It’s Oscar night once again in Hollywood, this Sunday, March 7th. For those of you who look for any excuse to party, the Academy Awards is the perfect time to go all out on the glitz and glamour. You can make swanky finger foods, have champagne, and even roll out the red carpet -literally. Find some inexpensive red […]
I love everything about living in the Midwest. Yes, even the snow. I find the change of seasons invigorating. There is the beauty of snow in winter, planting a garden in the spring, harvesting and preserving in the heat of summer, and awaiting the first fall colors, which are all energizing to the soul. But many have the […]
In the early 70’s as a young 20-something, I lived in Larkspur, California, which is a beautiful little town right over the Golden Gate Bridge. I loved visiting San Francisco, and never tired of driving across the bridge to take in the excitement of one most beautiful cities in the world. I would go to […]
She sings! She cooks! Who remembers watching Dinah Shore cooking on her talk show from long ago?
This 1963 book by Craig Claiborne is filled with classic recipes, and is one of my all-time favorites.
I remember the first (and only) time I met Bert Greene. He was much taller than I expected, and his beautiful smile and engaging personality lit up the room. The year was 1987, and I was competing at the National Beef Cook-Off in Sun Valley, Idaho. Cooking contests will sometimes have well-known chefs or cookbook […]
Welcome to the very first blog post of The Culinary Cellar!