Romantic Music For Valentines Day

February 13, 2013 1 Comment
Romantic Music For Valentines Day

Romantic Music For Your Valentines Day Special Dinner An Interview with Brad “Martini” Chambers from Martini In The Morning A lot of us will be dining at home this Valentines Day preparing a meal for that someone special in our lives. The food is obviously an important part of any romantic dinner but so is […]

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Pan Fried Scallops with Bacon and Grapefruit

February 12, 2013 3 Comments
Pan Fried Scallops with Bacon and Grapefruit

Scallops, Bacon & Grapefruit – How Good Can It Get One thing I love about my wife is how she enjoys experimenting with new recipes. If I happen to leave one of my old cooking magazines lying around the kitchen, she’ll pick it up and decide to try a few recipes from it. Or if […]

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How to Tie A Roast Videos

February 10, 2013 1 Comment
How to Tie A Roast Videos

How To Tie Meats To Roast & Why You Should Do It I put together a collection of cooking videos that I thought best represent how to tie a roast before cooking. To some more experienced cooks or those who love to tie knots, this may seem simple but to those of us who were […]

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Best 2013 Super Bowl Commercials

February 4, 2013 0 Comments
Best 2013 Super Bowl Commercials

Super Bowl Commercials for 2013 As expected, there were some very funny food-related commercials this year and I wanted to share one of my favorites, the Oreo ad. I also went back and found some past year commercials that made me laugh.  

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Pecorino Romano Cheese

February 3, 2013 5 Comments
Pecorino Romano Cheese

Pecorino (peh-koh-REE-noh) Romano Cheese From the word pecora which means ewe in Italian, cheeses made from sheep’s milk in Italy are called pecorino. Although the majority of pecorino is made in southern Italy, especially Sardinia, the best known pecorino is Pecorino Romano. Genuine Romano is only produced in the province of Rome from November to […]

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Hospitality Careers for Older Workers

January 31, 2013
Hospitality Careers for Older Workers

Are There Hospitality Management Jobs Available for Older Workers? If you look at the demographics of culinary students and working cooks/chefs, you’ll most likely see that the field is populated primarily by young professionals in their twenties and thirties. The reasons for this are varied, but are due in large part to the demanding nature […]

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Conversation with a Cheesemonger

January 29, 2013 4 Comments
Conversation with a Cheesemonger

Let’s talk about cheese I grew up eating pre-sliced American cheese on my grilled sandwiches, ham and cheese sandwiches, and open-faced broiled tomato and cheese sandwiches (my dad’s version of pizza).  Now I serve my 15 month old daughter slices of American cheese. She loves it! Some things never change, except today’s American cheese slices […]

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Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables

January 29, 2013 0 Comments
Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables

A Look at Ripe – A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables A good friend of ours from Utah just arrived for a visit and some business in Philadelphia. She came bearing gifts including this new cookbook by food writer Cheryl Sternman Rule and food photographer Paulette Philpot called Ripe:A Fresh, Colorful Approach to […]

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Becoming a Chef When You Have Food Allergies

January 28, 2013 2 Comments
Becoming a Chef When You Have Food Allergies

Can You Become a Chef with Food Allergies? One of the things people rarely discuss when talking about going to culinary school or becoming a chef is what happens when you are physically unable to work with certain ingredients. Food allergies – especially those that relate to seafood, nuts, and seeds—can be particularly debilitating, since […]

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What To Eat After You Have A Tooth Pulled

January 26, 2013 215 Comments
What To Eat After You Have A Tooth Pulled

  On Thursday I had to have a cracked, back tooth extracted. #18 to be precise. I knew it was going to be difficult to eat for a few days because of the swelling and soreness from having someone in there with dental pliers yanking a piece of me out and leaving a gaping hole. […]

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