Special of the day Tag

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

25 Jan Sharpen your Knife Knowledge and Chop, Chop! Make a Chopped Salad

[caption id="attachment_1504" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Citrus Chopped Salad with Shrimp and Lemon Vinaigrette"][/caption] There’s no point in mincing words when it comes to the importance of investing in quality knives for the kitchen. Chefs, cooking instructors, cookbook authors and kitchen shop owners alike will tell you there’s...

Read More