How Not to Make a Pumpkin Pie

November 20, 2009
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I don’t bake pies; I am explicitly forbidden from doing so by article seven, section four of the non-alignment treaty I signed with She Who Must Be Obeyed when we were married. Crisps, refrigerator pies, tarts: all of these are permitted under section five, but I’m not allowed to prepare and bake a true pie […]

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Inside Tony’s Head

October 28, 2009
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Anthony Bourdain has turned to the realm of animation to purge the demons that plague his sick, twisted mind. The level of insult he’s permitted with No Reservations isn’t sufficient to express his true thoughts about some aspects of the food celebrity business, so he’s launching Anthony Bourdain’s Alternate Universe as a web-only series in […]

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Meet Little Gordon

September 4, 2009
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I‘m not sure how I missed these ads that imagine what chef Gordon Ramsay was like as a boy. He certainly didn’t mention this behavior in his autobiography Roasting In Hell’s Kitchen. Be sure to look at the other two ads: Canteen and Restaurant, which play off his campaign for healthier eating and Kitchen Nightmares, […]

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Desserts, Demystified

May 27, 2009

Dave Kellett, author/artist of the Sheldon web comic, provided this helpful graph on Sunday: You can view it full-sized here. And, for the record, I couldn’t agree more with his exhaustively researched conclusions.

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