Category Archives: Recipes

Sometimes detailed and sometimes just a summary of recipes that I cook

Just 16 tiny razor blades…

In a single row Jaccard meat tenderizer. I never knew these existed until it was brought up in Volume 3 of Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking. First I will give you a couple of shots of the … Continue reading

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My Favourite Vegi Meal…

is Cauliflower Cheese! You have to admit the sedate cauliflower needs a little help to elevate itself from being a side covered in gravy to a full meal. A friend of mine gave me some white stilton cheese the other … Continue reading

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It was a Dark and Stormy Night…

I wonder if Snoopy liked chili? Today was a dark and stormy “Summer” day in the UK and so I thought it was time to crank out Drew’s Soon To Be Famous Chili recipe. This chili requires at least 3 … Continue reading

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Food Toys to the Ready…

we are cooking a Modernist Burger. I came across this the other night while reading book 3, Animals and Plants of the Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking series. Page 86 is How To: Cook the Perfect Hamburger … Continue reading

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In 1988 the UK had a big problem…

which was Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy or BSE as it is known. It was a terrible time to be a cow for sure, but for an Iowa boy raised on beef it was food hell. I did not want holes in … Continue reading

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Sometimes I look forward to leftovers…

more than the main meal. I like: Left Over Best Ever Lamb Left Over Pot Roast And now we have: Left Over Open Face Meatball Sandwiches. Yesterday I made my son’s favourite dinner which is Spaghetti and Meatballs. And I … Continue reading

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Cloudy with a Chance of…

Meatballs. This week I was on holiday with my kids and I asked them what they would like me to cook for them. My daughter chose Pulled Pork Sandwiches, and my son chose Spaghetti and Meatballs. These take some time … Continue reading

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Modernist take on a…

cupcake. My daughter and I have been watching a new food show called: Kid in a Candy Store. Also while on holiday we bought a bunch of lollypops from Costco, and one of the favourite ones is called a drumstick. … Continue reading

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Pull the other one, take two…

In preparation for the pork being done, took some Pink Lady apples and cut them up. Into a saucepan that has a tight fitting lid, along with a tablespoon of sugar and 3 tablespoons of water. Give it a stir … Continue reading

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Pull the other one…

Sorry I have not been blogging, but it is the summer holidays and the kids have been hanging out at Dads. We have been eating well: pizza, smoked chicken breast, sweet and sour pork (tarted up of course) , and … Continue reading

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