Cooking for Lazy Gadget Phreaks

Problem: You’re a 40 plus year old man who’s done little more than scramble an egg, and you’re getting royally sick of fully cooked chickens cut into quarters and two slices of cheese pizza from the local joint. Cooking? Hmm. Seems kind of labor intensive, plus there’s the fear of knives and too many ingredients. The answer came in a … Read More

Love Sloooow Cooking?

Daily Eats is proud to present CrockPotter, a passionate journey on the joys of slooooow cooking by a passionate sexy Palestine Jew, who is truly a living peace process. CrockPotter shares with us his secret delights in crockpot cooking while he liberates us from the chains cooking by phone numbers.Enjoy his first tasty entry:“Cooking for Lazy Gadget Phreaks”.

Daily Eats review: Elle, Country Wine Restaurant, Tucson, AZ

My brother, Tom, was on business in Tucson from Massachusetts so we decided to drive from Phoenix to meet him on Sunday for lunch. Not knowing Tucson very well I contacted a blogger friend, Michael Bryon, who recommended Cafe Poca Cosa. All excited I called Cafe Poca Cosa, but they are closed on Sundays. So opted for Claim Jumper, only … Read More

Holy Toledo! it’s a Burrito of WMD!

Well what do you know we’re now seeing WMD’s in our food! “A call about a possible weapon at a middle school prompted police to put armed officers on rooftops, close nearby streets and lock down the school. All over a giant burrito. The drama ended two hours later when the suspicious item was identified as a 30-inch burrito filled … Read More

Devilicously Denver

Saturday morning was a delicously warm sunny day in delightful Denver. This day we were to dine with with my doubly-pregnant cousin, Patricia Pierce. The marvelous Melissa Grossman (formerly of Zefer), who should’ve been at our ladies luncheon yesterday but I was too jet-lagged to think strategically like that, joined myself and Tery at Devil’s Food Bakery. I had a … Read More

Mile High Dip – Mead Street Station

Greetings. I come to report on a Cheese and Artichoke Dip at the Mead Street Station in Denver, Colorado. It was thick. It was cheesy. It was okay. I give it 3 bread sticks. The date: Tax Day. Friday, April 15th, 2005 The time: Roughly 2:00 PM The place: Mead Street Station, 3625 W. 32nd Ave., Denver, CO 80211. The … Read More

Chinese Phoenix Rising

I admit that I’m one of those New York snobs who, when visiting a foreign land, only wants to sample the local flavors. For instance, when I’m in the Southwest, I prefer to stick to Southwestern fare with a flair. Well, on my recent trip to Phoenix, AZ, I was pleasantly surprised by a delicious journey into an even more … Read More

El Tovar Breakfast of Champions

When in Rome, have pasta. When in Colorado, have steak! That’s my motto. And that’s what I was going to have for breakfast on Thursday, April 14th, which was also the first official day of the reopening of the Grand El Tovar Hotel. Well, technically there was an opening the night before, but this was the first breakfast! From an … Read More

Cheese Obsessed or Possessed

For all you cheese lovers! The New York Times, Dining and Wine has a great article on cheese by Dana Brown. A lovely piece, which extols the richness of American cheeses, the obsession of cheese lovers and cheese knowledge seekers. The article touts one of my favorite New York cheese shop’s Murray’s in Greenwich Village. Murray’s a New York icon … Read More

My Pyramid Scheme

Instead of My Pyramid it should be the new government Pyramid Scheme to get us to eat right. $2.4 million indeed! What a waste of our tax money! I think of al the schools that could have used this money. The goverment should considered hiring Edward Tufte. Mark Hurst on This Broken illustrates the old pyramid vs new. Comments are … Read More