August 5, 2014

Zucchini Obsession: 14 Zucchini Recipes that Make Amazing Summer Meals

When I bring up my seasonal obsession with zucchini – which, incidentally, is in full effect at the moment – I always marvel at how many people describe the delicious summer squash as either tasteless, or perhaps even more astonishingly, as boring and difficult to work with. Tasteless? Boring? Difficult to work with? Hearing those kinds of comments, I instantly know that the people making them are woefully uninitiated in the many sublime pleasures of the deceptively simple vegetable.

Growing up the grandson of a Neapolitan grandmother, I was introduced to zucchini as an ingredient in a multitude of meals at a very early age. When properly prepared, zucchini serves as the basis for an enormous number of mouthwatering dishes. In fact, if anything, the difficulty of working with zucchini is often having too many meal directions to choose from. Read the rest of this entry »

July 17, 2013

Spin’n Stor Bags®

Allow me to explain myself. I haven’t lost my mind. Nor is this an attempt to pay homage to our Neanderthal ancestors. All I wanted was to dry my salad in a simple manner. Who knew you could get a workout in as well? This invention is either pure genius or absolutely unnecessary. Well, at least my salad’s dry.

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May 29, 2013

DIY: Yogurt

DIY: Yogurt

These days, I can find a DIY for just about anything—even yogurt. Though the thought of milk curdling doesn’t exactly make my mouth water, homemade yogurt is easy to make and cheaper than commercial yogurt. It’ll require some patience, but the end result is worth it. Enjoy this yogurt as an afternoon snack or add it to salads, spreads and desserts to be a little more daring.

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February 21, 2013

Would You Like To Open a Restaurant?

Angry Female Chef

I would, but I don’t think I ever could. It’s not that I couldn’t handle being in charge or designing a menu, I think it’s the customers that would drive me up a wall. Whenever I go to a restaurant, I’m always as polite to the servers as I can be, but I’ve seen people treat waiters horribly. As the owner, I would totally pull a Gordon Ramsay and kick rude patrons out of the restaurant, and well, I think that might be frowned upon in the restaurant industry. Do you think you could handle rude patrons? Read the rest of this entry »

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