My variation. Once again I start with a basic recipe. In this case the Ghirardelli chocolate recipe. But the last time I made brownies was around Christmas and there was ridiculous amount of food and chocolate in the office. I doubled the above recipe. Ingredients: About 8 oz of chocolate total 2 Lindt Dark… Read More Brownies


Seasoning Cast Iron and a Carbon Steel

Wow! your frying pans <cast iron> and wok <carbon steel> are so well seasoned! How do you do that? I keep scrubbing the seasoning off of my mine. My response varies from flippant to more serious. Just use them! Stop scrubbing so hard! Take them camping. Read the Serious Eats blog: Kenji Lopez-Alt… Read More Seasoning Cast Iron and a Carbon Steel

Recipe “Research”

In case people are wondering how I decide which recipes to try or how I kludge things together… Well I usually start by searching google. For Chinese stuff, I look first and see if any of my “usual” websites have the recipe. They are: The Woks of Life Carolyn Phillips Serious Eats Use Real Butter… Read More Recipe “Research”