Seafood Gumbo

If you’ve read this post you’ll know I’ve been needing my rain boots repaired for weeks now. In all honesty they’ve needed repair since February. Today started with three giant leaps forward. Leap 1) A railing has been dropped off on my ninth floor balcony. That means that today’s construction crew plans to install it before nightfall.…

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Smoked Gruyere Gougeres.

 J:     “You’re an asshole.” D:    “No Chef, I’m not an asshole, Chef.” J:     “Yes you are an asshole, that’s why nobody wants to work with you!”. End Conversation.  The joys of working in a professional kitchen include, but are not limited to: brutal honesty, endless curse streams, shameless d!ck jokes, and relentless uncalled-for…

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