I’m not kidding when I tell you this might be the best lobster roll I have ever tasted! Now, I can’t take all the credit, because this recipe actually comes from Chef Vosika at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston. I knew it was going to be good because New Englanders know their lobster!
Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 International Home and Housewares Show in Chicago. It is an event that I look forward to every year!
Imagine row after row, aisle after aisle of all the newest and greatest kitchenware and gadgets. I felt like a kid in a candy shop! There was so much to do and see that it is hard to summarize the four day extravaganza. So, I assembled a top 10 list of some of my favorite finds from the show.
Which one do you want in your kitchen? Tell us!
Keep reading for news from the show!
Am I nuts? Or shall I say, am I “Cronuts?!”
Right now I am in New York and I decided it was time I hopped on the cronut craze bandwagon. Today I will embark on a cronut quest through the streets of SoHo to see if I can get my hands on one of these coveted breakfast treats. I will be live blogging, tweeting and instagramming all along the way if you want to follow along for the adventure! #CronutQuest
Stay tuned for updates throughout the morning!
(Cronut image from the Dominique Ansel Bakery website)
The recipe I have for you today incorporates everything you love about a Denver Omelet (peppers, ham and cheese) all sandwiched inside a toasted bagel. But before we get to the recipe, I want to tell you about the Aspen Food and Wine Classic and how this recipe came about!
Keep reading for the rest of the story…
You are in for a treat today!
First I am going to show you how easy it is to make your own fresh ricotta cheese at home. Then, demonstrate how you can take that ricotta and use it in a simple and authentic cannoli. Finally, in the Italian spirit of not letting anything go to waste, I am even going to show you a fun trick for leftover vanilla bean pods.
Is your mouth watering yet?!
Keep reading for the recipes…
Around the World, How-To, Sweet Tooth, Tasty Travel | Tags: Christmas Dessert Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Easy Dessert Recipes, Italian Dessert Recipes, Italian Recipes, No-Bake Desserts
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It’s hard to believe that only a month ago I was whisked away to the island of Sicily, half a world away from my life in Los Angeles. I had no idea what to expect, but I quickly found Sicily to be overflowing with old-world charm, warmth, and a genuine feeling of family.
Keep reading for a trip back in time to old-world Sicilia…
Around the World, Dinner Tonight, Fresh and Healthy, Tasty Travel | Tags: Fish, Grilled Fish Recipes, Healthy Fish Recipes, Italian Dinner Recipes, Italian Recipes
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For me there is no better dessert than berries. I love just about any berry. From a plump, red strawberry picked in Ventura county just north of my home in Los Angeles, to a tart, bright orange cloudberry from a bog in the Arctic Circle.
Berries are perfect for making quick and flavorful desserts. This rustic tart is assembled in minutes without the fuss of a typical pie.
Keep reading for the recipe!
On a recent trip to San Francisco, I stopped by one of my favorite restaurants, the Boudin Bakery on Fisherman’s Wharf. I was there early in the day when they were still serving breakfast and I simply had to try one of their Sourdough Scramble Bowls. If you love soup in a bread bowl, why not try scrambled eggs in a bread bowl for breakfast!
Keep reading to learn how I made a copycat version of the Boudin Bakery Sourdough Scramble!
Do you love to go out to a Japanese restaurant for sushi and wonder if it is possible to recreate that experience in your own kitchen? You are in luck! Today I am going to show you, step-by-step, how to make sushi at home.
Keep reading to learn how to make this “Rock and Roll” Sushi Roll from Qsine Restaurant!
Last week I had the extraordinary pleasure of boarding the Celebrity Cruise Line for a 7-day “Excite The Senses” culinary themed adventure to Alaska! This was my first cruise and it was amazing to share the experience with my mom. There were so many stories, recipes and photos to share from our time onboard as well as on land, I don’t even know where to start! So, I decided to put together a “top 10″ list of yummy excerpts from the trip. If this serene and spectacular snapshot from our balcony isn’t enough to convince you to book your cruise right now, this mouth-watering list will have you ready to hop on board as soon as possible!
Keep reading if you have ever dreamed of going on a food lover’s cruise!