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.
 

Celebrity Chef Tour in Washington, DC

February 26, 2008 0 Comments
Celebrity Chef Tour in Washington, DC

Celebrity Chef Tour Benefiting the James Beard Foundation to Host a Delectable Evening at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel If anyone is interested in some great food for a great cause and are in the Washington, D.C area this Saturday, March 1st, you may want to check out this press release for The Celebrity Chef Tour. […]

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The New Reluctant Gourmet Cooking Community Forum

November 11, 2007 3 Comments
The New Reluctant Gourmet Cooking Community Forum

The Reluctant Gourmet Cooking Forum is Closed for Now   If you are looking for another fun and informative place to discuss cooking, food, recipes, techniques, check out my new Cooking Community Forum. It’s brand new and will need some design tweaking, but it’s there for you to start contributing to. “You Have To Eat, […]

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Keeping Up With The Joneses

September 12, 2007 0 Comments
Keeping Up With The Joneses

I had the great pleasure of being invited to an event at the Harriton House in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania this week to celebrate the story of Wales and the Welsh in the USA that included incredible Welsh food and drink. The event was called Keeping Up with the Joneses and I’m not sure if Bruce […]

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Humbled But What a Great Night of Cooking

August 4, 2007 3 Comments
Humbled But What a Great Night of Cooking

Even as a novice home cook, I would say I have a better than average knowledge when it comes to cooking, but the other night at Blackfish, one of the hottest new restaurants in the Main Line area, I was humbled. My wife and I were invited there by our good friends Catherine and Eric […]

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3rd Annual Champagne Pairing Culinary Contest

May 11, 2007 0 Comments
3rd Annual Champagne Pairing Culinary Contest

Someone sent me this notice of a Champagne Pairing Culinary contest for culinary students that I thought you might be interested in. I don’t know anything about the association but wanted to pass it on to any interested culinary students who visit my blog.  I did visit their site and there is a ton of interesting information about Champagne […]

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Introducing Chef Terrell Garrett

April 16, 2007 0 Comments
Introducing Chef Terrell Garrett

In my last blog, Chocolate Fudge Cake, I mentioned Chef Terrell Garrett who sent me the recipe as part of my Ask A Chef feature but I forgot to introduce him. Chef Garrett wrote me and said he was “now retired and would be willing to provide my expertise.”  When he told me about his […]

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Ron Sexsmith in Concert

January 15, 2007 0 Comments
Ron Sexsmith in Concert

This has nothing to do with cooking, although I did have a great Tommy Gunn’s pulled pork sandwich before the show, but I wanted to share my concert experience with you. Last night my wife treated a couple of our friends and me to see Ron Sexsmith play at World Café Live here in Philadelphia.  […]

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A Birthday Butter Feast

December 6, 2006 0 Comments
A Birthday Butter Feast

It’s birthday season at our house and the girls get to choose what they want for dinner. My oldest daughter wanted all her favorite foods that could be dipped in butter. Not great for my diet but we obliged. Artichokes We started out with fresh artichokes that were trimmed and simmered. To trim an artichoke, […]

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Welcome to My New Reluctant Gourmet Web Blog

March 7, 2006 8 Comments
Welcome to My New Reluctant Gourmet Web Blog

UPDATE Once again I’ve changed the look and feel of The Reluctant Gourmet Website / Blog.  I still think of it as a website but now that I’m using WordPress as the operating system to present it to you, I guess you could call it a blog. Really doesn’t matter what you call it as […]

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