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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Turkey Cranberry Wreath Recipe

January 9, 2017 0 Comments
Turkey Cranberry Wreath Recipe

A Wreath For Eating, Not Hanging On Your Front Door Every year we can count on at least one invitation to a holiday season potluck dinner.  This gives me the opportunity to make my super easy and seasonally festive turkey cranberry wreath……not for hanging on the door, but for consumption. My copy of the recipe […]

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Ratio Chart for Converting Fresh Herbs to Dried Herbs

January 5, 2017 10 Comments
Ratio Chart for Converting Fresh Herbs to Dried Herbs

How To Convert Fresh Herb to Dried Herbs Let me start by saying, I try to use fresh herbs over dried herbs as much as humanly possible. We grow fresh herbs in the spring and throughout the summer and many of them last through the fall and some right into winter. If we don’t have […]

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Beef Wellington Recipe

January 2, 2017 2 Comments
Beef Wellington Recipe

How to Make the Best Beef Wellington This Beef Wellington recipe has become a tradition in our house. We prepare it every couple of years for Christmas and made it again this year. If I’m lucky, we will have it next year and the year after that. My wife originally found a recipe in Fine […]

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Mug Cakes Cookbook

December 20, 2016 0 Comments
Mug Cakes Cookbook

A Cookbook For Cakes in a Cup Back in January of 2013, I posted a recipe for Chocolate Cake in a Cup sent to us with all the ingredients plus four mugs by my sister-in-law.  I wasn’t wowed at the time but after my oldest daughter made one of them in the microwave in just […]

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