Author Archives: Chef Jim

The Old Fashioned Date Nut Bread Verdict

Yum, Yum, Yum it is perfect! I resisted the temptation to nibble on more than the crumbs that stayed behind on the loaf pan. While those were flavorful a full slice for dessert was heavenly! We served with a schmear … Continue reading

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Today’s Ponderances: Let the Baking Begin, A stupid chef trick….and more!

 Baking has begun for the Holiday Weekend First up is Old Fashioned Date Nut Bread.  High hopes it will remind me of some awesome tasting Date Nut Breads I enjoyed many years ago.  Always better than those bricks of Fruit … Continue reading

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The Gifted Tagine

A friend/client gifted us a beautiful Staub Ceramic Tagine a few weeks ago and I’ve been anxious to try it out.  I’ve used Tagine recipes in my enameled cast iron French Ovens and even in my Pressure Cooker, with decent … Continue reading

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