Daily Food: Scrumptious Pork Chop

Pork is my favorite meat, and pork chops might be my favorite cut of the animal. ¬†There’s the perfect, meaty loin section along the the top of the rib and the the luscious, fatty layer surrounding it. ¬†Depending on where on the ribs the chop was cut, you can also get some of the baby … Continue reading

Firenze Files: Cibo a Casa

In between longer journals, essays, and reflections, I thought I’d share pictures of food I’ve eaten, purchased, and made. ¬†This particular post is about food I’ve enjoyed at the apartment thusfar, and “cibo a casa” means “food at home.” ¬†I think taking pictures is the easiest way to represent food, so although I don’t have … Continue reading

Caramelized Vegetables

A few months ago upon one of my visits to the Clifton Inn kitchen, I tried a preparation of a super simple ingredient that one of the chefs at the Clifton Inn dreamed-up. ¬†It was cooked cabbage. ¬†But it wasn’t stewed or braised or even fermented. ¬†It was simply a big green cabbage, quartered, and … Continue reading

Homemade Meatballs

Since buying a share of a cow, my family has a freezer full of ground beef, and I finally decided to do something more creative with it than just making hamburgers. ¬†I made meatballs! ¬†They’re pretty much small, well-seasoned, spherical hamburgers, but I made them even more exciting by making them for breakfast. I took … Continue reading