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 ›
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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 ›
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 ›
Cooking Up A Halloween “Dinner And A Movie” With Vincent Price! Yes, that’s a heavily disquised Diana Rigg helping Vince Price serve up a lot of bloody fun for Halloween – it’s time for a ghoulish “Dinner And A Movie!”… Read More ›
Buckle Up For A “Jagged” Thrill Ride! Remember the days when big stars acted in provocative thrillers? Well, so do I – so it’s time for a look back at some terrific “B-movies” that have “A-list” casts – I’m talking… Read More ›
A List So Large It Could Fill A Theater THIS BIG! The last 18 months have really tested the loyalty of moviegoers, as theaters slowly re-open with important safety protocols…I for one plan to see films again as intended –… Read More ›
Lily Tomlin’s Greatest Role! I love Lily Tomlin – everyone knows her now for her successful TV show “Grace & Frankie” with Jane Fonda – but from her breakout role on the TV show “Laugh-In” to her breakout role in… Read More ›