Archive for June, 2007

tempeh trials

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

The tempeh story: Once upon a time there was a girl who thought tempeh came from a magical place and underwent a laborious process in which fairies danced and chanting was necessary for the tempeh to be produced and brought to market. This girl revered her tempeh for its nutritional content, tastiness and versatility. She […]

Super cool online cookbook for caterers or anyone who wants life to be easier.

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

My husband is happily immersing himself in a much needed field: that of the online cookbook. There is no single program out there that functions efficiently and is easily editable. After finishing my cod at school and spending countless hours costing out each recipe in my menu and figuring out food cost percentage and yield […]

Hooray for tempeh!

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

My first relationship with soy was the obvious soymilk on my cereal, then tofu. I don’t think I knew what tempeh was, even after my mom brought home some store tempeh called “fakin bakin” which was not like bacon, but fun. I didn’t understand it well enough to embrace it and bought it rarely because […]

Day 17: kokonut kombucha final product!

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

I chilled a bottle of kombucha after 5 days in the bottle and it’s perfect! Crisp, full of bubbles and muy refrescante. Matt likes it so much that we’ve already drank the whole batch and another one is brewing.  I can’t handle the carbonation in soda but this is a different sort of bubbles.  Happy […]

COD planning continues.

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

So far I’ve plated my entree (but it’s too ugly to post), my appetizer and here’s my dessert. My first attempt was quite embarrassing. Somehow I had the brownie in a triangular shape and I quenelled the ice cream and my dessert became a vagina on a plate. I think this plating is much more […]