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Archive for December, 2009

December 28, 2009

Scarpetta’s Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Garlic Basil Oil

Scarpetta in New York City is most famous for its Spaghetti with Tomato and Basil. People pay $24 for a serving. Yes, that’s right: twenty-four dollars. And we’re not talking about the family-style mound you’d find in a sticky-floored Italian joint. This is one of those fancy-restaurant, daintily plated serving sizes. If you twirl your […]

December 27, 2009

‘Twas the day before Christmas…

‘Twas the day before Christmas, it was busy in the kitchen, The prime rib a roastin’ had the house smell bitchin’. The turkey for smoking was brining with great care, In hopes it would be juicy without depending on just a prayer. The family wrapped presents, and hid them under the bed, With visions of […]

December 22, 2009

Warm Spinach Mascarpone Dip

Forget the sour cream. Forget the cream cheese. Spinach dip made with mascarpone cheese is an absolute winner!

December 18, 2009

Kale Chips Recipe

Step by step photo recipe for healthy snack – Crispy Baked Kale.

December 16, 2009

Chicken Wings, Momofuku Style

I was lucky enough to share the green room with Chef David Chang of Momofuku while we were both cooking on View From The Bay television show in San Francisco. If you’ve never heard of David Chang, he’s the guy that Anthony Bourdain calls the one of the best chefs in the world.” And if […]

December 14, 2009

Sous Vide Supreme Review

Now you can cook like Thomas Keller, Heston Blumenthal and Ferran Adria with The SousVide Supreme, the world’s first water oven designed specifically to bring the gourmet restaurant sous vide cooking method into home kitchens. The result is lusciously silky chicken, juicy, perfect and evenly cooked steaks just like from a master chef. This machine […]

December 11, 2009

Pork Ragu Recipe

Step by step video for Pork Ragu over Pasta Recipe.

December 9, 2009

Jim Lahey’s No Knead Baguette (Stecca)

I’m thrilled to share that I’m featured on Oprah’s Holiday 2009 website along with some other fantastic bloggers and good friends like Gluten Free Girl & The Chef, Kalyn’s Kitchen, Stephanie O’Dea, Jennifer Perillo and Fuji Mama! Come check out all of our holiday recipes – we’ll be contributing all season long! I’m a lazy […]

December 7, 2009

Behind the Scenes at CBS Early Show

As proficient as I am in the kitchen and navigating online, you’d be surprised how inept I am at operating an alarm clock. It doesn’t even matter if the clock is a regular bedside alarm/radio contraption, on my computer or on my phone. I even have trouble with setting up hotel wake-up calls. I always […]

December 2, 2009

Cookin’ on CBS Early Show Friday

Just a short, sweet note — I’m currently in NYC and will be cooking on the CBS Early Show Friday December 4th during the end of the 8am hour. If you’re at home sick or playin’ hooky that day, tune in! I’m making Lamb Chops with Asian Pesto and Miso Mashed Potatoes from The Steamy […]