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 ›
Ireland’s Most Haunted Castle! A Haunted Clown Motel! Dracula’s Castle Too! Great Scary Places For Halloween!
Welcome To Leap Castle! As we enjoy the month of October by watching scary movies in preparation for Halloween night, my #wanderlust has kicked in full gear – time to check out some haunted houses, beginning with one of the… Read More ›
Cooking Chicken Fricassee With Benjamin Franklin! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has William Penn’s Favorite Dish!
Cooking With Benjamin Franklin! How many of us can say that? Well, I had the chance to cook with one of America’s “founding fathers” because he was also a “founding foodie!” Remember that I shared these two recipes on July… 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 ›
The Legendary Zuni Cafe Roast Chicken And Bread Salad Recipe! My “52 In 22” Challenge Continues!
Celebrating An Iconic Roast Chicken Recipe! My “52 In 22” cooking challenge heads to San Francisco to honor the late Chef Judy Rodgers, who created food that utilized local ingredients and flavors. Rodgers was named the 2004 Outstanding Chef In… 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 ›
Making A Duck Pie! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Pancetta, Cabbage And Mustard Too!
It’s Week #4 Of My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge! For those laying along, this is the stack of the first ten cookbooks I am cooking from, all part of my “52 In 22” challenge…time to dive into a book… 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 ›