Monday, December 7, 2009

The Gordons' Kosher Gumbo

Step 1:
1 - 1 1/2 lb kosher salami -cubed: Brown Salami in pan w/powdered
1 lg kosher chicken: Fried until brown in same pan

Step 2:
The Rue:
Remove meat from pan. Add 6tb flour (gradually), stir until dark brown.

Step 3:
Add to rue & sauté:
Diced: 2 lg onion
1 bell pepper
1 red pepper
1c celery

Step 4:
Add to rue and sautéed veggies & cook 40 min.:
2 1/2 qt kosher chicken stock 3 cloves garlic
1/2 t thyme 3 bay leaves
1/8t powdered clove 1/8t allspice
1/2t cayenne 1t basil
Salt & pepper to taste Powered chipotle (optional)

Step 5:
Add meat & cook additional 40 min.

Step 6:
Add Handful chopped green onion & 1/4 - 1/2 t file per serving bowl.

Rene and the Rock (1)

B&W photograph 11" X14"

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Big Dipper and Bed

Cleaning up the studio: These are a couple of pieces from my 2003 8"X8" mixed media on wood panel series

Monday, June 29, 2009


my good intentions have been delayed.


spit on the sidewalk
convert to any organized religion
3 things I'd never do

it's time to wake up.
i'm a little bitty bunny. you're a big ol' bunny.
there's no poo poo.
3 quotes from my son -- way back when he was even more innocent...

to get stiches in my little finger
to have my right kidney removed
to visit a friend who was dying
3 trips to the hospital

Foie Gras
3 foods I'll never eat again

the gutting line of a fishery in Alaska
assistant in the kitchen of an art school in Tuscany
bringing CNN Headline News to the trade show floor across the U.S.
3 jobs from my past

Coming Through Slaughter
The Passion
The Book of Illusions
3 books I have read

Leonard Cohen
I Am the World Trade Center
3 bands I listened to today

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009