Classic Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict from chef John Ash on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. (John Burgess/The Press Democrat) I love Spring and always look forward to the commercial salmon season. Salmonids are a
Published in North Bay Biz April 1, 2022 For many home cooks (including me!), after a busy day the task of doing more than some simple cooking is about all we
EGGS POACHED IN SPICY TOMATO SAUCE Shakshuka Serves 4 to 6 Also known as Shakshouka in the Middle East it is a staple throughout Israel, Libya, Algeria and Morocco. It is often served at breakfast
OK . . . here’s your culinary quiz for today: What is a stew? If you look in culinary dictionaries, stews are defined as using a cooking technique called braising. In fact, the words
Traditionally a cocktail or two are the beverages of choice for New Year’s Eve or Day. Of course, I wouldn’t refuse a nice glass of sparkling wine or Champagne either to celebrate. With any
I've collaborated with Sonoma Cutrer winery since they started 40 years ago. I contribute to their magazine called "Life by the Glass" which is beautifully done and of course include recipes and wine pairings.
One of the great things about Thanksgiving is lots of leftovers. One of the not so good things about Thanksgiving is lots of leftovers. I’m one of those who loves the leftovers for the next
Wouldn’t a nice glass of wine enhance any food? Not necessarily. There are some problem children that can make matching food and wine problematical. First, let’s start with that old Euro dictum, “White wine
Guest speaker, Chef John Ash shared his personal story and how he transformed his restaurant and his own career. He cooked Cacio e Pepe, a fun dish that is making a resurgence to our palates.
All of us occasionally need to do what I call the “Big Deal” dinner. Maybe the Boss is coming over to dinner, or the in-laws or future in-laws or anybody else that you’d like to