With Thanksgiving approaching, I wanted re post some of my past Thanksgiving articles (2018 Thanksgiving Tips) and extol the virtues of how to cook your turkey is about a half of the normal time. Spatchcock or butterflied turkey allows you to cook the bird more evenly, sear the skin on the dark meat and get…… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2019 (Cook your turkey in half the time)
Avocados are one of nature’s best foods, having been dubbed a “SuperFood”. The avocado is one of the most nutrient-full foods available. Ounce for ounce, they are among the richest in fiber, folate, potassium, vitamin E, and magnesium among all fruits. I love avocados and eat 1-2 a week. In our house, it’s not a…… Continue reading How to Slice & Dice an Avocado
Grilled Pizza is a wonderful way to enjoy outdoor cooking and pizza at the same time. You can see the video here (Grilled Pizza on YouTube) and the recipe is listed below Grilled Pizza Bianco with Shaved Asparagus and Arugula – If you have never grilled pizza dough before, you may think it would just…… Continue reading How to Grill a Pizza (Video)
My friend Adam Glawe asked me to help him prepare a Northern Italian meal for a small group of ten. We split the duties, each of us taking half the meal. I prepared the Antipasto, which was a charcuterie board. To add to our challenges, since part of the group was Gluten free, we made…… Continue reading Another “Catering” gig – Italian Meal for 10
This video will show you how to dice an onion quickly, without making you cry. More video tips to follow in the coming days. Hope this one is helpful.
So this is an addendum to the addendum (10 Chimneys Addendum) regarding the 10 Chimney Garden Party that was cancelled. I was asked to return and prepare a meal for a Wine Tasting event featuring the fabulous Ruben Moreno (Wine Tasting & Food Pairings Event) The menu was similar to the Garden Party menu, with…… Continue reading 10 Chimneys – Final Update
This is a re-post from last year. It is a quick and easy way to enjoy grilled salmon. As summer approaches, we tend to break out the grill, and cook big hunks of meat, chicken and seafood. Although grilling for some is a year-round experience, summer is unofficially the start of Grilling Season. Most men…… Continue reading Simple Grilled Salmon with Honey Mustard Glaze