Have you ever been to a restaurant where you have eaten something so mind-blowingly wonderful that you had to beg your waiter to divulge the cook’s secrets to you?
While I like to think of myself as a good cook with a discerning palate, this has been my experience more than once. At such times, I tend to stare at my dish and exclaim with incredulity and awe, what is IN this? Usually audibly and repeatedly, to the annoyance of nearby diners.
A seemingly ordinary dollop of mashed potatoes once threw me off guard with its ridiculous amount of flavor. What is that amazingness coming from? I asked my waiter. Butter? he responded. Hmmm…Read More