Category Archives: Gastronomy

Best Of Beer and Cheese 2013

There are just a handful of days left in 2013. Where’d it all go? And how much time did we spend swilling in bars — not a god damn ‘nuff. We recently took a trip down memory lane, thinking of … Continue reading

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YACHT’S TOFU SCRAMBLE SECRETS

Chances are you have one dish you’ve made more than any other. A dish you can make without consulting a recipe. A dish that you make better than 99% of other people who might try. (What’s yours? Tell us in … Continue reading

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Our Oktoberfest Thunderdome

Feats of strength. Five gallons of sauerkraut. And a bubbling cauldron of Limburger. All of it made this past weekend’s second-ever “Over the Top Oktoberfest,” a brutal orgy of salt, yeast and ale that lived up to its name. For … Continue reading

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Best Food Blog? Vote Yes!

The two of us are excited and grateful to be nominated by our local rag LA Weekly in their Annual Web Awards. Hot Knives is up for Best Food Blog! Let’s take a minute to remember 2013 so far… We … Continue reading

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How to Party This Summer

This weekend we got to mouth off on the radio about everything from how to grill the perfect corn to cooking for girls to making pickle power bars for hiking to how to throw a “pizza pool party.” Yes, we’re … Continue reading

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How to Smoke Your Pesto

We have done lots of things to pesto. We’ve made it with sage and winter spicing. We’ve made it with illicit herbs. We’ve made it with recycled vegetable fiber. But this is one for the Bookmark tab: Hickory-smoked pesto. We … Continue reading

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The End of the Beer Cave

It’s almost 2 am in the beer cave. Last call. The cave is closing. (One of them anyway.) These are the last three bottles left, and by the time we finish writing this, well, and then there were two. It … Continue reading

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Cherry Bomb

At a recent semi-clandestine beer-drinking party, a great deal of heft was dealt in the direction of remembering. As you now come to expect, your fave Knives wax water-eyed about drunken memory with great consistency (like, all the time). After … Continue reading

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Yellow Oysters Ceviche

One of our weekly produce haunts is the Atwater Farmers Market. And our only gripe was that this particular market didn’t have a mushroom vendor. Last month our dreams were answered and then some — and not only are their … Continue reading

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Make It Yourself: Nut Milk

We recently stopped drinking water and have been surviving entirely on homemade elixirs perfected by esteemed friend, health guru, Hot Knives contributor (and Alex’s life partner) Lake Sharp. As a public service, we decided we must cede the blog to … Continue reading

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