Playing With My Food ~
A journal about food, thought, travel, and life; by Chef & Raconteur Chaz French.

A Quieting

Yeah, it’s gone quiet.

– Happens here and there.

Cooking, not writing, but taking notes.  Busy being busy, stay tuned, the search for balance continues….

Baked Sundays: Epic Baking FAIL!

This is an ancient draft post from way back before I started culinary school.  I never got around to finishing it.  Here it is... Every now and then even the most experienced cooks and bakers fail. This was one of those times. "What the … [Continue reading]

Absentia, Memoria, Florida Part Two

I kinda forgot I was supposed to post part two... Absentia, Memoria, Florida Part Two: Memoria/Birthday I'm going to start by saying very few people knew it was my birthday, and I kinda wanted it to stay that way, but word got out.  When you … [Continue reading]

Baked Sundays: Sunflower Butter Cookies With Cranberries

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As there are more and more nut allergies (or perceived to be) these days, I decided to play with a classic peanut butter cookie recipe and swap the peanut for sunflower, and then add a little something in the form of ground cranberries.  They add a … [Continue reading]

In Absentia, Memoria, Florida. Part One

Indian River - Seriously Wide & Long

Starting with silliness and at the end of the story, my flight home departs from Orlando, thanks to my friend's elite status I got priority boarding which meant having time to sit and watch everyone else board, and I've realized that there is a whole … [Continue reading]