“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 ›
cooking challenge 52 in 22
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 ›
Carol’s terrific look at the food and culture around the world continues! Welcome back to my A-Z of World Cuisines after the Christmas and New Year break…where I will be looking at the countries of the world, their food and… 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 ›
“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 ›
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 ›
“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 ›
A Delicious “Tomato Gravy Catfish With Bacon!” Who’s hungry? If not, you will be after I share my latest “52 In 22” cooking challenge – thanks to a brilliant Chef from my home town of Seattle and a guy named… 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 ›