Monthly Archives: May 2010

potatoes

potatoes , originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. My idea of stress management is knife skills. Reducing a large potato down to 1/4 inch dice requires concentration and a steady hand. For just a few minutes, my brain is required to focus … Continue reading

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cucumber taragon salad

cucumber taragon salad, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. Simple, light, flavorful. 1) Peel, seed and cube one large cucumber. Sprinkle with the barest amount of salt and set in a collander.2) In the bowl of food processor puree one bunch of … Continue reading

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chicken 101

chicken_05182010, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. Rinse bird in cold water. Season inside and out. Cut up a lemon and an onion. Shove them inside the bird. Place in cast iron skillet that has a diced potato in the bottom. Rub … Continue reading

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Laundromat Diaries

Back at the laundromat. It’s 11 a.m. on a Tuesday and it’s just me in here. I lost my job last week so I can’t afford to drop $40 with the Chinese couple on the corner. I see them eyeing … Continue reading

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365_101

365_101, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. I went to the museum to think today.

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365_99

365_99, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. Today has been a bit of a blur….

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365_98

365_98, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard.

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Ginger Shitake Pork Bowl

Ginger Shitake Pork Bowl, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. One of the nice things about the local organic grocery is it sells fresh noodles by the pound. I snagged some whole wheat lomein and began cooking in my head from there. … Continue reading

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365_97

365_97, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. I’m sometimes a little amazed at how angry I appear in some of my self portraits. It makes me wonder if I appear that way to other people.

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365_96

365_96, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. I went to a garage sale today and snagged the above jacket for ten bucks.

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