The KKF Bookshelf: How to Cook Everything

If I were stranded on a deserted island and could only have five cookbooks (er, deserted except for access to any and all ingredients, kitchen supplies and cooking implements) one book that would definitely be among them is How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman. You may know Bittman as The Minimalist. He has aContinue reading “The KKF Bookshelf: How to Cook Everything”

Sausage & Peppers with Hash Browns

I am lucky enough to have a wonderful friendly neighborhood farmer who occasionally offers to his inner circle fine items he makes from his pastured meats like bacon, bratwurst and sausage. Recently I got a few pounds of an amazing somewhat hot Italian sausage that he made. At the same time, I ended up inContinue reading “Sausage & Peppers with Hash Browns”

Old Faithful vs. The New Hotness

The week before last I prattled on about my favorite kitchen gadgets. This week I thought I’d also thought I’d relate the story of one of my biggest gadget kung faux pas in recent years. I’ve had my trusty Cuisinart food processor for about ten years. I love it, and it’s just as powerful now asContinue reading “Old Faithful vs. The New Hotness”

Mutiny Worthy Dressing

Everyone has their food memories of the holidays. There’s something about growing up with culinary traditions that keeps them completely ingrained in us so that as adults we can almost feel like kids again when we have those foods. The taste, the aroma…the violent mutiny. There are some things you just don’t mess with. MyContinue reading “Mutiny Worthy Dressing”

The KKF Bookshelf: The Flavor Bible

One of my favorite cookbooks is not a cookbook at all, but more of a handy manual guiding you on how to become your own hero in the kitchen. Ok, maybe not. Or why not…all depends on your definition of a hero. This amazing book is The Flavor Bible*. I was turned on to thisContinue reading “The KKF Bookshelf: The Flavor Bible”