Originating in Korea, black garlic has been generating quite a buzz in American kitchens lately. Black garlic is created through a process of fermentation combined with high heat over a long period of time resulting in rich, amazingly black cloves. … Continue reading Test Kitchen; Black Garlic
No, not Hemingway’s Moveable Feast, but a food moveable feast! I’ve had the great opportunity to be on the recipe developing side of Moveable Feast for Fine Cooking Magazine. The PBS special has been airing on Sundays at 3PM. The … Continue reading A Moveable Feast
Our first chef instructor was a man of clear distinction and significance. His list of accolades, accomplishments and credentials was longer than the length of my right arm (which is significantly longer than my left). He commanded the kitchen when … Continue reading The Meaning of the Word “SIGNIFICANT”
My first encounter with this divine grain-based meal happened a couple of summers back. I was minding my own plate at a lazy afternoon picnic, and try as I might, I just couldn’t manage to keep my eyes off the … Continue reading Will You Mujadarrah Me?
I’ve been searching for this product for quite some time. I’ve been searching for so long, that I forgot where I originally heard about coconut syrup. I had been told by numerous shopkeepers in healthy food stores in and around … Continue reading Raw Coconut Syrup!
Are you tired of tuning in to the frenetic madness of watching whirling-dervish chefs compete with each other on the set of a cold stainless-steel kitchen? Does the sound of clanging pots, rattled nerves, gnashing teeth, and sweaty brows bring … Continue reading America’s Test Kitchen!
You must know by now that there’s nothing more comforting to me than food, glorious food. However, being the food-junkie that I am (and it is by all means an addiction), there have been times when I just couldn’t control … Continue reading Buddha-full Buddha Bowl
Do you know what you’re eating? Do you know what’s in your food? Do you know how your food has been made? Do you know if the meat you’re eating has come from an animal that has been cloned? Do … Continue reading Never Too Late!
Aside from going bananas in and around what I’ve counted as the ninth snow storm to date (with more coming our way), I’ve been spending a lot of time with my bread machine. Why? Who knows? Perhaps it’s because being … Continue reading Going Bananas!
Lucky me! I had the pleasure of seeing Prince last Tuesday evening, January 18, at Madison Square Garden. Needless to say, it was quite a performance. Prince is a musical genius, in my humble opinion, and I believe quite a … Continue reading I Get Delirious!