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 ›
52 in 22 recipes
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 ›
Alex Loves Oysters! My wife Alex loves oysters – and since she was behind the idea for my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, I chose week #30 in my yearlong cooking effort to make her beloved bi-valves THREE WAYS! “The Big… 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 ›
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 ›
Who Wants To Be “Deliciously” Healthy? Yes, this is the end result of week #24 of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge – a terrific, healthy Turkey Chili that’s loaded with flavor, not fat! This is my stack of cookbooks… Read More ›
A Strawberry-Stuffed Chocolate Taco! Well, let’s just say it: this is a match made in culinary heaven! My “52 In 22” cooking challenge has a delicious recipe from the heart of Napa Valley wine country, thanks to my good friend… Read More ›
One-Pan Crispy Spaghetti Chicken! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has “Shelf Love” From Ottolenghi Test Kitchen!
Here Is Some “Shelf Love!” It’s week #22 in my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, and after stacking a burger very high last week, I’m going to make something that has “shelf love!” Here are the next ten cookbooks in… Read More ›