Yes, my wife Alex and I attended the White House holiday party on December 21 – an incredible “once in a lifetime” night – so how did this happen? Here’s the story! It all began when my Alex received this… 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 ›
Monty Python’s “Holy Grail”! Tina Fey’s “Mean Girls”! DeNiro’s “Midnight Run”! Ten “Movies With An M!”
Let’s Go To The Movies! My second home is a movie palace: a place to escape, to explore, to dream, and to be inspired…so like all of you, #quarantinelife has been a tough adjustment – luckily, I can still watch… 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 ›
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 ›