Review:  Los Mariachis Mexican Restaurant Boise

Review: Los Mariachis Mexican Restaurant Boise

I’m not going to say this is the best Mexican restaurant I’ve ever eaten at, but I am going to […]

Jun 15, 2011     1 Comment
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Recipe: New York Strip Steak with Port Bleu Cheese Reduction

Recipe: New York Strip Steak with Port Bleu Cheese Reduction

I love the tangy bleu cheese and sweet port wine combination of flavors in this reduction sauce atop a perfectly […]

Jun 14, 2011     No Comments
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Pig’s Ears Wild Gourmet Mushrooms

Pig’s Ears Wild Gourmet Mushrooms

The Pig’s Ears mushroom (Gomphus clavatus) is in the Chanterell family, and is found at the same time and areas […]

Jun 11, 2011     18 Comments
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Food Adventures in Malaysia:  Day 5, Langkawi

Food Adventures in Malaysia: Day 5, Langkawi

Day five. Today marked the beginning of an incredible weekend trip to beautiful Langkawi; Malaysia’s tropical “get away” paradise.  What […]

Jun 8, 2011     1 Comment
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Focus Ingredient: Onion Powder and Garlic Powder

Focus Ingredient: Onion Powder and Garlic Powder

If I have a “secret” ingredient in my cooking, it has to be Onion Powder.  This is a must have […]

Jun 6, 2011     8 Comments
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Food Adventures in Malaysia:  Day 4, Kuala Lumpur

Food Adventures in Malaysia: Day 4, Kuala Lumpur

Day four. One of the most wonderful things about traveling to different parts of the world is trying different fruits […]

Jun 6, 2011     2 Comments
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Food Adventures in Malaysia:  Day 3, Kuala Lumpur

Food Adventures in Malaysia: Day 3, Kuala Lumpur

Day three took me to the base of nearly 300 stairs up to Batu Caves, a holy Hindu worship ground.  […]

Jun 6, 2011     5 Comments
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Recipe: Four Bean Chorizo Stew

Recipe: Four Bean Chorizo Stew

I love love LOVE this dish!  It is so freaking delicious.  It’s rustic yet elegant, simple yet sophisticated, sweet yet […]

Jun 5, 2011     5 Comments
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Review:  Sno Shack Boise

Review: Sno Shack Boise

You know that saying, “when hell freezes over?” Well, if it ever froze over with the spectacular gourmet shaved ice […]

Jun 4, 2011     1 Comment
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