About Foie Gras

Seared Foie Gras with Mango Peach Chutney On July 1, 2012 producing, selling and buying foie gras is going to be illegal in California. Foie gras, or “fat liver,” is a specially fattened

Watermelon Salad

From a recipe by moi made by a student in my Salad Workshop at Chef's Conference at UMass Amherst. JA

Roasting, Poaching and Toasting Garlic

A simple way of taming garlic’s sometimes dominating flavor is to roast, poach, or toast it first.  When you cut into raw garlic you break the cell walls and it immediately begins to