Category: Recipes

Canapes, Cooking, Gourmet in the Field, Recipes

Tomato Melts

One of the best received vegetarian appetizers I have encountered during my time in kitchens, these little bites taste a bit like pizza on toast and a bit like caprese salad. I’ve made many hundreds of them, since they were a permanent resident on the banquet menu of the Colorado restaurant where I spent three […]

Cookbook Roulette, Cooking, Gourmet in the Field, Recipes

Cookbook Roulette #9 – When Dialects Differ

Have you ever followed etymological click bait and read detailed paragraphs about the invisible differences between American and British usage of what is apparently the same word? I’m referring to things like ‘boot’, ‘bonnet’, ‘jumper’, and ‘biscuit.’ Every once in a while I’ll have a moment of epiphany when I track down another difference and […]