Nothing Better Than Freshly Shucked Oysters! I love fresh oysters! The look, the briny freshness of the ocean, and of course, the icy cold sensation as they slide down your throat…and they are incredibly good for you as well! Here… Read More ›
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Welcome To The Millbrook Inn! My wife Alex and I love to travel, and when our close friend Yvette Fromer opened this gorgeous Inn recently, we knew we’d have to visit! As her terrific website notes: “In a building over… Read More ›
Having A Delicious “Dinner And A Movie” – With Julia Child! I love food and I love movies – so what is better than a chance for a “dinner and a movie?” I have been cooking dishes from some of… Read More ›
Welcome to my new A-Z …World Cuisines…where I will be looking at the countries of the world, their food and national dish or their most popular dish around the world…by this I mean some dishes are eaten in many countries as… Read More ›
Happy National Mojito Day! If you’re a fan of the refreshing boozy drink, let’s raise your glass now! As it is summer, our neighbor’s grocery stores have blooming fresh mints and lemon/limes. My body was expecting a nice cold… Read More ›
Tanooki always shares terrific recipes and here’s another one! July is National Picnic Month! Let’s make some colorful dish with fresh summer vegetables and get a picnic party started! After we had a heatwave hit several weeks ago in… Read More ›
A 4th Of July Feast With America’s “Founding Foodies”! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Revolutionary Recipes!
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 ›
A Vietnamese “Banh xeo” Pancake Recipe! My “52 In 22” Challenge Heads To Vietnam With Chef Ottolenghi!
Heading Around The World To Discover Vietnamese Cuisine! One of the things I enjoy most about my year-long cooking challenge is that I can go to places in the world where the food is uniquely different that what I usually… Read More ›
Happy National Pineapple Day! Did you know, today 6/27 is the day to enjoy some pineapple. Fresh pineapples used to be super rare finds when I was a kid, so I used to enjoy pineapples either as juice or… Read More ›
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 ›