This is a nudge in the general direction of cheese. Most folks don’t need much of a nudge. But still, do you know who produces cheese in your neck of the woods. I promise that with a little investigation…very tasty investigation…you might find that there are small-batch, high quality, interesting cheeses being made …click to continue Texas Cheese Board
Caviar is the ultimate badge of conspicuous consumption. And, for most of us, the lovely presentation of this food is so far removed from the fish from which it comes that I was utterly captivated when I began to look into its history and the current state of the caviar economy.
In my …click to continue American Caviar
Today, I’m speaking at a fundraiser for the Wichita Falls Symphony League. The talk about “Elegant Appetizers” will run the gamut from Texas Cheeses to American Sourced caviar. It is going to be a lovely evening! This is an e-magazine I created especially for this event with the help of my genius graphic designer Jane …click to continue Elegant Appetizers
A few days ago, I needed to go to Rex’s Seafood to ask a few questions about their hot smoked salmon. I wondered how I could also turn a chunk of their delicious salmon into dinner. The short answer is, “Unwrap it and eat it, dummy.” It is that good. You don’t …click to continue Salmon on Toast with Honey Tarragon Cream Sauce
The last time I made little pancakes on which to place bites of smoked salmon, I read a comment elsewhere by an irate Russian about the ABSOLUTE FACT that a tiny pancake is not blini unless it is made out of buckwheat. So I called mine little pancakes. Easy fix. I don’t …click to continue Buckwheat Blini