Cooking Thermometers and Batteries too

Well I’ve had lots of different and inaccurate ones at that, but five years ago, I got a Thermopen which is expensive at $79 but as Cook’s Illustrated has pointed out super reliable and Grill Seeker too The main issue is that it does seem to chew up batteries pretty quickly particularly if you forget […]

Medos Vodka

“Medos”: is another love of Johnza’s is vodka. Here is one via Europe that you can only get from a Montana distributor It is hard to find, but “froogle”: says that Internet Wine “Store”: has it.

Microwave Oven Reviews

“GE Spacemaker II 1 cu ft 800 watts stainless steel JEM31SF”: It figures that 18 months after we buy a microwave that it dies. We are stuck on GE mainly because they haven’t change the user interface and the thought of learning more than one is terrifying. Lists for $249 (stainless), but the regular colors […]

Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict New York: What Is Eggs Benedict?. An entire website dedicated to Egg Benedict. A delicious Sunday meal. Fast facts: * “Easy Eggs Benedict”: * “Food Network”:,,FOOD_9936_8502,00.html. A classic recipe 2 English muffins, split, toasted and buttered 4 thick slices ham or Canadian bacon, warmed 4 poached eggs 1/2 cup Hollandaise Sauce Hollandaise Sauce: […]

Christmas Kitchenware Recommendations 2004 Another good things for the Christmas lists. Here’s someone in Atlanta that has a great selection of super high quality cookware. My personal favorites (that I thought I blogged, but can’t find now): * “All-Clad Cookware”: Top rated in many places. The most durable is the brushed aluminum of Master Chef 2 , but […]

New Years Eve 2002 Dinner

Connie put me in charge the night before, so I was more than a little nervous. Finally decided to do Southwest as a theme because I just couldn’t get pumped about Greek. We use the Pasqual cookbook. It’s a terrific restaurant in Santa Fe. We had an incredible menu thanks to the efforts of Phil, […]

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