Poultry

Tokyo fried chicken

So many places around the world call to us. We’re so enamored with traveling that our daughter’s placemat at the table is a map of the United States. (We study the states we might visit…

C is for Cooking

Before Lu was born, I didn’t realize that cookbooks are great toddler reading material. Our friend Matthew, in his book Hungry Monkey, told us that his daughter Iris loved looking at Martha Stewart’s Cookies. Eventually,…

twittering our way to a meal

As I sat at the computer, Little Bean taking a nap, I slipped the cursor underneath my Word document and opened up Firefox again. Even though I had only forced myself to close that window…

soon, please

Spring in Seattle? You are so fickle. Please stop. This morning, when we woke up, the green lawn was covered in grey-white frost. This made the walk to grab the paper an unpleasant experience in pajamas.…

this poached chicken breast is.…

poached chicken breast, originally uploaded by shaunaforce. the only food I ate all of yesterday. The Chef made me an emergency quart of stock in the morning, before going off to work. He also brought me…

duck confit

duck confit, originally uploaded by shaunaforce. The Chef made these at the restaurant the other afternoon. I walked in with cups of coffee — milky and sugary for him; straight black for me — and…

being filmed for the Food Network

being filmed for the Food Network, originally uploaded by shaunaforce. As a kid, I used to teach television cooking classes in my mind. Ten years old and infatuated with Julia Child — oh, how I…