Escargots – So Much for Eating with your Eyes
I oftentimes find myself asking “who was the first brave person to eat………(fill in the blank)”. A long-time advocate for insuring that food looks good, I am somewhat perplexed at the exceptions to the rule. Food does have to get past the eyes before it gets to the mouth, yet adventurous individuals continue to push… Continue reading
Asparagus Salad – Better Late Than Never
I know, I know, if I truly practiced what I preached, I would never offer a recipe for asparagus salad in September. OK, enjoy reading this and ten put it aside for next spring. This is one of my favorite dishes and even though it is typically offered as a first course, I could easily… Continue reading
Who Can Resist Baby Back Ribs?
Well, it’s the end of summer (although the weather in the Adirondacks is still incredible) and everyone wants to cram in as many great meals to enjoy on a deck or porch before the onslaught of winter. Although my cholesterol won’t allow it too often, I can’t resist the allure of baby back ribs. I… Continue reading
Fill That Lonely Refrigerator with Pickled Vegetables
So…I have a new hobby – pickling! Pickled vegetables can bring new life to an average meal, or even more importantly, fill that void for healthy snacks in-between meals. The thought of going through the process of canning can wear you down: the right equipment, lots of counter space, boiling the jars to create a… Continue reading
PAUL SORGULE is a seasoned chef, culinary educator, established author, and industry consultant. These are his stories of cooks, chefs, and the environment of the professional kitchen.