“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 ›
French Laundry 20
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 ›
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 ›
A Gorgeous Olive-Oil Poached Halibut With Soffrito And Piperade Recipe! My Latest “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge!
One Of My Most Beautiful “52 In 22” Dishes Yet! This week of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge was one of my highlights of the year! I am so happy with the look of this dish, and when you… Read More ›
I Love Scallops! No Matter WHAT Color They Are! Yes, scallops are one of my favorite items to cook with – but why and I mentioning color? Well, it’s all part of this week’s “52 In 22 cooking challenge!” It… Read More ›
A Delicious “Fish In Crazy Water” Recipe! My “52 In 22 Cooking Challenge” Has A Mediterranean Summer!
Cooking With “Crazy Water!” It’s summer, and that means I want to cook lighter, fresher but with tons of flavor – so my “52 In 22” cooking challenge heads to the Mediterranean for a delicious dish with some “crazy water!”… Read More ›
My “Meat Tie” Was Chef Ming Tsai’s “Gingered Beef With Asparagus And Leek” Recipe! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge!
Week #28 of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge started with this teaser photo, which I shared several weeks ago to see if anyone had an idea of what I was up to…the responses were inspired, hilarious and all wrong… Read More ›
Talk About A Wild Burger Mashup! Let’s get right to this! First, look at these ingredients,…hamburger. ASPARAGUS. Cherry tomatoes. LOBSTER. And PINEAPPLE. Week #21 in my “52 In 22” cooking challenge makes a wild “Surf And Turf Burger” for Memorial Day Weekend! Yes,… Read More ›
Celebrating Moroccan Cuisine! This is a “Chicken Pot Pie” – Moroccan style! One of the goals of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge is to go around the world to try new cuisines, and since I was given this cookbook… Read More ›