Be the light

Recently a fan asked me to contribute a story for a Kitchen Holiday special he was doing. It took me a while since most of my Holiday tales are tragic/traumatic and not quite “funny” or “uplifting” yet one came to mind.  It was in rural Kentucky. I clearly remember it …

The personal Prep list

My brain operates with about 30 to 40 tabs open at a single time. One of the most valuable things that I have learned to do in order to be able to sleep at night, is to put together a prep list for myself for the next day similar to …

Expectations and Limitations

Expectations and limitations….They’re the root of stress and resentment the Old Man used to remind me any time I’d get pissed off about something and, when looking at things objectively, the man had a point. It was always because I didn’t get the phone call or the job, that my …

Turning Sh!t into Gold

Brown Beard was working at this big shit golf resort years ago when he was still earning his stripes. The owner of the place, a guy who was worth millions happened to walk through the Kitchen one afternoon. Brown Beard had, as he describes it, a tray of vegetable scraps …