Events

Events, Projects, Family, Social Networking – Every now and again I like to write about some event I was able to participated in or I was able to attend. It can range from helping my neighbors son with a high school senior project to figuring out what to eat after having a tooth pulled. There are charity events mentioned along with holidays and birthdays for me and my family.
 

The Culinary Hall of Fame

September 14, 2012
The Culinary Hall of Fame

  New Web Site “Honoring All Things Culinary” My friend, Chef David Nelson, just announced the opening of their new web site, Culinary Hall of Fame to showcase culinary web sites, products, services and skills. As a visitor, you will be able to express your opinion daily by voting and writing comments for your favorite […]

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New Dynamic Reluctant Gourmet Website Coming Soon

September 13, 2012
New Dynamic Reluctant Gourmet Website Coming Soon

I’ve received some emails from some of you noticing I haven’t been posting many blog posts recently and if everything is all right. First let me thank you for your concerns and let you know that everything is just fine. The reason I haven’t been posting much lately is because we are putting the finishing […]

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A Little Introduction to Slow Food and the Ark of Taste

November 18, 2011 0 Comments
A Little Introduction to Slow Food and the Ark of Taste

I knew very little about the Slow Food movement and nothing about the Ark of Taste so I was pleasantly surprised when I learned my neighbor’s daughter and new food friend, Margot, was involved with both and started her own web site selling some of the Ark of Taste products. I asked her to explain […]

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The Reluctant Gourmet Cookbook Challenge

September 29, 2011 35 Comments
The Reluctant Gourmet Cookbook Challenge

Get Out of That Comfort Zone! Like most home cooks, I rarely put new meals in front of my family each week. Yes, I have more opportunity to try new dishes because I’m looking for recipes to write about here on my cooking blog, which I usually try out on my family. Saying that, I […]

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Smorrebrod Coming To New York City

November 6, 2010 0 Comments
Smorrebrod Coming To New York City

You might remember a few weeks ago I interviewed famous Danish chef, Trina Hahnemann, covering her new cookbook “The Scandinavian Cookbook.” If you have a knack for wonderfully delicious Danish food, like myself, and are living in the New York City area then you are in luck. The Consulate General of Denmark invites you to […]

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Sade’s Soldier of Love

February 9, 2010 1 Comment
Sade’s Soldier of Love

The Perfect Romantic Music For Valentine’s Day Dinner Not to date myself too much, but I remember when I was just learning how to cook back in the 80’s, an ex-girlfriend turned me on to the music of Sade.  We listened to her 1984 debut album Diamond Life endlessly while preparing special meals in her […]

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Taste of Something Better

October 20, 2009 4 Comments
Taste of Something Better

LG Cooking Competition I started this website over a decade with this concept in mind, “You have to eat, so why not learn to cook and eat well?” I have really lived by that ever since, so when the wonderful people from LG contacted me about their “Taste of Something Better” cooking competition, where they […]

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LG Electronics Recipe Contest With Bon Appetit

August 10, 2009 2 Comments
LG Electronics Recipe Contest With Bon Appetit

Big Recipe Contest – Taste of Something Better The folks at LG Electronics along with one of my favorite cooking magazines, Bon Appétit are looking for “foodies, gourmands and gastronomes” to enter their Taste of Something Better recipe contest and cooking competition. They are looking for “original recipes” from “amateur chefs across the nation, challenging […]

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Jersey Shore Summer Fun

August 3, 2009 0 Comments
Jersey Shore Summer Fun

It’s that of the year again when I vacation at the Jersey shore with my family in Avalon and share with you recipes, cooking techniques and restaurant reviews from my favorite vacation destination. Our first night down here we enjoyed our traditional first meal of local Jersey tomatoes with fresh Mozzarella and basil, local corn […]

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Father’s Day Breakfast In Bed

June 21, 2009 1 Comment
Father’s Day Breakfast In Bed

Happy Father’s Day Here’s me this morning in bed on Father’s Day with a meal prepared by my youngest daughter (9) with some help from her mother. Here’s what’s on their menu: Aebleskiver – Danish Pancakes served with powdered sugar Bacon Fresh Lancaster, PA strawberries Blueberries Fresh Orange Juice Hazelnut Coffee What a treat for […]

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