Vincent Price Performs “The Monster Mash”! I love Vincent Price. He was a legendary Actor, an avid Art collector and an Art expert, and also a great Chef who wrote cookbooks – and he sang too! Yes, “Shocktober 2022” has… Read More ›
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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 “Capela” – Macau Meatloaf With Fat Rice! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Is Wrapped In Bacon!
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 ›
Dive Into The Gritty World Of “Tokyo Vice!” I cannot wait for this new thriller coming to HBOMax in early April – because it’s based on this real-life thriller: I loved this book, and the series “Tokyo Vice” is inspired by… 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 ›
Someone’s Got “Titanic” In Their Sights! My friend on Facebook shared this wild picture, showcasing the difference between the legendary Titanic and modern day mega cruisers! It led me to a story online about how the mega-cruise ship has gotten… 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 ›
52 Weeks! 52 Recipes! One Delicious Year! I shared this photo on New Year’s Day – I have challenged myself to cook a new recipe each week – that I make from scratch, each one from my cookbook library: one… Read More ›