Uncommon Food for the Common Man

Great food is worth the time to make it

January 21, 2012
by greggle

Soup time

Winter has hit with full force and some warming comfort food hits the spot. That means it is soup time. Lately soup and some warm crusty bread has been the simple makings of a meal. I’ve cracked open my soup … Continue reading

November 16, 2010
by greggle

Tonkotsu Ramen, Part II

In the never-ending pursuit of great ramen, my latest batch of Tonkotsu went pretty well. Total time spent on this batch was about 30 hours. Pork bones were simmered for about 26 hours to make the base. The bones were … Continue reading

September 30, 2009
by greggle

Tonkotsu ramen

It got cold of late so it seemed like a good time to try to make tonkotsu ramen. Tonkotsu is a pork-based broth ramen popular in the island of Kyushu, Japan. It seems recipes are secretive, as each ramen restaurant … Continue reading