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The Foodie Chronicles: Making A Proper Lamb Vindaloo

I used to make ghetto-ass Indian food by throwing a bunch of lamb, butter, tomatoes, and turmeric into a pot and letting it cook for awhile. It wasn’t until Carlos had us over for dinner and blew my mind that it dawned on me: A good curry is made like a good gumbo. It requires layers of flavors that simmer …

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The Foodie Chronicles: Making Turkey Gumbo

Every year we take our leftover turkey and make sandwiches on the Friday after Thanksgiving… Then that weekend, we take our leftover leftovers and make a turkey gumbo. We got busy last weekend so we pushed the gumbo till this evening… But a cold front moved through SouthWest Florida today and the temperature dropped like a stone, so tonight’s the …

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The White Guys Guide To Asian Food

Just because you’re pale as the blasted sun doesn’t mean you should limit your Asian dining experiences to Teriyaki chicken and ramen noodles. There’s a world of great stuff you’re missing out on, and I’m about to show you the fucking ropes. I think I’m pretty qualified to write this since I’ve probably cooked and consumed more Asian food than any …

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Pho-King Awesome

Whenever we’re on the verge of catching a cold, or if we need a filling, warm meal on a cold rainy day, we brew up a big pot of Pho. This Vietnamese staple (pronounced F-AAAAH) normally starts with beef broth and has some sort of meat in it, but it’s amazing even without the meat. We got hooked on it years ago …