Archive for May, 2010

Remembering Bub

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Sunday, May 30, 2010

Surely we all know a taste that brings back a flood of memories from our youth – thoughts of people long gone who return crystal-clear in our mind’s eye with the first bite.  One of those tastes for me is a good German potato salad.

God’s Own Mayonnaise

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Tuesday, May 25, 2010

An appreciation of food chemistry can lead you to an understanding of how different elements in the culinary landscape interact with each other to good effect.  This past week we experimented with the Dark Art of emulsification in search of the perfect accompaniment for a 100% grass-fed dry aged burger. 

Satay Night Fever

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Monday, May 17, 2010

Funny how good passed appetizers,  just like Jordache jeans, narrow leather ties and Bee Gees LP’s, never seem to go out of style.  A great host will have perfected a favorite few standbys that can be prepared before the party and rolled out in a succession of little amusing bites to complement a glass of [...]

Blame it on Mario

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Tuesday, May 11, 2010

I brought a marinated and grilled London Broil to Farmers Market yesterday along with an herb Gremolata sauce inspired by my hero Mario Batali.  People loved it and I would like to share the recipe with you.  I’ve been experimenting and making it my own.  My friend Gaetano who owns Ortygia, a rustic Sicilian restaurant in [...]