Time To Cook With “Pumpkin Spice” Spam! Yes, October is right around the corner, and that means an insane array of “Pumpkin Spice” products to endure…what began as a seasonal flavored “Coffee Latte” has become THIS: Trust me, it gets even… Read More ›
Cooking At Harry’s Bar! “Legumi alla Primavera” And Bellini’s For My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge!
Welcome To Harry’s Bar In Venice! Yes, it may seem nondescript outside, but inside is one of the most legendary bars in the world – Harry’s Bar in Venice Italy opened in 1931 – and the 91-year-old institution is famous… Read More ›
Lava Wine And Cassatedde! A Sicilian Ricotta Pastry Recipe! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Sicilian Flavors!
Eyeing A Lava Recipe! Yes, it’s true: my “52 In 22” cooking challenge is working with volcanic ash and lava! There’s much to share, so let’s begin with this: a few weeks ago I shared this photo showing the cookbooks… Read More ›
Amazing Desserts – Disguised As Sushi! “Secret” Desserts Are Here! — Bite! Eat! Repeat!
Who Wants Sushi? How About Dessert? How About BOTH!?!?!? Doesn’t this look like a great tray of delicious sushi? Raw fish draped over warm rice…nothing better in the world… Except It’s CAKE! Yes, this edition of “What The Friday!?!?!?!?” is… Read More ›
Olive Oil-Poached Halibut With Homemade Piperade And Soffrito! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Heads To Bouchon Napa Valley!
One Of My Most Beautiful “52 In 22” Dishes Yet! This week of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge was one of my highlights of the year! I am so happy with the look of this dish, and when you… Read More ›
A Delicious Jambalaya Recipe! My “52 In 22 Cooking Challenge Has Creole “Pot Cooking” Thanks To Commanders Palace!
Who Wants Jambalaya?” The word “Jambalaya” always reminds me of “Seinfeld”, when Kramer almost sings the word as he describes the dish – but I got my inspiration from one of New Orleans’ greatest restaurants! Commander’s Palace has been a… Read More ›
Frenchie’s Grilled Lamb With Peas And Mint! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has The French Recipe!
Who’s Ready To Go To Paris? Well, that’s where I ate Chef Greg Marchand’s incredible lamb – at his restaurant Frenchie’s, and we are all heading back there! For week #34 in my “52 in 22 cooking challenge”, I worked… Read More ›
Wild Ice Cream Mashups! Mustard Ice Cream! An Ice Cream Burger! Last Chance To Celebrate Summer! — Bite! Eat! Repeat!
Who Wants An Ice Cream Cone? I know, stupid question – WE ALL DO! As we head into the last weeks of summer, why not try some ice cold refreshment – with a twist? Try These Wild Ice Cream Mashups!… Read More ›
Cooking Sea Scallops Three Ways! Seared! Baked! BLUE! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Disaster!
I Love Scallops! No Matter WHAT Color They Are! Yes, scallops are one of my favorite items to cook with – but why and I mentioning color? Well, it’s all part of this week’s “52 In 22 cooking challenge!” It… Read More ›
Making The World’s Most DECADENT Mashed Potatoes! Chef Joel Robuchon’s Recipe Is My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge!
The World’s Most Decadent Mashed Potatoes! The late Chef Joe Robuchon was known to make the world’s most decadent mashed potatoes, and here’s why! Jöel Robuchon’s purée de pomme is known as the most famous mashed potatoes recipe in the… Read More ›