cured shad roe (from playingwithfireandwater.com)

jay

this is an attempt to preserve data from a now defunct website – (http://www.playingwithfireandwater.com/foodplay/2011/04/index.html)

thank god for the wayback machine… I’m attempting to archive the rest of playingwithfireandwater.com right now

Gallopinto (Nicaraguan Rice and Beans)

jay

I wanted to work on my rice & beans and ran across this on SeriousEats.com – I think it’s simply one of the best,¬†and simplest, rice & beans recipes I’ve ever sampled.

basic takoyaki

jay

this is a fairly straightforward takoyaki recipe – I’ve been using 1/2 tsp hondashi per 2 cups water to make dashi – I think its fine, but I’m kinda waiting for someone to tell me that ratio is wrong…