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Why a man should learn to cook and why women like it.

When I first started reading my Grandfather's journals, the yearn to learn built quickly. Learning to cook so that I could replicate the dishes he created also gave me an unexpected bonus. I had often wondered what secret an average looking man like my Grandfather possessed that attracted the exotic and amazing women with whom … Continue reading Why a man should learn to cook and why women like it.

Oa’oa Tahitian Tacos

Mahi Mahi Lettuce Wraps with Citrus Rum Sauce, Rum Aioli, and Mango Salsa    Oa’oa translates to delicious but that only begins to describe these wraps. The tastes range far just like the fish, crossing the Pacific from the islands to Mexico. Mahi mahi is a mild sweet fish that combines wonderfully with the salty Asian ginger/ soy glaze. The … Continue reading Oa’oa Tahitian Tacos

Grilled ginger rum marinated steak with grilled rum pineapple and island yams

 Cooking in places where beef is not a big part of the local diet means you can run into some pretty tough cuts. I’ve found this recipe to be about the best method of tenderizing while “flavorizing” meats, especially steak.         The meat soaks up the sweet boozy goodness of the rum and … Continue reading Grilled ginger rum marinated steak with grilled rum pineapple and island yams

Ramblings on the effects of Tuneage and sex

I’ve been preparing a post centered on R. B McCarthy’s recipe for grilled ginger and rum marinated steak with grilled rum pineapple and island yams. It’s called Samba Pa Ti (Samba for you) because the story that goes with it made me think of my all-time favorite music for “those intimate times” bearing the same … Continue reading Ramblings on the effects of Tuneage and sex