Television today has no shortage of reality cooking competition shows. The dramatic music, intense personalities, contestant conflicts, celebrity chefs, and of course, the food make up the ingredients in keeping viewers interested and salivating. I came across an article on Reddit and it’s worth a read. The perspectives on reality cooking shows are from a winner of a reality
Friends and family often come to me for knife buying advice. While I can honestly say I’m not an expert on kitchen knives, I do have enough knowledge to give advice to anyone who is looking to start their journey into cooking or is looking to invest some money into a higher end knife or
McDonald’s has chosen Chicago as its second test city for its Mighty Wings. Trials in Atlanta were pretty successful, and the expansion to Chicago means there’s a good bit of momentum behind them. I don’t frequent McDonald’s much. The last time I was there was in August 2011 after a bit of bar hopping. The filet-o-fish at
Years ago, I watched an episode of No Reservations where Anthony and Momofoku’s David Chang went to a Korean restaurant in Flushing, NY to eat live octopus sashimi. Last weekend, I was in Long Island visiting friends and knowing that Flushing wasn’t too far away, I suggested to go see what the live octopus
Condensed milk is wonderfully delicious,but I usually don’t buy it due to the messiness of pouring it or scooping spoonfuls of it out of the can. I was at Trader Joe’s over the weekend to stock up on food and started to drop holy f-bombs when I came across condensed milk in a squeeze bottle! Whoever thought
I usually make pancakes from scratch, but sometimes, it’s just too much of a production. So I kept it simple this time, relying on pancake mix.
The holidays are coming closer and closer, and then they’ll be here before you know it. I found a kitchen cheat sheet at this thing called the Internet and thought I’d share!
I have to admit, whenever I have to catch a flight out of Terminal 1 at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, I tend to go early just so I can get a sandwich at Rick Bayless’ Tortas Frontera restaurant. It does sound somewhat odd that I give myself a bit of extra time to eat airport
Back in the day, when I craved xiao long bao, also known as soup dumplings, I had to drive almost 2 hours to New York City from Southern New Jersey to find some. At the time, there just wasn’t any place in Philadelphia’s Chinatown that could produce the quality that was found in New York’s
Sake steamed clams are one of my all time favorites. The ingredients are easy to find and the dish is easy to make. Manila clams, also known as Asari clams, are used for this dish and can usually be found in Asian supermarkets.