Tuesday, February 24, 2009


Here was a nice little article about some mushroom inoculating we did a couple of weeks ago. Also a great picture of Colleen and Gabriel:
Roanoke Times

Monday, February 23, 2009


I love coffee the only thing I am missing is a Clover (Unfortunately Starbucks bought this little company and now they are few and far between). But my birthday is soon:)
Two great coffees from Intelligentsia. I am currently savouring the Yirgacheffe and waiting to try the Ndaroini

Sunday, February 22, 2009


Thanks Tyler for pointing these brilliant videos of folks talking about there books/philosophies/Ideals Here are a couple I've enjoyed so far:
Eric Ripert
Marco He has some great things to say about the new generation of cooking as compared to how he came up in the kitchen.
Anthony Bourdain I love the Cat Cora stuff at the end
Johann Bruyneel
612 videos so far I hope they keep coming they are very interesting.

Saturday, February 21, 2009


My Daughter Ella really loves bacon. We will get her straighten out on the process.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Ice Cream

Kids don't care about the ice crystals in ice cream but they love going from no dessert to Ice Cream in no time flat. Thanks for the liquid nitrogen Tyler


our first batch of charcuterie is done. soppressata and saucisson sec. Next up Lonzini, Lardo, Braseola and Copa.