Eat more fast food! Salmon and Brown Rice.

(recipe follows) Fast food can be from a rice cooker. In the morning before work I set up my rice cooker with 1/2 cup of brown rice and a large pinch of long grain rice. I lay a piece of salmon, a stalk of celery, and some sliced shallots with a bay leaf. One cup of water and a jigger of dry Vermouth, set the rice cooker to turn on at 11:30 and I’m off — I have to make money to cook. Just before I get back my apartment fills with… Read More

Lunch: Savory Cauliflower Truffles, Braised Turnips, Greens, and Brown Rice with Mellon Granita for dessert


Play with your food! Cauliflower Tart

(recipe follows) I have a friend, Paul, who was always after me to take photos of what I cook. I really disliked doing it. Stop. Snap. Restart. Then hope it looked like what you made. I started this blog using my iPhone — which was okay, but I’m competitive. I unpacked my point and shoot — Nikon Coolpix S9300. I was learning, so it was okay — then the auto mode broke. What to do? Well, I bought a new camera, a Nikon D7100. I’m still looking for the lens, though I’m… Read More