There are a lot of fun things to do al fresco, although some things, which we might have done in our college years, may seem less appropriate now. But, who knows, after trying this salad with a cold, crisp… Read More ›
Classic Dishes by Country/Region
This is my final post from Italy. You can see my friend and Bravado chef, Stewart, enjoying a glass of wine with me outside the villa. Note the beautiful hills in the background. Rural Umbria is a real kick. I… Read More ›
On our last night in the mountains of Umbria at the Palazzo Mazzuricci in Macerino (look it up on Google maps), we did our own version of “The Big Night” (I assume everyone has seen that movie – if not,… Read More ›
If you want a great event for kids or grandkids, or, if you want an innovative dinner party idea, this is it – Make Your Own Pizza (The Thincrust Version).
I really think that cinnamon rolls are an American classic dish, but maybe I’ve been brainwashed by Cinnabon. The best test might be random interviews. If we stopped 20 people on the street, would all of them know about and… Read More ›
Women are so easily impressed that it sometimes scares me. I served some warm, toasted pepitas with cocktails last week and a very good-looking woman came up and whispered in my ear, saying “How did you make these – they… Read More ›
Thousands of pubs in Great Britain, especially those outside of London, offer a “Sunday Lunch” every week. Traditionally, the main feature is a standing rib roast, which is always accompanied by Yorkshire pudding and amazingly crunchy roast potatoes. You always… Read More ›