“Why did you go to Russia?” you ask. “Because we could”, I would say. And I am Russian on my mother’s side. So the recently returned travelers saw The Kremlin,…

I am not a huge dessert person. Don’t get me wrong, I love sweets just as much as the next person, but I don’t go wild over the same KIND of sweet things most people…

This is a repeat post, but really should be reposted every spring. Knowing how to cook asparagus properly gives you access to one of the treats of the season.  My organic…

I have a fractured wrist.  Nothing in the kitchen-it involved a horse, a wide-open field and some speed.  I admit it.  I’m old and don’t bounce as I used to. …

I was supposed to be teaching a class tonight.  I taught last night.  I have an event tomorrow night.  I am leaving Friday on a 3-day weekend.  Guess what’s in…

Sometimes chefs forget that not everyone understands all cooking terms or that there can be a misunderstanding about a term.  Sometimes even “celebrity chefs”, some…