RIP Gary Kent… A Hollywood Legend… Very sad news to report: the iconic Writer/ Producer/ Director/ Stuntman Gary Kent has died at the age of 89… Gary Warner Kent was one of Hollywood’s most legendary Stuntmen, but he was much… Read More ›
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Happy 86th Birthday Jack Nicholson! Celebrating An Icon’s Greatest Films!
“Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown.” One of cinema’s greatest lines – not said by Jack Nicholson, but to him! Time to celebrate the 86th birthday of this legendary Actor! Nicholson has an astonishing 12 Academy Award nominations, including three wins… Read More ›
Have You Made “Pizza Lasagna?” Here’s The Recipe For My Leftover Pizza Mashup! — Bite! Eat! Repeat!
Who Wants Pizza? Who Wants Lasagna? Who wants BOTH AT ONCE? This is a story of leftovers. If the food was delicious when you first ate it, why can’t it be just as good the next day? That is the… Read More ›
Stanley Tucci’s Family “Pasta Pie” aka “Timpano!” My “52 In 22″ Cooking Challenge Wraps With A BIG BIG”Big Night” Baked Drum Of Food!
Behold The Majesty Of Stanley Tucci’s Family Timpano Recipe! What a way to end 2022! Yes, I made this incredible dish, and if you don’t know what it is, then get ready for a wild culinary tour through Italy by… Read More ›
Making A “Capela” – Macau Meatloaf With Fat Rice! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Is Wrapped In Bacon!
Behold A Macau “Capela!” I loved a Chicago restaurant called Fat Rice, and their cookbook taught me about the cuisine of Macau, and how to make a “Macau Meatloaf” called a “Capela”! The word “Capela” refers to a circular shape,… Read More ›
Stanley Tucci’s Chicken Cacciatore Recipe! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Takes On Tucci!
Cooking With Tucci! I have posted many stories about various Stanley Tucci films, TV shows, and of course, his passion for food – so Stanley takes center stage on week #10 of my yearlong cooking challenge! My latest “52 In… Read More ›
Classic Rao’s Restaurant Meatballs And Marinara! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Tries To Duplicate Anna And Vincent Rao’s Sauce!
Meet The Rao’s! There is a restaurant in East Harlem that has been open since 1896 – run by multi-generations of the Rao family. This legendary restaurant has only ten tables – and it is impossible to get in to…but… Read More ›
My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Is A “Crispy Mollet Egg With Asparagus!” Michael Ruhlman’s Egg Cookbook Almost Cracked Me!
Behold Michael Ruhlman’s Crispy Mollet Egg! Yes, this is the actual photo of Ruhlman’s beautiful “Crispy Morlet Egg With Asparagus” dish, as shared in his terrific cookbook that celebrates anything and everything “EGG!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Cracks… Read More ›
A “Sunday Gravy” Recipe From The Sopranos! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has A Stanley Tucci Twist!
Cooking With The Sopranos! It’s week two of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge. I will be making a new recipe each week from one of my cookbooks…I teased you with a look at the first ten, with this cookbook… Read More ›
My “52 In ’22” Recipe Challenge Is Underway! A Classic La Belle Sole Recipe From Vincent Price!
52 Weeks! 52 Recipes! One Delicious Year! I shared this photo on New Year’s Day – I have challenged myself to cook a new recipe each week – that I make from scratch, each one from my cookbook library: one… Read More ›