Tale of Two Tails

Maine Lobster Sausage with Fish Velouté Sauce

Maine Lobster Sausage with Fish Velouté Sauce: While traveling recently over a long weekend, I stumbled upon a Swedish restaurant off-the-beaten-path of Maine’s beautiful coastline. As always with any new restaurant, I like sitting at the bar for dinner and … Continue reading

Foie Gras Parable

Foie Gras with Strawberry Balsamic Gastrique

Foie Gras with Strawberry Balsamic Gastrique: Foie gras lovers face an uphill battle on a topic glazed in controversy, disdain, and even anger. A controversy that is both important, but at the same time, often misunderstood. Foie gras is not … Continue reading

Open Sesame

Seared Sesame Tuna Potstickers

Seared Sesame Tuna Potstickers: If goes without saying, but I truly love to cook. From highbrow overly complicated, to creative childhood comfort food, it’s the thematic process, purposeful actions, and the final results that make it fun. Asian dishes are … Continue reading

Rillettes Race

Seared Rabbit Rillettes with Rosemary Polenta & Wine Crème Sauc

Rabbit Rillettes: I was wandering aimlessly through the market recently like a bored child. Actually went in with no plan or otherwise list of anything to purchase, just seemed apropos at the time as it was a nice market. Much … Continue reading

Naan Traditional

Clam Chowder Pizza with Fennel on Naan Bread

Clam Chowder Pizza with Fennel on Naan Bread: The best chowder I ever made was on Nantucket years ago using lobster shells to make fresh stock, smoked bacon from a local farm, and seafood pulled from the ocean that very … Continue reading

Keep It Under Wraps

Philly Cheese Steak Wraps with Provolone Sauce

Philly Cheese Steak Wraps with Provolone Sauce: Was talking to someone recently and shared some important information they needed to know, but said “let’s keep this under wraps for now.” Most people can’t keep a secret to save their life. … Continue reading

Fatal Error


Grilled Moroccan Turkey Skewers with Crimini Fried Rice: For those that tried visiting this blog a few weeks past, you might have seen a “Fatal Error” message that prevented anyone access to the site, including administrator access. One of the … Continue reading

Ramp It Up

Ramp & Buttermilk Biscuits with Coriander

Ramp Biscuits with Cracked Coriander: With a wonky spring season and the onset of summer around the corner, we were scrambling to cook at least a few more of our many seasonal favorites. The winter was a long one, with … Continue reading

Pull Me Up

Ginger Pulled Pork in Lettuce Wraps

Ginger Pulled Pork in Lettuce Wraps: Reinventing yourself is something that many people struggle with, or at least are unconscious of, when it comes to careers, love, or life in general. Having a very specific source of inspiration or someone … Continue reading

Got Coconut Milk

Coconut Sweet Potato Soup

Coconut Sweet Potato Soup with Smoky Lentils: After skiing in negative degree temperatures this past Christmas, the idea of 40 degree January days would seem welcoming. However, 40 degrees on a damp day with thirty mile an hour winds just … Continue reading