Complexity of Thai + Chinese

http://holykaw.alltop.com/chef-ramsay-makes-pad-thai-for-thai-chef-fails-utterly-video Check this video.   He also failed big time at dim sum. People look at Thai and Chinese (whatever that means because there’s so many different regions and it is one of the most complex countries in terms of food) as simple take out places but for instance, the best dim sum places in[…]

Worst thing for a Chef

The worst thing you can doas a chef is underestimate the palate and sophistication of your customer and overestimate your own skills. Most restaurants don’t taste seasoning, or know how good the product CAN taste because they only know what they know- it is limited.       

My Optics of choice right now

  ZEISS…been around forever. super clear, awesome awesome optics. http://www.eurooptic.com/zeiss-victory-prf-8×26-t-pocket-laser-rangefinder.aspx?gclid=CPjXkO2ymckCFdKGfgoddy8HDw My zeiss victory rangefinder is fucking badass. I can shoot the laser on something up to 1200+ yards away and it will shoot me back the distance.  In hunting, optics (binoculars, scopes, rangefinders) are your eyes so it’s very important to spend money on good[…]

I fucking love Soup.

It’s cold as F here now.  Super windy.  My balcony’s plants are getting tore up by the wind.  I lost my wallet this past week, chasing a turkey around the neighborhood lol.  Lost my credit cards, debit cards, insurance cards, and like… 60o bucks. I had to cancel a trip to Montana because I had no[…]

Pressure cooker or low ?

The beautiful thing about food is it’s half science half art.  Certain techniques produce a certain result.  I’ve read other chefs using pressure cookers to make stocks.  I tried it and I don’t think it creates the desired result.  You’re doing a stock on too high of a heat, when the best flavor and viscosity[…]

happy outdoorsman.

back when I was active on the spearfishing forums, everyone was posting pictures of fish, nobody was posting the amazing meals they were making with it.  It was important to me to bridge that gap – to tell the whole story and really make it about the whole process.  Now, I see big named divers[…]

A Poem by Tecumseh

“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service[…]