Growing up in Barbados, I saw my mom and granny cook literally every day. I spent summers with my granny picking fresh veggies in the backyard and watching her cook. To this day, I have to say I remember every smell and taste as if it was yesterday.
Amanda Freitag is beloved as a judge and host on Food Network shows like Chopped. But now the chef has her own cookbook, The Chef Next Door, and she is ready to open up.
The irony is not lost on me that one of America's most cherished foods is embedded in his surname -- which, incidentally, affords his persona an added measure of flavor!
Parties are one of life's true pleasures, but planning them can be a real problem. After all, there's food to prepare, a
Marco Gubbiotti was the chef of La Bastiglia, a restaurant that earned a Michelin Star. Now he runs Cucinaa in Foligno. Gubbiotti who sports a goatee and wears a uniform made up of a black apron with a white chef's jacket accomplishes a great deal without the usual fireworks that we associate with kitchens.
Allen admitted the show's faults, including its heavy commercialism; he even went as far as calling them "trailblazers in
For any great recipe there is always one simple undoing: seasoning.
In this episode of Nicholas Snow Live, I welcome Food Network star and original Queer Eye for the Straight Guy cast member, Ted Allen, spokesperson for Dining Out For Life, Emmy Award-winner and host of the primetime series Chopped on The Food Network.
As the star of Food Network's Chopped, and former judge on Bravo's Top Chef, Ted Allen can eat. And eat. And eat. But when he's not eating, or jamming out to David Bowie, he's traveling