“Dinner And A Movie” Goes For A “Feast”! I love food and I love film, so why not combine the two? Throughout 2023, I am going to be sharing special “dinner and a movie” stories that will take a recipe… Read More ›
Julia Child’s Iconic Boeuf Bourguignon! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Is A Family Affair!
The Legendary Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe By Julia Child! Julia Child is a culinary Icon of course, and her love of all food, especially french, is inspiring to Chefs of all ages. I have made this dish once before, but as… 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 ›
RIP “Julie & Julia” Author Julie Powell…Here’s An Homage To Her Memoir And Film…
RIP Author Julie Powell… Such sad news. As reported online just now: “Julie Powell, a writer and home cook who became a culinary phenomenon while trying to make every recipe in Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” a… Read More ›
Cooking “Fish In Crazy Water!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has The Recipe!
Time To Cook With “Crazy Water!” Yes, it’s week #31 in my “52 In 22” cooking challenge – so let’s head to the Mediterranean and cook with some “crazy water!” The recipe is from this terrific memoir, written by Chef… Read More ›
Making A Provencal “Pan Bagnat!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Patricia Wells Making Nice!
Who Wants A Sandwich? More precisely, who wants a “Pan Bagnat?” It’s a sandwich so culturally important that one city has rules on how you are allowed to make it! Patricia Wells Knows How To Cook! This pile of cookbooks… Read More ›
“Dinner And A Movie”! Frogs Legs! Veal Stew Recipe From Paris! The Legendary Le Grand Colbert! “Something’s Gotta Give” With Nicholson, Keaton and Keanu!
How About A Meal With These Stars? This edition of “Dinner And A Movie” travels to Paris to dine with Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton and Keanu Reeves. Well, they weren’t there when I was, but I ate in the same… Read More ›
Feasting On “Babette’s Feast” Quail In Puff Pastry! My Recipe For A Classic Dinner And A Movie!
“Dinner And A Movie” Goes For A “Feast”! I love food and I love film, so why not combine the two? My latest installment in my “dinner and a movie” series heads overseas for a classic preparation: Quail in puff… Read More ›
The Beauty Of Provence! My Travel Challenge Day #9 Showcases The Food Of Patricia Wells And Vaison la Romaine!
Who’s Up For a #TravelChallenge? This is the entrance to the classic village of Vaison la Romaine in Provence. My latest installment in the ten day #TravelChallenge heads to the south of France for a visual feast. You see, the… Read More ›
Cooking “Fish In Crazy Water!” This “Wednesday Bookmobile” Sails The Mediterranean In Search Of Food Recipes!
Want Some “Crazy Fish?” If you like the look of this dish, then this is the post for you – because this “Wednesday Bookmobile” is headed to the South Of France thanks to a memoir that celebrates incredible food like… Read More ›