All posts filed under: Apologies

All Stuck Up – Chicken Paella, on a Stick

I know at times, it seems that I’m all in for making simple food look impossibly difficult – 76.4% of my recipes should attest to that. But, let’s clear the air here. Contrary to what you may think, it’s not that I want to frighten the bejeezus out of you so you’ll Never want to try them. It’s that:  * I believe in being thorough. There’s nothing… Nothing.. I hate more than a recipe that leaves things off the list… it really cranks my rice krispies. * I believe you should have everything you could possibly need spelled out. Because, let’s face it. Left to your own devices, some of you wont read the entire recipe, or will make  * your own substitutions, or just get the general gist of the instructions and “Damn the torpedoes – Full speed ahead!” – – -and then complain because it didn’t turn out right. * I believe, that given exhaustive instructions, anyone can cook what I give you. And really, that’s the beginning of trying anything new. Read …

Radio Silence

Snort! Ahem… . . . Where am I?… and who are all these people looking at me? Its embarrassing… coming to the realization that I’ve been away for over a month. It’s kinda like falling asleep in a staff meeting only to wake up to the fact that you’ve been drooling on your notes for the past 10 minutes and your face has magically adhered to the table. I’m not really sure what happened. I took a couple of weeks off to begin planning a destination wedding – I went to the beach – I got a tan – I met with a lot of purveyors  – I got really tan –  I did a lot of cooking… and then, my brain went on hiatus. God only knows where it went. (I hope it had fun.) But, mercifully, I’m back. and don’t worry – I’ll be getting to the food in the next post. I do want to say Thank you to all of you that have continued to visit the blog in my absence …