Nothing Better Than Freshly Shucked Oysters! I love fresh oysters! The look, the briny freshness of the ocean, and of course, the icy cold sensation as they slide down your throat…and they are incredibly good for you as well! Here… Read More ›
Cooking “Fish In Crazy Water!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has The Recipe!
Time To Cook With “Crazy Water!” Yes, it’s week #31 in my “52 In 22” cooking challenge – so let’s head to the Mediterranean and cook with some “crazy water!” The recipe is from this terrific memoir, written by Chef… Read More ›
Making Oysters “Three Ways”! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Shucks! “Angels On Horseback” Too!
Alex Loves Oysters! My wife Alex loves oysters – and since she was behind the idea for my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, I chose week #30 in my yearlong cooking effort to make her beloved bi-valves THREE WAYS! “The… Read More ›
When Is National Hot Dog Day? Am I A Day Late Or A Spiraled Dog Long? — Bite! Eat! Repeat!
Celebrating The Hot Dog In All Its Glory! Many people celebrated National Hot Dog Day yesterday, but I have Wednesday, July 22 as National Hot Dog Day – either way, July is National Hot Dog Month. And yes, we all… Read More ›
A “Wild” Veal Prince Orloff! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Gets “Unofficial” With Downton Abbey!
Making Veal Fit For A Prince! It’s one of the funniest scenes from my favorite TV show – more on that later – so of course I had to make “Veal Prince Orloff” – while also honoring one of my… Read More ›
Gingered Beef With Asparagus And Leek! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Chef Ming Tsai’s “East Meets West” Cooking!
Nice Tie! It was fun to see everyone guess what was going on here, and no, it’s not a “food tie”! Week #28 of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge started with this teaser photo, which I shared several weeks… Read More ›
A Delicious July 4th From Our “Founding Foodies!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Eats With George Washington And Thomas Jefferson!
Eating With George Washington And Thomas Jefferson For 4th Of July! Well, happy Independence Day to you all! For my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, I am diving into a terrific book at America’s “Founding Foodies”, first President George Washington… Read More ›
A Vietnamese “Banh Xeo” Pancake! My “52 In 22″ Cooking Challenge Has”Plenty” Of Chef Yotam Ottolenghi!
Heading Around The World To Discover Vietnamese Cuisine! One of the things I enjoy most about my year-long cooking challenge is that I can go to places in the world where the food is uniquely different that what I usually… Read More ›
I Made Asian Dumplings At Home! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Siu Mai And Potstickers!
My Homemade “Dumpling” Feast! This is a first for me – making homemade Dumplings! Yes, my latest “52 In 22” cooking challenge took me to Asia and a cookbook filled with Dumplings, Dumplings, Dumplings! For week #25 of my yearlong… Read More ›
Healthy Turkey Chili! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Makes Weight Watchers Ranch Dressing Chili!
Who Wants To Be “Deliciously” Healthy? Yes, this is the end result of week #24 of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge – a terrific, healthy Turkey Chili that’s loaded with flavor, not fat! This is my stack of cookbooks… Read More ›