Archives for: "November 2005"

A Thanksgiving don't.

November 23rd, 2005
One of my professors was telling our class the other day how she does not cook. When her children were growing up she said they would be disappointed to learn that she had made them a homecooked dinner. For Thanksgiving, she now buys the turkey, takes… more »

Pot Roast

November 23rd, 2005
What a day. Not only was I able to use my new $20 Calphalon Saucier but I was able to use it to make my first pot roast. And it could not have been easier. I started with (pre cooked weight) 7 lbs. of chuck roast from Costco (of all places). This is a… more »

November 21st, 2005
Slaying the dragon of delay is no sport for the short-winded. more »

November 14th, 2005
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still. more »

La Strada Ristorante - Chicago, Ill.

November 14th, 2005
Normally I am not much of a fan of Italian restaurants. I often find that their menus are limited and the food is extremely average. I cannot remember having a meal at an Italian restaurant that I considered a positively memorable experience; well… more »


November 14th, 2005
A few milestones involving both me and fish eggs: November 12, 2005: First time I tried caviar. November 12, 2005: Last time I will try caviar. more »

November 10th, 2005
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness. more »