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…rice, revisted…

I wrote about rice a number of years ago and stumbled across a really brilliant revelation. I still make it almost the exact way I ever did – that is, using the magic ratio – 2:1, liquid to rice. It always works, for pretty much any rice you make. There are various ways of making … Continue reading

…a few of my many smells…

A fish never lies about when the devil has claimed its flesh. I love cooking for reasons other than just making food. I love that it’s piqued my interest into studying and learning about the world and chemistry of food. I often find myself realizing that it inevitably revolves around managing rot to varying degrees … Continue reading

…yin and yang…

It’s always seemed as if there’s some grand, unwritten rule about life and happiness that I’ve never quite grasped. It’s all perplexing to me. That’s is, the notion that all of it is somehow self balancing – like the yin and yang, like the dark and the light of the day. You’ve likely known it, … Continue reading

…the things I know…

I’ve gone through life with people randomly commenting on some ray of talent they think I possess, or some apparent cleverness I might have displayed in some area or another. I love hearing things like that, though I know at certain moments, it’s about the worst thing I could ever hear. On occasion, I’ve found, … Continue reading