Hobnobbing With The Chefs

Thumbnail image for Chef Fabio Viviani: the interview (Q&A), his Dead Ricotta in the Garden (recipe), and Fabio’s Italian Kitchen Cookbook (Giveaway)

Chef Fabio Viviani: the interview (Q&A), his Dead Ricotta in the Garden (recipe), and Fabio’s Italian Kitchen Cookbook (Giveaway)

48 comments April 15, 2013

So, apparently it’s not enough that Fabio Viviani is attractive, charming, and can cook like a badass. But he happens to be funny, too. I had the pleasure of getting […]

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I Love Rick Bayless and his Mexican Chimichurri

8 comments June 11, 2012

Macy’s Great American Chefs Tour is embarking on a cross-country road trip, pairing the celebrity chefs of Macy’s Culinary Council with live cooking demonstrations, food tastings and a celebration of […]

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Martha Stewart Got Me Out Of Bed Saturday Morning for Braised Chicken and Dates

39 comments November 8, 2011

Up until last week, my kids and the guns going off (apparently from duck season), were the only two things that could get me out of bed at 6 o’clock […]

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Nancy Silverton’s Homemade Ricotta

21 comments March 27, 2011

If you’re at all into bread (and what sane person isn’t?), chances are you’ve heard of Nancy Silverton. She’s a pioneer when it comes to yeast and flour and has […]

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I Spent My Birthday with Top Chef Just Desserts Winner, Yigit Pura

17 comments December 19, 2010

You all know Yigit Pura, right? Executive Pastry Chef at San Francisco’s Taste Catering and Event Planning, and champion of Bravo’s Top Chef Just Desserts. Well, I spent my birthday […]

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My evening with Master Chef Marcus Samuelsson

20 comments December 3, 2010

Award-winning cookbook author, restaurateur, The Institute of Culinary Education adviser, winner of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, James Beard award winner, and guest chef for the first state dinner of the […]