Honey Butter

Honey Butter

  It always helps to begin with the beginning. I’m pretty sure that is a bee in the picture. I got close, but I did not want to get that close. Bees, of course, are endangered. Suzen and I attended a seminar so we could have our own hive. The problem with doing that...
Savory Butters

Savory Butters

Yes, that’s a graph up there. A recipe graph. Have you ever looked through a “single topic” cookbook and gotten a little overwhelmed or curious. Suzen found a book called Flavored Butters by Offerico Maoz. He’s an Israeli chef and his tidy, interesting little book has...
Jalapeno Butter from Fresh Mexico

Jalapeno Butter from Fresh Mexico

  Summer corn and butter. That is a classic combination enjoyed around the world. But in corn-country, the United States, more corn is consumed by people than anywhere else on the planet. And while that simple combo of corn and butter is the favorite, new ideas appear...
Grilling a Steak and Maximizing Meat Flavor

Grilling a Steak and Maximizing Meat Flavor

While nothing beats a great steak, we often struggle to attain that greatness. How often have you, or someone at your table, reached for salt, and salt, and salt, to get the flavor boost you are convinced that steak needs. Of course, there are the endless lines of...