Error Reporting

Version 1.1 of Chef included a new feature for submitting crash reports if they happen in the wild. When one happens, the user has the option to send one in along with any comments and their email address (optional). It has always sounded like a good feature to have, but it took me some time … Continue reading Error Reporting

Naming Dilemma

I need your help. I'm implementing something in Chef and cannot come up with a good term for it. It's the ability to scale a recipe (double, triple, halve, etc.). I have it implemented in such a way that you basically get a temporary, non-editable, non-savable version of the recipe with the amounts changed as … Continue reading Naming Dilemma

Announcing Chef 1.1

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you Chef Version 1.1.   Download the full version here, but if you're a current user, you can download a much smaller upgrade now! Enjoy!


With just a few hours remaining in July, I'm happy to report that this month saw my first several sales of Chef. It's interesting how that very first sale made me feel - just a couple days prior I had been asked by a few people if I had sold any. At that time, it … Continue reading July


Due to an internet connection mishap and some resulting downtime over the past two days here at home, I decided it's time to upgrade my hosting account and move my Chef website to it.  No longer is it running out of my basement.