonoma County Fair

People look at me like I’m crazy. Crowds, overpriced rides, gut wrenching food that taste good… what’s to like about this wallet emptying experience…