Cooking Classes: Hart’s Cove Farm

Cooking the East End is a series of cooking classes offered in conjunction with Red Bell Public at Hart’s Cove Farm in East Moriches, NY. The focus of the classes is farm to table cooking in a barn on the

Learn How to Cook

Learn How to Cook

Thanksgiving is a week from today. In six days most of the people tasked with cooking for the following day will be freaking out. They will be calling the Butterball hotline where they will be guided through the process of overcooking a

Baking Classes: Bread and Pizza

Baking Classes: Bread and Pizza

When I first started working in professional kitchens I spent the first 10 years in pastry as a baker and a pastry chef. In those years I learned about making laminated doughs such as croissants, puff pastry and Danish. There

November Cooking Classes

November Cooking Classes

The November cooking classes are finding their groove. First up I will be at MarGene Farms in Mattituck, NY on Tuesday, November 18. I will be working with an array of vegetables from the farm. They do a terrific job

Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving, the biggest day of the year in terms of food consumed per capita in the US, is staring us down. Some people have their moves down thanks to years of practice and refinement. Most people aren’t that lucky. They

Why Should You Cook?

Why Should You Cook?

That’s a pretty neat question and it’s one I have taken for granted for a long time because I cook.  Why do I cook? Well, a big part of why I cook is because I do it to make a

Teaching Cooking

Teaching Cooking

Now that I am offering a series of cooking classes or “teaching cooking” as it were, I find myself preoccupied with a couple of ideas. First, when it comes to cooking the goal of the exercise is to teach people

More on Meatloaf

More on Meatloaf

Here is more on meatloaf If you have made my meatloaf from the Barefoot Contessa and found that you had some left the following day a delicious alternative use for it is to make a sandwich. One of my favorite

Throw Back Thursday

Throw Back Thursday

I figured today for Throw Back Thursday I would revisit this clip from 2011 shot for the Barefoot Contessa on the Food Network. Yes, it is the meatloaf recipe and video from the 1770 House in East Hampton, NY. A

Holiday Cooking Lessons

Holiday Cooking Lessons

The holidays are coming up quickly and my classes are filling up quickly so sign up soon! While I can tailor the classes to your specific needs some of the most popular Holiday Cooking Lessons include: How to prep a

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