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 ›
Stanley Tucci Sunday Gravy
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 ›
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 ›
Tackling “Tiffin” – And Eggplant! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Rolls Up Spinach-Stuffed Eggplant!
Celebrating The Modern “Tiffin!” As promised, my “52 In 22” cooking challenge is heading around the world to explore other cultures and their unique recipes! Thanks to acclaimed Chef Priyanka Naik, I am making an “on-the-go vegan dish with a… Read More ›
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 ›