This is an easy, hearty soup for cool, autumn days.  This freezes beautifully, since there are no potatoes (barley as the starch instead), so make a triple-batch; add…

Fact: Reading, PA is closer to where I live than Philly; Reading is not Philly…or even the Mainline.  Ergo, it does not replace Philly as a dining destination.  But…

Today, I officially have the coolest job on earth.  My project is to test the new Kalamazoo Outdoor Pizza Oven-how does it function, tips for using it, foods that cook…

This restaurant is a find wherever it is, but especially so in the culinary wasteland that is Pottstown, where Red Lobster is an occasion restaurant-as in “My husband…

This is a fantastic soup when fresh corn is in season.  A good quality of frozen corn can be substituted, but fresh corn is best.  Increase or decrease the chipotle…

I hate breakfast-both eating it, which this week is my dinner every night, and making it.  Aside from eggs, which will encompass an entire test day, along with stocks,…

OK, so eggs are defeating me at this point.  Who can’t make a fried egg, over easy?…well apparently…me.  First of all, the “quality of excellence standard”-a…

Doing doubles means back to back morning and afternoon classes-7AM-8:30PM.  45 minutes for lunch and two 15 minute breaks.  Lecture first, then kitchen time, then demo…