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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Pecans, and Preserved Lemon

Man, who doesn’t like a big ol’ bowl of roasted Brussels sprouts? If you don’t, I suspect you haven’t had them prepared correctly.  And while it’s tempting to treat Brussels sprouts like any other vegetable when roasting, the usual “toss ’em in olive oil, add salt and pepper, roast at 400º F” business doesn’t really […]

Thanksgiving: Before, During, and After

Ah, Thanksgiving.  How was yours?  Mine was super-relaxing. Want to know what a Personal Chef eats on the day before Thanksgiving?  And for lunch the day of? The same thing everyone else eats: whatever is most convenient. And when it’s a pescatarian Thanksgiving meal that one doesn’t start planning until Tuesday (luckily for only three […]

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Brussels Sprouts and Soba

For dinner last night: roasted Brussels sprouts, tossed with black and white sesame seeds, fish sauce, soy sauce, and sriracha.  Served over soba noodles tossed with toasted sesame oil, topped with Maytag blue cheese and green onions.  Cornbread on the side, because cornbread and Brussels sprouts are good friends. Sesame oil and soba noodles has […]