As you might imagine – my in-home chef services have been suspended until further notice – but I’m still cooking great food and delivering family style meals, lunches and dinners to people in the NOVA area. I’m working out of a kitchen in Herndon VA – and making great food, individually packaged as well as […]
Category Archives: Day to Day
I was so happy to lead a wonderful interactive cooking class last night at a private home in Burke… I’m completely in my element as a trainer, instructor and coach. This time – a 15th birthday party with 10 little assistant cooks learning about knife skills, reductions, saute, roasting, seasoning, preparation methods for pasta stuffing […]
Beet Napoleon with roasted garlic-shallot chevre goat cheese – lentil-red pepper puree – cherry tomatoes – Parmesan tuile – topped with roasted red and yellow peppers and Pecorino Romano crumble. The spirit of the season. I really do love me some beets!
From left to right: A slicer I rescued from a closing restaurant. A mixture of Sabatier chef knives – many of which I’ve had for near 30 years. A Wustof Santoku and a Henkel pairing knife. The cleaver is Kiwi from Thailand and holds a great edge. You swing it – it cuts. Otherwise it […]
A perfect party. Live music, drinks and a festive atmosphere. Nobody left hungry! We even filled to-go boxes at the end! The birthday spread… Beef Burgundy with Mushrooms and Pearl Onions – Corned Beef and Cabbage – Rosemary Redskin Potatoes – Jono’s Own Pulled Pork and Relishes – Carrot and Pearl Onion – Rigatoni Carbonara […]
There’s nothing better than being prepared when you start to plan your next event. As the head-count starts to grow, here are a few questions you need to think about in the beginning. When you contact us to help plan your party these are the first things we’re going to want to cover. Hopefully this […]
Anthony Bourdain… You break my heart you filthy bastard… You break my heart… You’re not my idol – never were – not even the reason why I ever picked up a kitchen knife… But you’re certainly one of the reasons I’ll probably never put one down… You were an inspiration – and will be deeply […]