Blueberry Balsamic Sauce over Chicken

Since I have been enrolled in cooking classes, I have become obsessed with sauces. I have always felt a lot of food was “dry” and wanted to add some taste to it. Sauces do just that; they turn the boring and the mundane into lush & beautiful. Where a...

Southern Food/Road Trip

Currently I am traveling through the states of Tennesse, Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama. Why you might ask? For a couple reasons. First, I love to travel and want to go to all 50 states. I have always wanted to go to this part of the country. Second, I want to eat...

Braising

 A very full plate with all the Braising class creations.  Chef Todd Leonard taught a Braising class at Orson Gygi last Thursday. Previously, I discussed here about taking a Soup class from him. It was wonderful. The concepts of braising include: combination...

Garden Espresso Cafe

Last Friday a wonderful Title Rep took me to lunch. She recommended Garden Espresso Cafe in Murray. I have never heard of the place and wondered if it was a coffee shop serving a pre-packed sandwich. When I arrived at the Title office and got a tour of their new...

Indian Cooking; among other delicious things

Eggplant and Tomato Dish My wife Rachel works with a fabulous home chef/foodie. She has been cooking for many years and first learned in Italy. Having heard so much about her and food she has brought in to work, I was excited to finally meet her at a 4th of July BBQ....