How to Roast Garlic

February 21, 2017 4 Comments
How to Roast Garlic

You can never have enough garlic. We cook with a lot of garlic in our house. Next to onions, garlic is the second most used ingredient excluding salt and pepper. Garlic is used in so many of the recipes we prepare, we always have two or three heads on hand. From pasta sauces to stews […]

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A New Look at Fish Sauce

February 16, 2017 1 Comment
A New Look at Fish Sauce

My wife’s friend Laura from Chicago shared these thoughts that I wanted to pass along, especially since we recently wrote that a good substitute for Golden Mountain Sauce, which we included in our recipe for Roasted Cauliflower Steaks, is fish sauce. Fish Sauce – A Not-So-New Go-To for Chefs and Home Cooks by Contributing Writer […]

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Fleur d’Aunis Washed Rind Cheese

February 14, 2017 0 Comments
Fleur d’Aunis Washed Rind Cheese

A Great Value Washed Rind Cheese – Fleur d”Aunis I really like this cheese because it is a “value” cheese” however it is still an imported cheese from France so it’s not going to be that inexpensive. It’s also a “washed rind” cheese that is first bathed in Pineau des Charentes, a Cognac-fortified aperitif wine […]

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Marinated Radishes and Greens Salad Recipe

February 9, 2017 0 Comments
Marinated Radishes and Greens Salad Recipe

Delicious Salad Greens Served with Marinated Radishes Basically, this is a salad dressing recipe featuring marinated radishes that can be added to any type of greens or used as a condiment for other dishes that work well with the peppery taste of a radish.  I can see myself combining this dressing with chickpeas sometime soon. […]

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Culinary Careers and Hollywood Fame

February 6, 2017 0 Comments
Culinary Careers and Hollywood Fame

Who Wants To Become a Famous Chef The popularity of culinary school has been on the rise in recent years, and celebrity chefs have a lot to do with it. In the past, the only way to achieve true “fame” as a chef was to become noted in your city for great cuisine and a […]

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Mornay Sauce Recipe

February 2, 2017 0 Comments
Mornay Sauce Recipe

How to Make a Easy Mornay Sauce at Home I think of a Mornay sauce as the older cousin of Bechamel sauce which is confusing because Mornay is basically Bechamel with cheese added to it. This would make you think Bechamel must have come before Mornay but most people suspect Bechamel was created around the […]

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Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Curried Bok Choy Recipe

January 30, 2017 1 Comment
Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Curried Bok Choy Recipe

Cauliflower Steaks Are Hot Now & It’s Not Just the Curry Sauce At the beginning of August, when our oldest daughter was packing for college, I announced that once we were down to three at the dinner table, I’d be serving more cauliflower steaks.  This declaration occurred at a roadside farm stand on the North […]

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Spinach Kale Smoothie Recipe

January 23, 2017 1 Comment
Spinach Kale Smoothie Recipe

How to Make a Simple Spinach Kale Smoothie There are about as many ways to make a smoothie as there are cooking sites on the Internet.  The number’s not infinite of course but close to it. Just think of all the different ingredient combinations you can throw into a blender to make a tasty (sometimes […]

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Cauliflower Cheese Pie Recipe

January 17, 2017 2 Comments
Cauliflower Cheese Pie Recipe

How to Make the Most Delicious Cauliflower Cheese Pie Recipe Last weekend, my daughter and I took a day trip to NYC to see the matinee of Hamilton (amazing show and amazing that we were able to get tickets!).   By the time we emerged from the theater, a winter storm was already in progress, so […]

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Potato Gnocchi with Vegetable Noodles Video

January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Potato Gnocchi with Vegetable Noodles Video

How We Prepared A Quick & Easy Dinner With Gnocchi, Pink Sauce & Zoodles My daughter’s been home from college for Christmas break and we’ve been trying to make some of her favorite meals. A couple of nights ago my wife took my youngest daughter skiing for the day so when I asked my oldest […]

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