Whoopie pies and woofie pies: kitchen adventures with friends.

My friends Kendra and Kapil recently got hitched at this epic Hindu-Christian Indian-chow New-England-lobster-bake affair in Maine. Two wonderful, loving families brought together by two amazing people WHO SERVED UNLIMITED AMOUNTS OF SHELLFISH AND BUTTER CHICKEN HOLY F*CKING HELL THAT WAS AMAZING. I’ve limited experience with New England food culture – not counting all of…

Full-Fridge Sushi: leftovers, the Rice Cube, and Bacon. Because, Bacon.

Today, we make sushi. Yes, I realize that there isn’t a sliver of tuna* to be seen above, and that’s on purpose…because it’s pretty clear that many folks out there enjoy eating sushi, but when it comes to handling raw fish and assembling it themselves…they’d rather leave it up to the chef behind the counter…

Freshly ground awesome. | The Spice House | Kitchen Stuff

This post about The Spice House here will come as no surprise to anyone serious about cooking in the Chicago/Wisconsin area. If you use herbs and spices, if you like them of the highest quality, and if you like them cheaper than the ancient musty overpriced jars at the supermarket – point your browser and…