I am at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago this weekend, and today I will be watching my daughter Kristina on the main cooking stage demonstrating her “Tunisian Lamb Burger with Harissa Mayonnaise and Orange-Olive-Date Relish.” Last year, the National Restaurant Association (the other “NRA”) named Kristina their “Hot Chef of 2009.” She will be […]
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Restaurant Show Reigning Hot Chef!
May 22, 2010 in Uncategorized
Why I Started This Blog
I love cookbooks. I mean I really love them. I love to read them, treasure them, learn from them, and, of course, cook from them. To me, cookbooks take on a life all of their own. They are history, family, and memories. I have been collecting cookbooks and writing down treasured recipes of family, friends, and neighbors since about age twelve, which means I now own thousands of cookbooks, recipes, and clippings. Now I want to share them with you along with the many other culinary treasures of my cellar." - Debbie Vanni