The Grechetto Grape

September 23, 2013 2 Comments
The Grechetto Grape

Grechetto Di Todi Superiore If you are a wine drinker, I’m sure you’ve heard of Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling but have you ever heard of Grechetto? I didn’t either until this weekend when I sampled a 2011 Grechetto Di Todi Superiore made in the Colli Martani DOC. I was very excited by […]

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Culinary Degrees Types

September 23, 2013 0 Comments
Culinary Degrees Types

What Are the Differences between AOS, AAS, and AA When you’re choosing a culinary school, one of the things you want to be sure and look out for is the type of degree or diploma awarded upon graduation. Many culinary schools don’t offer traditional degrees at all, instead opting for certificates of completion or diplomas. […]

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Bean Conversions

September 19, 2013 44 Comments
Bean Conversions

Dry Beans To Cooked Beans To Canned Beans I love beans but don’t love soaking beans overnight and then cooking them for hours in the middle of the week to make one of my favorite bean dishes. Yes, I know there advantages to cooking beans from scratch including nutrition, flavor and cost but there are […]

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Roasted Mahi Mahi and Swordfish On the Grill Recipe

September 17, 2013 0 Comments
Roasted Mahi Mahi and Swordfish On the Grill Recipe

Roasted Fish Cooked On the Grill Sometimes recipes just happen. In my case it happens more often than not. I like to get ideas from cookbooks and cooking magazines and then use what I have on hand to come up with something entirely different. That’s the case here. The night before preparing this recipe we […]

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Flippin Fish

September 12, 2013 2 Comments
Flippin Fish

How to Flip Fish With a Wide Spatula One of my first video tips, this one shows you how I flip fish with a wide, stainless steel spatula. This spatula is a great tool for turning fish but also works for lots of kitchen tasks like removing an enchilada from a pan, over-sized omelets, large […]

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Hospitality Management Field Explained

September 6, 2013
Hospitality Management Field Explained

What Exactly Is The Hospitality Management Field? The hospitality management field is responsible for providing a variety of services in a hotel, restaurant, casino, or tourist destination vacation setting. There are endless management positions available within the ever-growing hospitality field. Components of hospitality management include lodging, spa, travel, events, as well as food and catering. […]

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London Broil

September 5, 2013 6 Comments
London Broil

Is London Broil a Meat Cut or Cooking Technique? There are many common misconceptions about London broil and what exactly it is. When I was a kid, my mother would make London Broil for our family on occasion. She would walk into our local butcher, ask for “London broil,” and was inevitably handed a piece […]

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Pasta Carbonara Recipe

September 4, 2013 1 Comment
Pasta Carbonara Recipe

Macaroni Alla Carbonara My friend, Angelina, and her family went on a ten-day trip to Italy this summer so I of course had to pick her brain about the food she ate throughout the vacation. Unsurprisingly, Angelina gushed about the “paste della tradizione romana” (traditional Roman pastas) that she ordered at almost every meal. Angelina […]

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Vintage Food Commercials

September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Vintage Food Commercials

 Some of My Favorite Commercials From My Childhood I was working on a new Pinterest board for Favorite Food Memories and started thinking about some of the foods I enjoyed as a kid and then some of the jingles associated with those foods. I grew up in the fifties and sixties when television was transitioning […]

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Guacamole Deviled Eggs

August 31, 2013 0 Comments
Guacamole Deviled Eggs

“Try them, try them, and you may! Try them and you may, I say.” –  Dr. Seuss, Green Eggs and Ham I saw this idea for guacamole deviled eggs in a cooking magazine and told my wife about them. She must have thought it was a good idea because she and I, with a lot […]

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