For recipes: Best Recipes from Cook's Illustrated or anything from these thorough Brookliners. Although Joy started me down the path; love it.
For fun: Steingarten
For not-so-fun but knowledge: Mcghee
For depth and passion: ...
I'm with hipjoint. And I love good knives.
The difference between the $100 knife and $4900 knife is that the $4900 knife cuts 49 times better.
No really. The really expensive japanese carbon steel knives are repeatedly tempered...
Lobsters can do kooky things.
Here's one. Couple of years ago I sat down to eat a lobster prepared the same way, cracked it open, and it was full of a black crude oil like substance. Thick raw crude. I should have taken it to the...
Dinks easy recipe (sorry if it is repetitive):
Meat: Ground chuck (1/3) and ground sirloin (2/3). Don't add anything. It's a burger, not a mini meatloaf. Home grinding is clearly superior if you have time. If you do decide to...
Beautiful veal. The only hangup I had was the wine was to fruity, I used Sauvignon Blanc but should have gone with a dry and loamy chardonnay.
Side of simple homegrown chard.
Microwaved a hot pocket for lunch. blich.