Cooking at Home

Kitchen Confidence at an all time high!

By JudithKlinger | May 20, 2011

The results of our Kitchen Confidence survey are in! There are some surprising food and cooking trends: 23% of you use your microwave as a butter melting device, and no one buys bottled salad dressing. Oh, really now…. ?

Here are the delicious details:

Cooking Simply: The Italian Way! Goodie Basket Giveaway

By JudithKlinger | May 17, 2011

Click here for the post with all the details for our Goodie Giveaway.

Shooting Our Next Cook Vook

By JudithKlinger | May 17, 2011

We’re on the move again; this time back to NYC to shoot the video for our next cook Vook. I hope we have half as much fun shooting this as we did last summer. At least this time, if a light bulb blows out it won’t be catastrophic. After three days of working perfectly, with a major converter box, the main lights blow. In four minutes we went through our entire stash of back up bulbs. It’s just like watching cash burn.

Artichoke Festival: Pork Stuffed Artichokes with Lemon Sauce

By JudithKlinger | May 10, 2011

All good things must come to an end, and this is the finale for the Aroma Cucina Artichoke Festival. But we’re going out with a delicious bang: pork stuffed artichokes with a lemon sauce. It was the last of our big, globe artichokes and I think they were properly honored and devoured!

Artichoke Festival Continues: Fried Baby Artichokes

By JudithKlinger | May 5, 2011

Baby artichokes aren’t snuffed out before they’ve had a chance at a full life, they’re just the little guys, lower down on the stalk. These babies come into their full flavor potential when they are deep fried, with a tender, light coating, a crunch of salt and a zing of lemon.