Check Out these Books for your Favorite Foodie!

Over the years, I've built up a solid collection of kitchen equipment, gadgets, and housewares. So when it comes to the holidays and I'm asked what I would like as a gift it's really hard to say because I don't necessarily need anything. There is...

Learn About It (New Series)!

There are so many books, articles, and online educational videos out there today that you really can learn almost anything your heart desires. When I was a student, I always preferred learning through textbooks and reading. There is something I love about being able to flip...

What is “Mise en Place”?

Ever find yourself in a professional cooking setting where you've heard the term "Mise en Place" get thrown around and you say to yourself, "Mise en .. who"? This fancy French term actually has a fairly simple meaning. It means to "put in place" aka...

The Cheese Board

I recently stopped by Mario Batali and Lidia Batistanich's famed "Eataly" in NYC's Flatiron district. I've visited here before with family, friends, guests visiting NY but always in a rush to eat and move on to the next NY attraction I never had the chance...