On Being an Adaptable Cook in Any Home Kitchen

If you are like me and have logged more hours on Food Network rather than the latest in reality TV or DragonThrone or WalkingZombieDrama then you may have become the family foodie. You no doubt are asked for recommendations for restaurants in any geographical location and you are kept on speed dial when things go…

The Process of Making Ramen

I love watching B-Roll of ramen restaurants. It’s one of the main reasons I will watch documentaries on ramen. One of my favorites is here, on a channel I supported through Patreon. It’s one of the main reasons I am so jazzed for the upcoming Ramen Heads film. If you haven’t heard much about it,…

Cleaning up (boring, I know)

So if you have been keeping track I have been doing one style of ramen each week. That means some poor animal is sacrificed to the gods of ramen. Bones are split and blanched. Fat is rendered and flavored.  Broth is simmered and stored. Eggs are in constant motion. Toppings are crisped up and seasoned….

Moar upgrades

If you know me in real life (IRL) you may know that yesterday was my 40th birthday. Birthdays for me have always been a mixed bag. I have a fantastic set of friends who love nothing better than to systematically torture and revive me on my birthday. In recent years March 8th has always been…