Pork Ragu Recipe

February 20, 2015 2 Comments
Pork Ragu Recipe

One of My Favorite Sauces for Fresh Pasta My friend Geoff is an excellent cook and an even better baker. You may have seen his recipe for The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie. He has also shared with me his Apple Pear Cake and Chocolate Cake recipes. He is also a wonderful pasta maker. At least […]

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Spaghetti with Tomato Caper Sauce Recipe

February 12, 2015 0 Comments
Spaghetti with Tomato Caper Sauce Recipe

A Delicious Quick & Easy Midweek Sauce for Spaghetti Last night my youngest daughter was at a meeting for young entrepreneurs and my wife had to work late. My oldest daughter was prepping for her SATs with a tutor and I knew she would be hungry when she finished up. I didn’t have anything planned […]

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Culinary School Frequently Asked Questions

February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Culinary School Frequently Asked Questions

What You Should Ask Before Deciding on Culinary School We thought it would be helpful to share a variety of questions found on various culinary school websites FAQ pages. We encourage you to visit the websites of any culinary schools you are interested in attending and look for an FAQ page where you can find […]

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Angel Hair Pasta With Spinach and Herbs Recipe

February 9, 2015 1 Comment
Angel Hair Pasta With Spinach and Herbs Recipe

How to Make a Simple Pasta with Spinach & Herbs Plus Pasta Making Tips For Perfect Pasta When you think of cooking pasta, the first thing you typically do is throw a pot of salted water on the stove and bring to a full, rolling boil. This is perfect for dried pasta but fresh pasta […]

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Taleggio Cheese

February 5, 2015 0 Comments
Taleggio Cheese

Taleggio – One of the Best “Value” Cheeses Lately I’ve been on the hunt for “value cheeses” and the washed rind Taleggio from Italy is one of the best examples I can describe that fits my idea of a great value cheese.  Taleggio is a washed rind cheese that can be found in every gourmet […]

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Danish Biksemad Hash Recipe

February 2, 2015 4 Comments
Danish Biksemad Hash Recipe

The Perfect Recipe For Pork Leftovers As a kid, my mom who grew up in Denmark would make this dish anytime there was leftover pork. It might have been leftover pork loin from a Sunday roast or broiled to death pork chops from midweek.  As with most pork dishes my mom made, they were usually […]

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Remember – Just Nibble Cartoon

January 29, 2015 0 Comments
Remember – Just Nibble Cartoon

Dining Under the Sea with a Fish Couple My cartoon idea of two fish out on a date at a fancy restaurant under the sea with one warning the other to just nibble at the worm on the hook. Must be tricky fish going out on the town for a bite to eat. Have to […]

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Green Soup Recipe

January 26, 2015 7 Comments
Green Soup Recipe

Or How I Clean Out My Refrigerator of All Those Aging Vegetables How often do you look in your refrigerator, pull open the vegetable drawer and notice a whole bunch of green vegetables that are starting to wilt and need to be used soon or tossed out? We buy vegetables in bulk at farmer’s markets, […]

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Linguine and Clam Sauce Recipe

January 22, 2015 4 Comments
Linguine and Clam Sauce Recipe

How to Make Linguine and Clam Sauce This is one of those great pasta recipes that are perfect any time of year especially when you need to come up with a quick meal in the middle of the week. Except for the fresh clams that are nice to include but not necessary, the rest of […]

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Chocolate Truffles or Truffles Underground

January 18, 2015 1 Comment
Chocolate Truffles or Truffles Underground

When Is a Truffle NOT a Truffle? Ask a chef at a white tablecloth restaurant to describe a truffle, and he or she will probably wax poetic about the very expensive fungi that grow beneath oak trees. Ask a pastry chef to describe a truffle, and you will hear of a soft-centered confection coated in […]

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