Welcome To Harry’s Bar In Venice! Yes, it may seem nondescript outside, but inside is one of the most legendary bars in the world – Harry’s Bar in Venice Italy opened in 1931 – and the 91-year-old institution is famous… Read More ›
Lava Wine And Cassatedde! A Sicilian Ricotta Pastry Recipe! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Sicilian Flavors!
Eyeing A Lava Recipe! Yes, it’s true: my “52 In 22” cooking challenge is working with volcanic ash and lava! There’s much to share, so let’s begin with this: a few weeks ago I shared this photo showing the cookbooks… Read More ›
Frenchie’s Grilled Lamb With Peas And Mint! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has The French Recipe!
Who’s Ready To Go To Paris? Well, that’s where I ate Chef Greg Marchand’s incredible lamb – at his restaurant Frenchie’s, and we are all heading back there! For week #34 in my “52 in 22 cooking challenge”, I worked… Read More ›
It’s National White Wine Day! Here’s A BIG Way To Celebrate!
Happy National White Wine Day! I saw this announcement online, and who needs a better excuse to raise a glass to celebrate – and why not make it this glass? Costco had this 46-inch-tall wine glass for just $79.99! Yes,… 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 ›
When Is National Hot Dog Day? Am I A Day Late Or A Spiraled Dog Long? — Bite! Eat! Repeat!
Celebrating The Hot Dog In All Its Glory! Many people celebrated National Hot Dog Day yesterday, but I have Wednesday, July 22 as National Hot Dog Day – either way, July is National Hot Dog Month. And yes, we all… Read More ›
A “Wild” Veal Prince Orloff! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Gets “Unofficial” With Downton Abbey!
Making Veal Fit For A Prince! It’s one of the funniest scenes from my favorite TV show – more on that later – so of course I had to make “Veal Prince Orloff” – while also honoring one of my… Read More ›
Our Wild Flaming Sardinian Feast! Here’s Video Of A Spectacular Tableside Meal In Sardinia!
Welcome To Sardinia! I will be sharing more, but here’s a sneak peek of the adventures my wife Alex and I had on our just concluded vacation – 7 different European locations with 5 different flights….5 of the places were… Read More ›
A Delicious July 4th From Our “Founding Foodies!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Eats With George Washington And Thomas Jefferson!
Eating With George Washington And Thomas Jefferson For 4th Of July! Well, happy Independence Day to you all! For my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, I am diving into a terrific book at America’s “Founding Foodies”, first President George Washington… Read More ›
I Made Asian Dumplings At Home! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Siu Mai And Potstickers!
My Homemade “Dumpling” Feast! This is a first for me – making homemade Dumplings! Yes, my latest “52 In 22” cooking challenge took me to Asia and a cookbook filled with Dumplings, Dumplings, Dumplings! For week #25 of my yearlong… Read More ›