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Disco Cubes: Ice is a big part of the mix in making great cocktails

“The cube itself is just the container for whatever you put inside, like a tiny 3-dimensional blank canvas where gravity doesn’t quite exist,” says Leslie Kirchhoff who describes great cocktails as similar to multi-sensory sculptures. “Mixologists are truly becoming artists, much like chefs have become.

Peas, Love and Carrots

Savory Stovetop Turkey. Photo by Moshe Wulliger. So, before we start talking about Danielle Renov’s wonderful new cookbook, Peas Love and Carrots (Me’sorah Publications, Ltd. 2020; $28.93 Amazon price) I […]

The South’s Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for Southern Barbecue Perfection

Covering 10,000 miles in three months, Michael Moore gathered special recipes and tips from the eateries of Southern grillmasters and restaurants owned by such well-known chefs as Michael Solomonov, owner of Zahav in Philadelphia and Ashley Christensen's Death & Taxes in Raleigh, North Carolina. He’s put all this together in his latest book, Serial Griller: Grillmaster Secrets for Flame-Cooked Perfection.

Hanukkah 2019

            Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is celebrated on the 25th day of the month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar and lasts eight days, this year […]

KETO POWER!!

Keto diets which while very similar to the Atkins Diet, both of which are based on drastically reducing carbohydrates in order to throw the body into ketosis meaning it turns […]

Matchday Menu: Adam Richman’s New Show

               Adam Richman,TV personality, culinary traveler, cook and author, travels so much for his shows such as “Secret Eats with Adam Richman,” that I wondered if he ever woke up […]

Soul: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes

Soul: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes by Todd Richards won the IACP award for Best Cookbook in America of 2019. It is indeed a soul food cookbook, but the recipes are sophisticated, taking this type of cooking in a different direction than is traditional.