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Here is the link to my interview on “Conversations with Jeff Weeks.”

On October 25th I was interviewed by Jeff Weeks on his WSRE show “Conversations with Jeff Weeks.” We discussed my experiences with Julia Child, at Gourmet Magazine, and on the Food Network as well as my books and curent PBS show. The show, which is a service of Pensacola State College, ran…

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Asian Grain Bowl

4 Servings Hands-On Time: 45 minutes Total Preparation Time: 80 minutes Servings: 4  For the miso sesame sauce: 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar 2 tablespoons white or red miso 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 1 ½ tablespoons well stirred tahini 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon of…

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Whole Baked Branzino

Serves 2 For the fish and marinade: 2 whole Branzino, about 1 ½ pounds each, gills removed, patted dry The zest of 2 lemons 2 tablespoons fresh thyme 1/4 cup chopped parsley 6 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tablespoon sea salt 1 teaspoon paprika 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil For the…

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Sushi Rolls

Sushi Rolls: California Rolls and Cucumber Roll Serves 4 Hands-On Time: 45 minutes Total Preparation Time: 1 1/2 hours For The Sushi Rice: 2 ½ cups Calrose medium grain rice 2 ½ cups water 1/3 cup rice vinegar 1 ½ tablespoons Kosher salt 1 ½ tablespoons sugar For The Sushi…

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Mathew’s Sushi Burger

  Serves 4 Rough note for inspiration: Matthew took the liberty of coming up with a Sushi Burger, using the the same rice as we did – with the vinegar seasoning and used the same toppings Billy and I used in the sushi rolls. That said, his creative use of…

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Grace Young’s Peppery Vegetarian Fried Rice

Serves 2 to 3 as a main dish or 4 as part of a multicourse meal. 1 cup brown rice 2 teaspoons plus 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil 2 large eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons minced ginger ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 cup ¼-inch diced carrots 4 ounces fresh…

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Shrimp Tikka with Mango Chutney

Adapted from Gourmet Magazine 2008 (developed by Melissa Jones) Makes 6 servings Hands On Time: 45 min Total Time: 1 hour For shrimp: 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 (1-inch) piece fresh jalapeño, chopped (about 2 teaspoons) 1 (1-inch) piece peeled ginger, chopped 1 large garlic…

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Chicken with Prunes, Olives and Almonds

Adapted from Gourmet Magazine, 1982 Hands-On Time: 40 minutes Total Preparation Time: 1 ¼ hours Serves: 4 1/3 cup chopped pitted prunes 1/3 cup dry Sherry 3 pounds chicken thighs with skin and bones 1 teaspoon chopped garlic ¼ cup chopped cilantro or flat leaf parsley, plus extra for garnish…

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Baked Chicken Thighs with Artichoke Hearts and Lemon Pickles

Start to finish: 13 hours, (40 minutes hands on) Servings: 8 2 1/2 lemons, preferably thin skinned 3 tablespoons kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 8 medium bone in, skin on, chicken thighs one 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained or one 9-ounce box defrosted frozen…

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Einat Admony’s Sinaya

Serves 4 to 6 1 large eggplant Kosher salt Tahini Sauce: 3/4 cup tahini 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup water 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon kosher salt 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided 2 large tomatoes, thinly sliced 1 medium yellow onion, finely…

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