In a recent sermon, Dr. Matthew St. John describes a "Legalist Hack" as the self-appointed master of everyone's spirituality. He says,"My definition of a religious legalist is one who measures everyone’s spiritual success by his or her own spiritual efforts and expectations." After listening to Dr. Matthew's Sermon Series, I got to thinking and found a parallel between his message...
The Cave Crave Whether you are a culinary cheechako or a seasoned sourdough, there will come a point when you will wonder how good you are as a cook. Starting out, your opinion will be biased and you’ll always search out the good in what you have created. Others will taste your food  and smile as they choke it down, too...
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I've discussed the knife sharpening topic on this site before and people regularly ask which knives to buy and how often to sharpen them. My thoughts on which knives to buy can be found here: The Chef Knife Series - The Importance Of A Good Knife I show you how I sharpen my knives in this article: The Chef Knife Series - How To Sharpen...
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It's "How To" Tuesday and I am sitting at Starbuck's in Cookeville, Tennessee. I am posting this in conjunction with the meal we will serve at Power Monkey Camp 3.0 tonight, which we are calling the "Happy Ohana". It is my Paleo rendition of the Happy Family that you see at many Asian restaurants. Instead of having to pick a protein,...
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I learned this quick trick from my boy, Jay Phelan. Jay, author of Paleo Grilling, will be joining the crew on the upcoming Nicaragua Culinary Adventure and I hope that you join in on the sweet potato fun with today's technique. While I prefer a puree that is has been passed through a ricer, food mill, or food processor, this is...