Great Review from Om-Nom-Nomnivore

I’m sorry I missed this when it first came out, but better late than never. This is a great review from the website Om Nom Nomnivore. This book is quite bluntly, amazing. Chad has done such a good job in demystifying the whole world of professional-grade cutlery. The entire book is written to be the […]

Faster than a Speeding Chef’s Knife

Coleslaw for a crowd and gratin by the cubic yard are not a problem if you have a mandoline in your arsenal. What you need to know 1) You don’t need one (but they’re damn handy) A mandoline (French spelling to distinguish the culinary tool from the musical instrument) is part of every working chef’s […]

The Dirty Truth About Cutting Boards

I have a new article up at The Daily Beast, The Dirty Truth About Cutting Boards. They went with a more lurid lead than I would have, but the article itself is a solid primer on cutting board safety and selection. Who knew food safety could be fun? A recent report found that 80 percent […]

New Articles: Buying Kitchen Knives and Uncommon Origins of the Common Fork

Here are links to a couple of articles I’ve written recently. The Hungry Beast is host to “The Perfect Use for Deadly Weapons,” a piece on how to buy quality kitchen knives. The Hungry Beast is the food section of The Daily Beast, Tina Brown’s news ‘n’ gossip site, a more salacious Slate.com. I’m not […]