Breaking Bread With Dominque Crenn! She’s the first Female Chef to be awarded 3 stars from the Michelin Guide – and she’s breaking bread with everyone, in order to raise money for Ukrainian relief! My friend and acclaimed Chef Ming… Read More ›
My “Chocolate Salted Caramel Buttercream” Birthday Cake Surprise For Alex! This “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Was A Stacking Disaster!
My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has A Birthday To Celebrate! As those who are following this year-long series know, my wife Alex suggested I pick a new cookbook each week to make a recipe from , every week for… Read More ›
Biting Into Classic Hollywood! My “52 In 22” Challenge Has Three Classic Musso & Frank Dishes From Tinseltown’s Delicious Past!
First, Let Me Fix You A Drink… It’s the best Martini in Hollywood, and it’s served at the legendary Musso & Frank restaurant on Hollywood Boulevard! This photo is from their Cookbook / Memoir, and I will be cooking from… Read More ›
Time To Share An Amazing Holiday Feast! If you are looking to bite into something different this Easter weekend – time to go provencal! This is “Gigot D’Agneau” – and it’s my favorite holiday meal, thanks to the incredible Chef… Read More ›
Biting Down On Greatness! I get hungry every time I watch a movie with food in it. Thanks to Alex’s great idea, we decided to share this easy way to enjoy a “dinner AND a movie!” Make these terrific dishes… Read More ›
Happy National Sloppy Joe Day! Tanooki’s Homemade Cafe shares some great recipes and memories of this national treasure! Enjoy! I think I’d make some readers here nostalgic to your childhood memory today! So Sloppy Joe and I don’t have… 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 ›
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 ›
Behold The Legendary Sous Vide Lobster From The French Laundry! The photo above is Chef Thomas Keller’s recipe called: “Butter -poached Maine Lobster tail, hen-of-the-woods mushrooms, bone marrow, sweet carrots and pearl onions”! And I am going to make it!… 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 ›