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 ›
52 in 22 recipes
“BAM!” If you could only SMELL how this dish looks…”bam” is the only way to describe it! For this week’s “52 In 22” cooking challenge, I wanted to celebrate one of the world’s first “Celebrity TV Chefs” – yes, it’s time for… Read More ›
I Made Elizabeth Taylor’s Favorite Chili! The Legendary “Chasen’s Chili” Is My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge!
Welcome To The Legendary Hollywood Haunt Chasen’s! Week #44 in my “52 In 22” cooking challenge heads back in time to celebrate an iconic Hollywood restaurant – and one of the town’s most legendary stars! Yes, Chasen’s was a classic… Read More ›
Cooking With Benjamin Franklin! How many of us can say that? Well, I had the chance to cook with one of America’s “founding fathers” because he was also a “founding foodie!” Remember that I shared these two recipes on July… Read More ›
Making Chef Dominique Crenn’s Unity Bread! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Also Has A Vegetable Parmentier!
Celebrating “Chefs For Unity” With Two Great Recipes! My latest “52 In 22” cooking challenge is helping raise awareness for an incredible organization called “Chefs For Unity!” A few months ago, a live streaming event was held to raise awareness… Read More ›
A Traditional Bermuda Fish Chowder! My wife Alex and I went to Bermuda several times, and we love the island, especially their use of “conch” AKA “scungilli” – which I have cooked with many times, and their incredible Bermuda Fish… Read More ›
Welcome To Harry’s Bar In Venice! Yes, it may seem nondescript outside, but inside is one of the most legendary bars in the world – Harry’s Bar in Venice Italy opened in 1931 – and the 91-year-old institution is famous… Read More ›
A Creole Jambalaya Recipe! My “52 In 22 Cooking Challenge” Goes “Pot Cooking” With The Commanders Palace!
Who Wants Jambalaya?” The word “Jambalaya” always reminds me of “Seinfeld”, when Kramer almost sings the word as he describes the dish – but I got my inspiration from one of New Orleans’ greatest restaurants! Commander’s Palace has been a… Read More ›
The World’s Most Decadent Mashed Potatoes! The late Chef Joe Robuchon was known to make the world’s most decadent mashed potatoes, and here’s why! Jöel Robuchon’s purée de pomme is known as the most famous mashed potatoes recipe in the… Read More ›
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 ›