Mothers Day

May 10, 2017 Chris Dawson

The kids wake up early, hoping not to wake mom. Dad gets up to supervise the cooking. Brunch is delivered to mom in bed. This is how's it's done, and has been done for decades. It's usually something simple like burnt toast, egg, OJ, maybe some rashers on the side. This year lets do something a little different. Don't worry, you can still burn the toast if you want. Cloud Eggs A simple upgrade to eggs that looks amazing To whip up the cumulus-y creation, just separate the yolk from the whites. Whip the whites until they’re stiff and arrange...

Eating Well-Jamaican Curry

January 16, 2016 Chris Dawson

Jamaican Curry. Not as well known as Jamaican Jerk, but just as tasty. You can make you spice blend at home and have it ready at a moments notice. Combine 2 tbsp each, of Cumin Seeds, Whole Mustard Seeds, Anise, 3 tbsp, Coriander Seeds, 1 tbsp, Whole Allspice, and Fenugreek Seeds, and 5 tbsp Turmeric. Use a spice grinder, or mortise and pestle, grind to a fine powder, and store in a tightly sealed jar. Store in a cool dark place. Okay, so now that you have this curry blend ready. Let's put it to use in a dish. Jamaican...

Winter Time,...Slow Cooker Time

January 12, 2016 Chris Dawson

Winter time, offers time to let dinner cook slowly. A bit of prep in the morning yields a fantastic meal for dinner. Using Ancho Chilies, New Mexico Chilies, Chicken Stock, Cocoa, Cumin,  Tomato Paste, and Texas Champagne Hot Sauce. You can make a dinner fit for a cool winters night, when you just want to stay inside and hang with the family. It might take a while and a little planning, but I assure you, it will be worth it. Recipe Here.