“It began, as all great adventures do, with Styrofoam…” That’s me – staring through a stack of styrofoam…where did they come from? What do they hold? It’s all part of a great “leftover adventure!” You see, we had friends over,… Read More ›
52 in 22 cooking challenge
Who Won The Washington Post’s Marinara Taste Test? I Made The Overwhelming Winner! Here’s the Recipe!
Who Makes The Best Store-Bought Marinara Sauce? Well, it’s a fun question to ask and so The Washington Post did just that – and taste-tested a dozen different ones – and guess what? That picked one that I actually made… Read More ›
The Wild Food At Cervejaria Ramiro In Lisbon! Scarlett Shrimp! “Crab Head” Crab + A Steak Sandwich Dessert! — johnrieber
Welcome To Lisbon! My wife Alex and I spent New Year’s in Lisbon and I plan to share many of our adventures with you! Portugal’s largest city is also one of Europe’s oldest and most diverse cities. Here is how… Read More ›
Stanley Tucci’s Family “Pasta Pie” aka “Timpano!” My “52 In 22″ Cooking Challenge Wraps With A BIG BIG”Big Night” Baked Drum Of Food!
Behold The Majesty Of Stanley Tucci’s Family Timpano Recipe! What a way to end 2022! Yes, I made this incredible dish, and if you don’t know what it is, then get ready for a wild culinary tour through Italy by… Read More ›
Do You “Osso Buco”? Well I Do! It’s one of the best looking plates I’ve made, and it happened on my first time making Osso Buco! Here’s the recipe I followed and how it turned out! Well, it all begins… Read More ›
“Somebody Feed Phil” These “Pasteis de Nata!” This week’s cooking challenge started with the TV series “Somebody Feed Phil” – because he went to Lisbon Portugal and devoured these “pasteis de nada!” They are traditional Egg Custard Tarts, made famous… Read More ›
Making “Crusty Chicken” With Jacques Pepin! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Honors This Master Chef’s Obsession With The Bird!
Making A Legendary Chef’s “Crusty Chicken!” We are in the last weeks of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, so I am honoring some of the most legendary Chefs of all time! Well, it wasn’t really a battle – Jacques… Read More ›
My “Bacon-Wrapped Maple-Glazed” Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Potato Pie! White Castle Stuffing Too!
Once a year, most of the country makes a Turkey. Some brine it, deep fry it, smoke it, or just bake it in an oven. But why do that when you can do THIS? For week #47 of my “52 In… Read More ›
Who Loves Potatoes? I Do, I Love Potatoes! I have spent all year cooking recipes for my “52 In 22” cooking challenge….most have been main courses, so this week I decided to tackle a classic side dish, thanks to an… Read More ›