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Fiery Salts

There is a definite trend to make fiery hot Sea Salts.   As with all food products there are many recipes, most of which use a liquid binder.  The result is a uniform color Salt, and most times no apparent peppers.  They simply put the salt in a pepper juice and …

Truffle Secret

My friends and family often comment on how flavorful my truffle dishes are and what brand of truffle oil do I buy. Well, I make my own truffle oil because I like a robust flavorful oil and most available on the market are bland.  Secondly, it is all about how …

The Anatomy of Himalayan Salt

Himalayan pink salt is the result of an ancient sea that slowly evaporated, leaving behind a mineral-rich salt bed that over 250 million years was eventually fused with other remaining seabed materials, such as clay, minerals and stone. Under the tremendous pressures of the changing earth, these materials were forged …

An Impressive Ribeye Steak

The rib eye is actually the center-most part of a delicious prime rib roast or the “eye of the roast”, which explains why it is the juiciest and most flavorful of all steaks.  The meat is so tender because the muscle in that area is rarely used.  Check out my recipe, …

Pink Himalayan Salt

Pink Himalayan salt has received a lot of attention in the past few years.  There have been studies, food tastes and opinions galore concerning this beautiful salt.  But I want to tell you that this salt has much more than beauty to offer you and your family.   So I want …

Is Kosher Salt Kosher?

So, we have all heard the term “Kosher Salt”, so it is Kosher…..actually no.   Kosher salt originally got its name from the Jewish practice of koshering meats. When applied to butchered meat, its larger flakes allow the salt to easily draw blood without over-salting the meat. There is not even …

Southern Ocean Sea Salt

The Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean, comprises the southernmost waters of the World Ocean, encircling Antarctica. The Southern Ocean surrounds the the icy coast of Antarctica; there flows a current of some of the coldest, saltiest water in the world. This frigid, highly saline ocean water produces …

Vintage Bloody Mary

Check out the recipe.  This is an amazing Bloody Mary, I did a couple of variations, one with Tequila and one as a no-alcohol, all are very good.  I suggest you give it a try.  A great Brunch opener or a holiday drink.

I also like it with pickled okra, green beans, or the all time classic celery.

It has a slow burn because of the Ghost Pepper Salt, you can give it a kick with some Tabasco or other hot sauce.