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Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 15: Pax Romana - This installment features a new favorite local Italian restaurant + Q&A with Chef Cristian Petitta, who is bringing the best of each region of his native Italy to Westchester County, New York.

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 15: Pax Romana

This installment features a new favorite local Italian restaurant + Q&A with Chef Cristian Petitta, who is bringing the best of each region of his native Italy to Westchester County, New York. Continue Reading →

Bluecoast’s Raw Tuna with Pickled Peach & Corn Relish: Freshly popped popcorn is a fun, slightly crunchy topping for this silky smooth seafood starter. #BigFlavorsFromARestaurantKitchen

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 14: Bluecoast’s Raw Tuna with Pickled Peach & Corn Relish

This installment features the results I got making Chef Douglas Ruley’s Raw Tuna with Pickled Peach & Corn Relish recipe in my tiny kitchen! Continue Reading →

This installment of #BigFlavorsFromARestaurantKitchen features a favorite upscale coastal restaurant + raw bar in Bethany Beach, Delaware + Q&A with Chef Douglas Ruley, who shares his tips for successful seafood dishes.

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 13: Bluecoast Seafood Grill

This installment features a favorite upscale coastal restaurant + raw bar in Bethany Beach, Delaware + Q&A with Chef Douglas Ruley, who shares his tips for successful seafood dishes. Continue Reading →

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 12: Tolon's Strawberry Basil Shortcake: This installment features the results I got baking Chef Matthew Nolot’s Strawberry Basil Shortcake recipe in my tiny kitchen!

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 12: Tolon’s Strawberry Basil Shortcake

This installment features the results I got baking Chef Matthew Nolot’s Strawberry Basil Shortcake recipe in my tiny kitchen! Continue Reading →

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 11: Tolon - This installment features a Q&A with international award-winning Chef Matthew Nolot who recently opened the first farm-to-fork restaurant in my hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 11: Tolon

This installment features a Q&A with international award-winning Chef Matthew Nolot who recently opened the first farm-to-fork restaurant in my hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Continue Reading →

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 10: Persian Malbec Lamb Burgers with Mast-o-Khiar and Pomegranate Tomato Jam

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 10: Persian Malbec Lamb Burgers with Mast-o-Khiar and Pomegranate Tomato Jam

Red wine deepens the flavors in both the burgers and jam in this Middle Eastern spin on Adam Richman’s Malbec Burger recipe. Continue Reading →

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 9: Adam Richman

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 9: Adam Richman

This installment features a Q&A with TV Food Host & Author Adam Richman, along with his food & wine pairing event with Alamos Wines in NYC. Continue Reading →

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 7: Wobble Café

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 7: Wobble Café

This installment features a favorite local family owned restaurant and a Q&A with Chef Beylka Krupp, who shares tips for cooking for a crowd and dealing with picky eaters. Continue Reading →

Sherry B's Apple Crisp for Two

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 6: Sherry B’s Apple Crisp for Two

This installment features the results I got baking Chef Sherry Blockinger’s Apple Crisp for Two recipe in my tiny kitchen! Continue Reading →

sherry b dessert studio

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 5: sherry b dessert studio

This installment features a stop by a local dessert hotspot and a Q&A with Chef Sherry Blockinger, who shares tips & tricks for successful holiday baking. Continue Reading →

Top Chef All Star Marcel Vigneron's Chimi-Verde Dip

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 4: Top Chef All Star Marcel Vigneron’s Chimi-Verde Dip

This installment features the results I got making the Chef Marcel’s Chimi-Verde Dip recipe in my tiny kitchen, plus a giveaway from Stonefire Authentic Flatbreads! Continue Reading →

Grazin' TriBeCa's Lamb Burger

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 2: Grazin’ TriBeCa’s Lamb Burger

The second installment of this new series features my delicious experience at Grazin’ TriBeCa in NYC and the results I got making the restaurant’s Lamb Burger recipe in my tiny kitchen. Continue Reading →

Grazin' TriBeCa

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 1: Grazin’ TriBeCa

The first installment of a new series where I’ll be showcasing restaurant recipes that can be made at home as well as interviews with the chefs behind the recipes. Continue Reading →