How Not To Cook

April 11, 2018 1 Comment
How Not To Cook

How Not To Cook – Common Cooking Mistakes & How to Avoid Them A while back I started writing a cookbook, How NOT to Cook – Common Cooking Mistakes & How to Avoid Them. I wrote about a dozen chapters on mistakes I’ve made over the years and how I ultimately learned the right way […]

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InstaPot Chicken Curry Recipe

March 30, 2018 0 Comments
InstaPot Chicken Curry Recipe

How to Make Indian Style Curried Chicken Thighs in Your InstaPot Last night I was home alone and needed a quick and easy meal and was in the mood for Indian cuisine. I purchased a package of boneless / skinless chicken thighs earlier in the day and had in hand all of the other ingredients […]

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Best Foods at NCAA Basketball Schools

March 14, 2018 0 Comments
Best Foods at NCAA Basketball Schools

March Madness Favorite Foods It’s the start of March Madness and I just watched this very interesting slideshow at Food Management, a website that “features trends and best practices, products and solutions’ for noncommercial foodservice institutions.  With the start of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, they are looking at 16 schools in the tournament and put […]

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Spicy Shrimp and Red Lentils Recipe

March 8, 2018
Spicy Shrimp and Red Lentils Recipe

How to Make Spicy Shrimp and Red Lentils Last night we prepared this Indian style shrimp and lentils dish from one of our Food Network magazines.  It was delicious, easy to prepare and a great weekday meal.  There is a little prep but no more than 15 minutes alone or half that if you are […]

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InstaPot Bolognese Sauce Recipe

February 28, 2018 5 Comments
InstaPot Bolognese Sauce Recipe

How I Made My Favorite Bolognese Sauce In An InstaPot Bolognese is one of my all-time favorite Italian sauces for pasta. I think of it as comfort food, a meal that makes me feel good. I like it so much, I have a few versions of it on my website including Bolognese Sauce Recipe, Bolognese […]

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Roasted Pistachio Crusted Trout Recipe

February 21, 2018 0 Comments
Roasted Pistachio Crusted Trout Recipe

How to Roast Pistachio Crusted Trout We are trying to eat more fish in our house, at least once or twice a week. Trout is a favorite, quick and easy to prepare and quite reasonable priced. I picked up this farm raised trout at Wegmans. Roasting Fish Rule Our general rule of thumb for roasting […]

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Restaurant Quality Blue Cheese Sauce for Steak

February 11, 2018 0 Comments
Restaurant Quality Blue Cheese Sauce for Steak

How to Make Restaurant Quality Blue Cheese Sauce for Steak There are countless number of notable blue cheese sauces available but this one is an exception and one I would consider restaurant quality because it uses an ingredient essential to classic sauces. That ingredient would be demi glace, an extremely rich brown reduction sauce used […]

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InstaPot Black Bean Soup Recipe

January 27, 2018 1 Comment
InstaPot Black Bean Soup Recipe

How to Make Incredible Black Bean Soup in an InstaPot For Christmas, I received my very first InstaPot, the most popular holiday cooking gadget as reported by Amazon. This amazing multi-cooker is part sauté pan, slow cooker, ricer, steamer, yogurt maker and most importantly, a pressure cooker The first thing I prepared after receiving it […]

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Ingredient Conversions and Equivalents

January 17, 2018 1 Comment
Ingredient Conversions and Equivalents

How to Convert Ingredients for Your Favorite Recipes Let’s face it, there are many times you’re prepping your ingredients to make a meal and realize you have the ingredients you need but they are not in the format required by the recipe. For example, the recipe may need 1-1/2 pounds cooked spinach but they don’t […]

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Tomato Tarragon Cream Sauce Recipe

January 10, 2018 2 Comments
Tomato Tarragon Cream Sauce Recipe

How to Make a Tarragon Cream Sauce with Tomatoes The other day we found pick up some lobster ravioli at Di Bruno Brothers Italian Market in our local Farmer’s Market. We’ve had them before and they are amazing. Pricey but tasty. We needed a sauce to go with them so my wife did a little […]

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