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The Cassoulet War is Back!

30+ participating chefs (including yours truly!) will serve up their best version of the iconic stew and we need you to vote for the People’s Choice cassoulet. Our esteemed panel of celebrity chefs will choose the Most Authentic and Most Daring cassoulets. Don’t miss this convivial event, complete with French…

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Milk Street Radio: All About Bees

Bees count, dream and even recognize you. Bees solve puzzles, have distinct personalities and play with balls like a puppy. Zoologist Lars Chittka reveals amazing new discoveries about the mind of a honeybee and what a bee’s consciousness means for us humans. Plus, we investigate the mysterious phenomenon of bee…

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Green Posole with Chicken – A Quick Easy Weeknight Meal!

Photo by Jessica Leibowitz Makes 4 to 6 servings Hands-on time: 25 minutes Total preparation time: 30 minutes 1 recipe Tomatillo Salsa (recipe follows, add preparation time) or 1 cup bottled green salsa 1 medium onion 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 cups chicken broth 1 rotisserie chicken Two 15-ounce cans…

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Milk Street Radio: Nigella on Nigella

This week, we interview Nigella Lawson. We discuss what’s to love about brown food, what’s to hate about tasting menus and what everyone gets wrong about cooks. For Valentine’s Day, we explore the life of chocolatier Milton Hershey, make a decadent Dark Chocolate Terrine with Coffee and Cardamom, and take…

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My interview for the podcast “Friend’s of Anthony Bourdain,” went live this week!

The hosts, Emily Fedner, Fabrizio Villalpando,  and I discuss a million things including what the heck is going on in this photo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6fVBJ6hmG8

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Milk Street Radio: Desperately Seeking the Perfect Peach

Alice Waters thinks David Mas Masumoto’s peaches could change the world. Today, Masumoto shares his search for the perfect peach and the shocking family secret that changed the history of his farm. Plus, we chat with Nichole Accettola about Scandinavian baking, from cinnamon knots to rye bread, and we learn…

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Valentine’s Day Recipes from Clove and Cumin!

My friends Tareq and Lima, very talented home cooks, have put together a very special menu for February 14th with recipes and photos. You must check it out! https://cloveandcumin.com/

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“Kings from Queens: The Run-DMC Story” starts airing on Peacock on Feb 1

photo by Janette Beckman Here I am with The Husband at the premiere in NYC of the new 3-part documentary series on Peacock, “Kings from Queens:  The Run-DMC Story.”  (Bill was the crew’s publicist between 1984 and 1992.)  I highly recommend it.  It’s a great story, well told by Run…

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Milk Street Radio: Matty Matheson – Making “The Bear”

This week, we get inside the mind of Matty Matheson, actor and producer on the hit TV comedy “The Bear.” Matheson reveals his thoughts on internet stardom, what it takes to open five restaurants in two years and why “The Bear” stands alone in the food TV genre. Plus, we…

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My Favorite New Children’s Book!

“Leola Bakes in Paris,” combines two of my favorite things – biscuits and Paris! You must check it out for the aspiring young cooks in your family. You can find it on Amazon or order it directly from the author, Stephanie Dunlap. http://leolabakes.com

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