From the monthly archives:

July 2011

Adam’s Chef Knife Roll

by Matt on July 16, 2011

A few months ago Adam was complaining that he didn’t have a proper way to transport his knives from home to the studio and across the country when he works. He found tons of nylon plasticky commercial generic knife rolls out there but if you know him personally you know that a) he requires durability [...]


A few weeks ago we returned from a fantastically action-packed yet relaxing trip to Louisiana. While most of our time was spent in New Orleans, we were able to see a few places like Houma, Venice and Slidell, thanks to the Louisana Seafood Board. This trip was called the Food Blog Masters and let me [...]


Izabo “Summer Shade” Music Video

by Matt on July 11, 2011

Ok, just in time for summer comes this music video from the band Ibazo. I found out about it when the director Eran Shushu Spanier emailed and asked me to check it out. Needless to say I completely fell in love with the tune and the video and I really want everyone to check it [...]


Making Stuff with Avery Labels

by Matt on July 8, 2011

MATT’S NOTE: There have been numerous requests for my template art as well as inquiries about the Limoncello bottles. Unfortunately I am unable to share the art. The bottles, purchased at World Market, haven’t been available for quite some time and I haven’t seen them since I purchased them a few years ago. Thanks so [...]


Kitchen Wisdom, Volume 1

by Matt on July 5, 2011

Over the past few weeks as I’ve been doing media and press for my book, On A Stick!, there’s one question that sometimes gets asked after the usual “why sticks?” People ask if I have any culinary or cooking background, to which I say “Are you kidding me? You think I’m masochistic enough to work [...]