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Archive for January, 2008

caramel sauce recipe

competitive cooking

celebrate mardi gras

competitive cooking

When a recipe calls for “deglazing with wine,” what does that mean? What wine should a cook use? We did a comparison in cooking classes recently and we were amazed at the results. Better wine really does make a better sauce. When we made steak bordelaise with a $5 cabernet, the sauce was sharp and […]

The party yesterday for Marla Scissors was a huge success, with over 500 people in attendance, and the event raised over $32,000 for fighting ALS! Wow! There were many beautiful and delicious desserts; one dessert (baked by Barry Marcus) was so sought after that after the auction closed, a little old lady elbowed her way […]

Sunday, January 6, 2008