Here Is Some “Shelf Love!” It’s week #22 in my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, and after stacking a burger very high last week, I’m going to make something that has “shelf love!” Here are the next ten cookbooks in… Read More ›
“Pulled Pork Pasta In Almond Cream Sauce” Recipe! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Me “Cooking Under Fire!”
Dig Into My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge! Week #12 of my yearlong cooking project goes back to a show I produced for PBS in 2005, called “Cooking Under Fire” – it was the first ever cooking competition in the… Read More ›
The Tale Of Two “Potato Chip Egg” Recipes! Chef Ferran Adria’s Wild “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge! Why Did I Make It Twice?
Celebrating Chef Ferran Adria’s Wild Molecular Cooking! My “52 In 22” cooking challenge goes “molecular” for week #11’s recipe, thanks to the world’s greatest Chef! Here is the stack of cookbooks #11-20 for my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, and… Read More ›
Exploring A Paris Castle! My “Travel Tuesday” Series Has #Wanderlust For King Louie’s Chateau de Vincennes!
A New “Travel Tuesday” Series! Like my new house? I wish! As #QuarantineLife continues for all of us, I am tackling my severe #Wanderlust by launching a weekly series that takes us around the world vicariously! “Travel Tuesday” is meant… Read More ›
Welcome To My New Home! You know the phrase: “a man’s home is his castle”…well, let’s update it to say: “A Person’s Home Is Their Castle.” And in this case, Vincennes Castle in Paris is something that anyone would want… Read More ›
Meet Chef Stéphane Jego – And His Legendary Rice Pudding! One of the best bistros in Paris is called Chez L’Ami Jean – home to an acclaimed Chef who delivers traditional french food with a creative eye – and has… Read More ›
A Cat Cora “Catfight!” My wife Alex and I have been to Alinea, a Michelin 3-star restaurant in Chicago that is the greatest dining experience we’ve ever had. More on that in a moment, but first, the restaurant’s co-owner felt… Read More ›
Does The Michelin Guide Have A Female Chef Problem? Only FIVE Female 3-Star Michelin Chefs In The World!
Michelin’s Lack Of Stars For Female Chefs… First, bravo to Chef Dominique Crenn for receiving her third Michelin Star last fall, for her incredible cooking at her restaurant Atelier Crenn in San Francisco…more on that in a moment. While my… Read More ›
The Dark Side Of Michelin Stars! One Chef Rejects Them! A Famous Chef’s Suicide! The Pressure To Cook Three Star Food!
The Magic Of Food! When you see an incredibly inventive dish, created by a world renowned Chef, it makes your mouth water. However, imagine the pressure for these Chefs to turn out incredible food day after day after day… For… Read More ›
Grandma’s Cooking In The Kitchen! A Staten Island Restaurant Hires Unique Cooks – The World’s Nonnas!
Nonna’s In The Kitchen! As a foodie, I love this story: a great restaurant on Staten Island has hired Grandmas from all around the world to cook for him – and keep their family recipes alive for generations to come!… Read More ›