05 Sep Special of the Day: Back to School and Back in the Kitchen with a Skillet Scramble-a-Thon

[caption id="attachment_2262" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Sydne"s Skillet Scramble"][/caption]           If you’re scrambling for breakfast or dinner ideas to satisfy the family for this back-to-school season, not to worry, we’ve got you covered. Why not cook up a hot, hearty skillet scramble your family is sure to love? Newly-acquired...

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29 Aug Special of the day: Celebrity Chef Bonus Round with Yes, Chef Author Marcus Samuelsson

  [caption id="attachment_2250" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Sydne George and Marcus Samuelsson"][/caption]        So many celebrity chefs, so little time… seemed to be the one and only lament my mom and I had at the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen in June. Having been diligent about pre-registering for...

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22 Aug Special of the day: French Classic Jacques Pépin

A true classic himself, world-renowned chef Jacques Pépin graced us with his presence during his “Essential Pépin” seminar at the Aspen Food and Wine Classic in June which was très magnifique. Pépin’s illustrious culinary career has now spanned six decades. His 27th book, Essential Pépin features...

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21 Aug Recipe Redux: A Better Breakfast Burrito

[caption id="attachment_2234" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="A Better Breakfast Burrito"][/caption]                 Back to school, back on a schedule, back in the swing of things.  It’s time, once again, to start thinking about the benefits of breakfast: the most important meal of the day. Studies have shown eating breakfast...

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15 Aug Special of the day: This week’s celebrity chef: Mario Batali

[caption id="attachment_2204" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Italian meatballs simmering in the sauce"][/caption]           According to Mario Batali, “There are two kinds of people in the world: Italians and those who want to be Italian.” And since a great number of the participants in his “Italian Sunday Supper” seminar...

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08 Aug Special of the day: Celebrity Chef Michael Chiarello

[caption id="attachment_2193" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Michael Chiarello"][/caption]            Michael Chiarello’s first love may be cooking, but spend just an hour with him, and you’ll soon discover his passion for people is not far behind. A generous sprinkling of funny family stories throughout his “Spain: An Italian Chef’s...

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01 Aug Special of the day: Celebrity Chef: Susan Feniger, Fireball of Fun

[caption id="attachment_2177" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Susan Feniger"][/caption] Three words to describe this week’s spotlight on a celebrity chef from the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen in June would have to be: fireball of fun. Chatting up the front row of attendees before her seminar on street...

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Louisiana Lettuce Wrap

25 Jul Special of the day: Celebrity Chef: Emeril Lagasse

[caption id="attachment_2149" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Emeril Lagasse"][/caption] Much milder mannered than we had expected, Emeril Lagasse played the role of soulful sage more than BAM! BAM! Kick-it-up-a-notch man during his Sizzling Skillet cooking demonstration at the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen in June. But what a...

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Cherry Sorbet Sandwiches

24 Jul Recipe Redux: Still delicious, now more nutritious, Cherry Sorbet Sandwiches

[caption id="attachment_2157" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Cherry Sorbet Sandwiches"][/caption]              When summer sizzles and temperatures soar, nothing cools you off like sinking your teeth into an old-fashioned ice cream sandwich.  And what a treat it is with rich, creamy vanilla ice cream nestled between chocolate sandwich cookies.                ...

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