More Kitchen Knife Technique

| March 29, 2010

In a previous LFM article titled Kitchen Knife Technique I exposed you all to the teachings of Chad Ward, author of An Edge in the Kitchen. Today’s post introduces some exquisite knife work using what many of us would regard as an unlikely tool – the Nepalese khukuri.

Earth Hour 2010: More Enviro-Bullshit

| March 27, 2010

“Earth Hour 2010” occurs today, 27 March 2010, from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM local time. That means wherever you are. First taking place in 2007, Earth Hour is organized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for the stated purpose of raising world awareness of climate change by encouraging people and businesses to switch off […]

St. Patrick and All That

| March 17, 2010

It’s been said that God invented whisky so the Irish wouldn’t take over the world. So far it’s worked. I’ve always appreciated a good toast, tastefully delivered, no matter how ribald the content, but the Irish are an odd people. Their toasts are full of statements like, “May you die in Ireland”, which for most […]