Tag: cookbooks

Talking with Marcus Samuelsson
[ 0 ] December 10, 2014 |

Talking with Marcus Samuelsson

A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of going to see Marcus Samuelsson give a talk at Sixth & I, which was connected to his new cookbook release:  Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook At Home.  The talk was less about his recipes, and more about his background, influences and unique perspective when […]

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Meatless Mondays?
[ 0 ] December 8, 2014 |

Meatless Mondays?

Trying to get fit during the winter can be a challenge. With all the holidays and family gatherings, getting fit can sometimes take the back burner.  If, however, you are looking to stick to your plan and want variations to your typical Meatless Monday, you should check out Mediterranean Vegetarian Feats by Aglaia Kremezi. Aglaia […]

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One on One with Carla Hall
[ 0 ] June 12, 2014 |

One on One with Carla Hall

Not too long ago, I had the awesome pleasure of attending a sit-down chat with others of the general public for the fabulous Carla Hall who spoke with Pati Jinich of Pati’s Mexican Table at the Sixth & I Synagogue in NW D.C. to discuss her new cookbook, Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the […]

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Recipe: Epiphany’s Pasta Salad with Shrimp (*Recipe from Taste of Treme Cookbook)
[ 0 ] January 29, 2014 |

Recipe: Epiphany’s Pasta Salad with Shrimp (*Recipe from Taste of Treme Cookbook)

1 lb uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 (12 ounce) bag rainbow rotini pasta 2 large cucumbers, peeled and cubed 3 ribs celery, sliced 2 large tomatoes, cubed 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 (1 ounce) package prepared ranch dressing mix 1 tablespoon Creole/Cajun spice Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. After […]

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Cookbooks We Love:  Crazy About Pies
[ 0 ] May 15, 2013 |

Cookbooks We Love: Crazy About Pies

Crazy About Pies by Krystina Castella is a well written, organized cookbook. I love the fact that every recipe consists of preparing everything from whole ingredients. The brief summary of preparation equipment that you will use in this book is very useful along with the metrics. I like that there are plenty of pictures of […]

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