Sources: Kalustyans

Kalustyan’s is a great source for specialty groceries you can’t find anywhere else. Walk into the first aisle and you will find a wall filled with several different brands of bitters and flavored syrups. A little further down are another two cases of hot sauces.  In the corner is another wall dedicated to different types ofContinue reading “Sources: Kalustyans”

Easy Pickled Jalapenos

Forgive me father for I have sinned (I imagine the late James Beard to be looking down at me with disdain from his kitchen in the sky).  It has been two weeks since my last post, and in that time I have twice eaten takeout pizza, and once I even had Taco Bell.  But itContinue reading “Easy Pickled Jalapenos”

Carbon Steel Fry Pans, Oh Yes I Do!

Non-stick pans skeeve me out.  Teflon and other high tech coatings may be relatively harmless, but only up to a certain temperature, at which point they start to give off toxic gases.  I also haven’t met a non-stick pan that doesn’t scratch or peel, whatever promises they make.  So then you have to replace itContinue reading “Carbon Steel Fry Pans, Oh Yes I Do!”