I've been trying to learn how to properly cook beef. By properly, I mean to my taste. I don't like super rare beef, nor well-done. Slightly rarer than medium rare? Also within my means, since I don't exactly have the finest cuts, and I have a single gas burner and a cheap frying pan. For… Continue reading Beef
No ambitions today. I did try a new simple bread recipe. It's pretty good and, of course, fresh from the oven.
Love me french fries. These are fancy like, fancy fancy. Parmesan and truffle fancy. This must be how the other half lives?
I like pawing through second hand shops, especially when you find something that makes you go ???!? Today the roving used books fair popped up in Shinjuku station. No weird things, but I found some interesting postcards and a bromide anyway. 🙂
I miss dill pickles. Specifically, I miss my mother's dill pickles, as there is nothing as good, anywhere. She also made pickled onions. Well, pickles and canned everything. I remember it being a Production. Pickles (tsukemono) are a thing in Japan, and I like them well enough, but they're different, no mistake. One thing that… Continue reading Pickles
It's been so long, and it isn't quite the same as I remember. Maybe it really needs the oats? Still, very good. Shouldn't-have-made-it-because-I'm-going-to-eat-it-all good.