Sage Brown Butter Sauce Recipe

October 26, 2016 0 Comments
Sage Brown Butter Sauce Recipe

A Great Brown Butter Sauce with Sage Can Elevate ANY Meal The other night I prepared a pan fried chicken with roasted fall vegetable medley including butternut squash, potatoes and apples. The side dish was incredible and I’ve been serving it with both pork and flounder because it’s that good. The chicken is easy to […]

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Historic Harriton House Apple Tasting

October 18, 2016 0 Comments
Historic Harriton House Apple Tasting

Heirloom Apples Abound This weekend I had the opportunity to attend a Fall apple tasting at the Historic Harriton House in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Hosted by curator Bruce Gill who collects heirloom apples from various locations throughout the area, some varieties over 300 years old and still being grown for eating “out of hand”, baking […]

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Roasted Fall Vegetable Medley Recipe

October 16, 2016 0 Comments
Roasted Fall Vegetable Medley Recipe

Consummate Side Dish Recipe For Fall Vegetables I’m always looking for great side dishes that are easy to make and don’t take forever to prepare. For years I thought a meal was all about the main ingredient – a chicken breast, a pork chop, a piece of fish, but over the years I’ve realized what […]

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Fall Soups Infographic

October 13, 2016 0 Comments
Fall Soups Infographic

Fall Soup Recipes I was sent an email from PersonalCreations promoting this cool infographic for fall soups that I thought you might enjoy. It offers some very simple ideas for classic Fall soups. If you are interested, I have posted many of these same soups on my site that are a little more involved and […]

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Best Sloppy Joe Recipe

October 11, 2016 5 Comments
Best Sloppy Joe Recipe

How to Make a Great Sloppy Joe Sandwich I purchased some grass fed, organic ground beef from Whole Foods and was going to grill some hamburgers for dinner when my wife said she was in the mood for comfort food and would I make Sloppy Joe’s instead.  I haven’t made Sloppy Joe’s in years so […]

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Cooking for Business or Pleasure

September 24, 2016 0 Comments
Cooking for Business or Pleasure

The Difference Between Cooking for Pleasure or As A Career Although most of the top culinary institutions and trade schools gear their curriculum toward students who desire to make a career out of cooking, the end goal doesn’t have to be a job in a restaurant or hotel. In fact, growing numbers of students at […]

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Give the Gift of Cooking Classes

September 21, 2016 0 Comments
Give the Gift of Cooking Classes

Why Do Cooking Classes Make Good Gifts? Cooking classes can be a great gift for that special someone in your life. It doesn’t matter whether they’re interested in all things culinary, or if they think the oven is just another place to store shoes – developing cooking skills can be a fun and interactive way […]

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Intro to Dining Etiquette

September 17, 2016 1 Comment
Intro to Dining Etiquette

How to Teach Your Kids Proper Table Manners My mother hosted elegant cocktail parties in the 1960’s, punctuated by martini’s, deviled quail eggs, and all the latest orange-on-pink raw silk fashions. Her attention to elegance extended to the family dinner table, where we were expected to display impeccable table manners and were briskly taken to […]

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First Steps In Finding a Culinary School

September 8, 2016 0 Comments
First Steps In Finding a Culinary School

Finding the Right Culinary School: What to Do First Once you’ve decided that you’re ready to take the plunge and go to culinary school, there is still quite a bit of work to be done—especially finding the right school. Unless you’ve received a culinary scholarship tied to one particular school, you’ll need to consider everything […]

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Simple Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

September 6, 2016 0 Comments
Simple Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

How to Prepare Homemade Bruschetta with Fresh Seasonal Tomatoes It’s still summer so it’s still bruschetta time. Let me start by describing what bruschetta is. Pronounced brew-SKET-ta, bruschetta is a simple Italian appetizer that starts with toasted slices of bread brushed with olive oil and rubbed with garlic and goes from there. I know you […]

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