Reviews

Over the years of working on this site and working on becoming a better and better cook, I’ve also been honored to get some nice mentions in the press. It’s funny, because I didn’t expect any of it, but I am really glad that people have used my site as a resource. It’s always great to get a pat on the back for a job well done, but my favorite reviews are the letters and emails I receive from readers thanking me for my help. Here is a collection of the positive reviews about the Reluctant Gourmet site. Thank you for helping this site grow, because without my readers, none of this would have been possible.
 

4Gourmets

September 7, 2012
4Gourmets

Hear’s what 4Gourmet.com said about The Reluctant Gourmet “Even Julia Child had to start somewhere. A great site for the novice cook.”  

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Netsurfer Digest

September 7, 2012
Netsurfer Digest

COOKING FOR THE CLUELESS The Reluctant Gourmet is a former bond broker by day, dedicated amateur chef by night who wants to help everyone become something more than a decent cook. The Gourmet’s Web site includes featured meals (including a Valentine’s dinner featuring foods that are “orgasmic” – we’ll go for that), archived recipes, a […]

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Monterey County The Herald

September 7, 2012
Monterey County The Herald

Menu magic: If your dinner tastes like the cardboard it came in, stop by the Reluctant Gourmet’s site for recipes,a kitchen tool guide, cooking tips, a chef’s Q&A and Cheese 101.

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Fast Company

September 7, 2012 0 Comments
Fast Company

“You’ll have no trouble finding your way around the Reluctant Gourmet — even if you get lost in your own kitchen. The “From a to z” section is a comprehensive glossary of terms ( “al dente,” “saffron,” and “Worcestershire sauce,” for example ), while the “Cooking Primer” has detailed explanations of basic techniques like roasting […]

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St Petersburgh Times

September 7, 2012 0 Comments
St Petersburgh Times

  “Reluctant cooks will find a friend at http://www.reluctantgourmet.com. The skimpy From A to Z glossary section defines cooking terms and ingredients such as “al dente” and “bouquet garni” but goes only to “Worcestershire sauce.” More are promised soon. The Cooking Primer explains basic techniques such as roasting and braising. Many of the site’s recipes […]

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Comments From You

September 7, 2012 0 Comments
Comments From You

 Here are some comments from some of you. I really apprecite hearing from you and will try to get more of them posted. They are very appreciated so let me say thank you to all of you who contact me and let me know what you think of the site.   “I have been basking […]

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NetFood Digest

September 7, 2012 0 Comments
NetFood Digest

Reluctant Gourmet http://www.reluctantgourmet.com/ Review by Debbie Mazo “For people who suffer from kitchen phobia, the Reluctant Gourmet has the cure. Hosted by an amateur cooking enthusiast, this culinary guide has all the answers for first-time cooks who want to become confident chefs. If you can barely boil water, the Cooking Primer offers the absolute basics. […]

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Daily News Food

September 7, 2012 0 Comments
Daily News Food

August 14, 2002 Digital digest The Reluctant Gourmet (www.reluctantgourmet.com) is a kind and gentle culinary Web site for beginning and intermediate cooks. Created by former Wall Street broker G. Stephen Jones (pictured, with daughter Nell), who found relief and escape in coming home to cook after a stressed-out day or week at the office, the […]

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100 Top Cooking Sites

September 7, 2012 0 Comments
100 Top Cooking Sites

100 Top Cooking Sites NUMBER 14. The Reluctant Gourmet New to cooking? The Reluctant Gourmet will help turn you in to a fearless gourmet with cooking tips, techniques and hundreds of tasty recipes.  

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Alexa Review

September 7, 2012 0 Comments
Alexa Review

Subjects > Home > Cooking > Techniques Most Popular In Techniques The 5 most visited sites in all ‘Techniques’ categories, updated daily! # 2. The Reluctant Gourmet

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Culinary Schools

Ice Cream Sundays

Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe

Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe

Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe On a recent trip to State College, PA, my wife stopped at Tait Farms to pick up some local products including a Strawberry Dark Chocolate Sauce that my daughter thought would be a great ingredient to try in a new gelato or ice cream. I also had some Dark […]

August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Chocolate Trail Mix Ice Cream

Chocolate Trail Mix Ice Cream

How About Some Chocolate Ice Cream with a Bit of Trail Mix While I was down in the basement working out, I heard my youngest daughter upstairs in the kitchen preparing something.  My daughter has cerebral palsy and uses a walker to get around so I could hear the wheels rolling back and forth as […]

July 25, 2014 5 Comments
Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

 We Used Starbucks Hot Chocolate Mix For This One Maddie and I were thinking about making some homemade ice cream and since chocolate is her favorite, we thought we would give that a try. I looked in the recipe book that came with my new Cuisinart Ice Cream Gelato Maker and found a basic recipe […]

July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Strawberry Gelato Recipe

Strawberry Gelato Recipe

Fresh Seasonal Strawberries Make For Great Gelato By now you know I am the proud owner of a Cuisinart Commercial Quality Ice Cream & Gelato Maker given to me by my neighbors Bob and Barbara for my recent birthday and I’ve been experimenting with it to learn how to make great homemade ice cream and […]

June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Difference Between Ice Cream and Gelato

Difference Between Ice Cream and Gelato

What’s the Difference Between Ice Cream & Gelato I celebrated a big birthday at the beginning of the month and my wife invited some friends over including my neighbor who gave me a Cuisinart Commercial Quality Ice Cream & Gelato Maker (ICE-100) as a birthday present.  This past weekend, my youngest daughter and I put […]

June 20, 2014 5 Comments

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