Did you read last week’s article, PCAOB Concerned about Audit Fee Decreases? If you haven’t, it’s worth a read. One topic within the article is the concern about reduced audit quality in the face of declining fees. While that is certainly a valid concern, I would love to discuss a parallel topic that infers that … Continue reading New sources of growth: Are you selling flour or wine?
Busy season is a bear. I know it. You know it. I’ve been in this world fifteen years and I know you sacrifice sleep, your health, time with family and friends, the simple pleasure of downtime, and more—all in the name of meeting your clients’ needs and taking care of their taxes. So, when it … Continue reading It’s time to finally bill what you’re worth
Only once in my professional adult life have I had my tax returns personally delivered – and it was an amazing experience. My tax advisor, let’s call him Roy, came to my office and walked me through everything. I had a couple of questions, which Roy was able to address immediately. I signed my returns … Continue reading Take a moment for extraordinary client service
Recipe courtesy Ad Hoc at Home Ingredients 8 pieces of chicken (I used legs and thighs) Brine 1/2 gallon water 1/2 cup kosher salt 1/8 cup honey 6 bay leaves 1/2 head of garlic, cut horizontally 1 tablespoon black peppercorns 1/4 of a bunch of thyme sprigs 1/4 of a bunch of flat leafed parsley … Continue reading Ad Hoc Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe
Recipe courtesy Balthazar Cookbook There is nothing better than making these short ribs on a cold winter day! I enjoy preparing some extra baby carrots or cipolini onions and simmering them in the reduced sauce for 20 minutes just before serving. Pair with polenta, sautéed spinach, or roasted fingerling potatoes. 6 short rib of beef … Continue reading Balthazar’s Braised Short Ribs
Recipe courtesy Nordstrom Entertaining at Home Chef Kuesel’s adjustments noted by “*” 6 Avocados 1 tomato, cored and chopped 1/3 cup red onion minced *3 cloves garlic minced ¼ Jalapeno pepper, seeded de-ribbed, finely minced *¼ Serrano pepper, seeded, de-ribbed, finely minced 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro ¼ Cup sour cream … Continue reading Perfect Guacamole