Have You Bitten Down On A Pasteis de Nada? My wife Alex and I went to Lisbon over New Years – and it was a magical adventure for many reasons like this one! Check out Lisbon Portugal’s legendary tarts –… Read More ›
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Bite Into A “Queijada de Leite!” Portuguese Milk Tarts Are My “52 In 22” Tasty Tart Double Bill!
“Somebody Feed Phil” These “Pasteis de Nata!” This week’s cooking challenge started with the TV series “Somebody Feed Phil” – because he went to Lisbon Portugal and devoured these “pasteis de nada!” They are traditional Egg Custard Tarts, made famous… Read More ›
Making “Crusty Chicken” With Jacques Pepin! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Honors This Master Chef’s Obsession With The Bird!
Making A Legendary Chef’s “Crusty Chicken!” We are in the last weeks of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, so I am honoring some of the most legendary Chefs of all time! Well, it wasn’t really a battle – Jacques… Read More ›
The “Joy Of Cooking” Scalloped Potatoes! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has The Perfect Side Dish!
Who Loves Potatoes? I Do, I Love Potatoes! I have spent all year cooking recipes for my “52 In 22” cooking challenge….most have been main courses, so this week I decided to tackle a classic side dish, thanks to an… Read More ›
Tomato Gravy Catfish – With Bacon! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has A Feast From “Mr. Joe”!
A Delicious “Tomato Gravy Catfish With Bacon!” Who’s hungry? If not, you will be after I share my latest “52 In 22” cooking challenge – thanks to a brilliant Chef from my home town of Seattle and a guy named… 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 Chef Dominque Crenn’s Unity Bread! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Also Has A Vegetable Parmentier!
Celebrating “Chefs For Unity” With Two Great Recipes! My latest “52 In 22” cooking challenge is helping raise awareness for an incredible organization called “Chefs For Unity!” A few months ago, a live streaming event was held to raise awareness… Read More ›
Olive Oil-Poached Halibut With Homemade Piperade And Soffrito! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Heads To Bouchon Napa Valley!
One Of My Most Beautiful “52 In 22” Dishes Yet! This week of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge was one of my highlights of the year! I am so happy with the look of this dish, and when you… Read More ›
Cooking Sea Scallops Three Ways! Seared! Baked! BLUE! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Disaster!
I Love Scallops! No Matter WHAT Color They Are! Yes, scallops are one of my favorite items to cook with – but why and I mentioning color? Well, it’s all part of this week’s “52 In 22 cooking challenge!” It… 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 ›