Tim Ferriss’s ‘4-Hour Chef’ Guide To Learning – Business Insider

Tim Ferriss's '4-Hour Chef' Guide To Learning - Business Insider Tim Ferriss’ new book, "The 4-Hour Chef" is definitely about learning to cook rapidly. But it’s also about learning just about any skill. He writes: "Whether you want to learn how to speak a new language in three months, how to shoot a three-pointer in [...]

December 3rd, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Getting the Blues – Mini Guide to “Blue Cheese”

If you want to understand the wide world of blue cheese, start by getting to know these four classic, flavor-forward styles. IF YOU SEE SOMETHING labelled simply “blue cheese,” don’t trust it. Just think: If someone handed you a sandwich filled with “meat,” or your glass were poured high with “alcohol,” you’d recognize you were [...]

October 8th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Strawberry Soup With Mint and Crème Fraîche

Chef Harrison Keevil of Brookville Restaurant in Charlottesville, Va. shared this recipe. "This soup changes from bite to bite. It goes from sweet to savory and back," he said. Strawberries are the main ingredient, so use the best ones you can find. Hands-On Time: 20 minutes  Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes  Serves: 4 to 6 as an [...]

July 11th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Cardiologists Concoction

….because cardiologists need to make a living too! This is a fabulously simple, hearty, quick, delicious dish that you should feel thoroughly guilty about as you go for your third helping.  It’s got everything to make your taste buds say YES! and your heart to say NO!!!!The best way to prepare this dish is to [...]

July 9th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Sticky Blackberry Barbecued Pork Ribs

Berry Season 101 You can get good-quality berries in most markets now through the end of summer—and raspberries and blackberries last into the fall. But each berry has a slightly different peak season: Strawberries and blueberries are approaching their peaks right now, while blackberries and raspberries are at their very best later in the summer, [...]

July 8th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Pick Berries for Dinner

This time of year, berries abound, and you can only bake so many pies. Luckily the diminutive fruits pack enough pluck and flavor to lend complexity to a main course. If the idea of using berries in savory dishes gives you flashbacks to 1980s-style raspberry vinaigrette, buck up. The recipes offered here, like blackberry pork [...]

July 7th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

OMG Meatloaf

OK, I admit it.  I’m obsessed with my new meat grinder and I’m now a passenger with the Mad Hatter’s grinding device. Adventure?  Or road trip with insanity?  That question, partially, will be answered tonight when we know about the results of a strange concoction that forever more will be known as “God Help Me [...]

July 6th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Counter Intelligence: Lazy Ox Canteen

A look at Lazy Ox Canteen in Little Tokyo. The restaurant has a new chef, Perfecto Rocher. Just a few words about Michael Cardenas, the proprietor of Lazy Ox, and the Cardenas brothers, who I know well from my restaurant days and when I was running Rhino Chasers Microbrewery.  The Cardenas brothers are brilliant restaurateurs.  [...]

July 1st, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Love at First Sip

Ready to start your morning with an enlightened spirit, rather than the feelings of a rude-awakening? We each may have our daily routines to jump-start every morning, but in any case if coffee is part of yours make sure to keep on reading to find out my secret to the best cup of coffee. Just [...]

June 18th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

The Perfect Father’s Day Gift – A Cuisinart Meat Grinder

I’m in heaven! My wife and kids just gave me a father’s day present that I’ve been dreaming of for a long time…a Cuisinart Meat Grinder. If you have never had freshly ground meat made into fresh burgers, taco meat, meat loaf, sausage, steak tartare…you are missing a small part of heaven.  Freshly ground meat [...]

June 17th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments
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