Top of the Morning to Ye! Or top of a mountain of Corned Beef Hash! It’s Kevin Ellis, the more adventurous half of Foodies 101. My wife Aimee is going to sit this one out, as corned beef isn’t really something she enjoys. I’m flying solo but I’ve got a… Read More →
There’s a thrill to rediscovering a recipe you made and enjoyed a long time ago. This is the case for me with panuchos. I first “discovered” them in Mexico in 2004. Well, eight years later, I realize how much I’ve missed them…and want to share them with you! Now you… Read More →
I love holiday meals- they just feel so special. Though Thanksgiving has already passed, many of us will be having more holiday meals in the weeks ahead! I just spent the Thanksgiving holiday at my mother’s home, where my mom bought me a vegan holiday roast, and made most of… Read More →
Does your family celebrate both Passover and Easter? Well — they both fall on the same weekend this year. So whatever will you do when it comes to meals? Clean out the cupboards and then serve a ham? Hardly! (Or maybe you will!) Maybe a roast chicken is in order?... Read More →
A group of friends getting together each year to decorate gingerbread houses? That’s not so unusual. But 19 of them — and all men? Year after year ever since middle school? Now that’s a holiday tradition worth carrying on. Photos by Tania Savayan/The Journal News Even so, this year might… Read More →
I know we’re hearing a lot about David DiBari this week. But here’s the deal: I went to do the reporting and photo shoot for our Easter Pies story, and ended up staying for dinner and discovered the exciting additions to his menu. I figured two stories were in order…. Read More →
In today’s edition, chef Dave DiBari shows me how hot make baccala gratin, a dish Italian grandmothers all over the world are planning to serve as part of Christmas Eve supper. The recipe, after the jump.
Chef Peter Kelly shows us a great centerpiece for a holiday meal. The recipe, after the jump.
Here’s the first of six cooking videos we’re doing this holiday season to make cooking and entertaining easy — but fun! I have asked chefs to share their favorite dishes – but also asked them to simplify the recipes so you and I can make them in our own kitchens…. Read More →
Don’t be afraid to make your own pie crust. Here’s a step-by-step, fool-proof recipe. But if you’re pressed for time, break out the Pillsbury. But right now, we’re talking filling for pecan pie. Here’s how I made the recipe that appeared in Monday’s paper. First things first. Prep your ingredients…. Read More →