Digging into the history of the 4th of July Food Part One
...I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary Festival.-John Adams
Simple and Elegant Asparagus on the Grill
I love asparagus. Where I live, the season for fresh is fleeting, so I try to eat it every week
Secrets to a glorious Grilled Caesar Salad
Grilled Caesar salad falls under the "snazzy" category in my book of favorite recipes. A simple technique that lends a taste of summer
The Art of the Tuscan Brick Grilled Chicken
It's Easier than roasting a chicken, inside or out on the grill, the secret is the black iron skillet.
5 Myths of a whole foods plant based diet
#plantbased #healthyeating #WFPB When I started embracing eating more plants in my food plans for better health, I came across A LOT of information about nutrition. I took a vegan nutrition course to dig a little deeper into what the science says. My main concern was how I was going to feel after I ate and would it taste as delicious as all of the other foods I love to eat? As a professional chef taste and flavor were dealbreakers for me if it was not up to my standards. So,
Get A Thrill From The Grill With Eggplant
Grilled Eggplant has been a staple on my grilling rotation for a long time. Easy, quick, and tasty, I always use the Italian Globe variety.
Alfresco Cooking Over An Open Fire
The magic of fire will inspire you to think outside the pit. When I had my outdoor kitchen built, my blacksmith installed a big fireplace with a trammel or swinging black hanging iron arm with notches in it so I could hang a black pot over the fire with ease and adjust the temperature by moving the pot to a different notch. This return to “no-tech” cooking has given me a new appreciation for cooking over open fires. The secret of success is the vessel or the vehicle to bake i