Jewish Cooking & Conversations (podcast)
Americans are returning to the kitchen and to the art of preparing and sharing meals. Not only do we want to learn -- or relearn in some cases -- how to feed ourselves and those we love, but we are also seeking a deeper understanding of our food traditions and the stories behind the meals...no matter what our heritage.[continue reading...]
Storyteller & Cook: Tina Wasserman
Tina Wasserman is a popular and well-respected cooking instructor living in Dallas, Texas. Her hands-on approach to all facets of food (that also happens to be kosher) and its preparation have appealed equally to her Jewish as well as non-Jewish students for over 40 years.[continue reading...]
Encouraging Kids in the Kitchen
Tina Wasserman has been teaching cooking most of her life to adults and children. In her latest cookbook, Entrée to Judaism for Families: Jewish Cooking & Kitchen Conversations with Children, she pulls out all stops when it comes to encouraging adults and children to join forces int eh kitchen to cook, connect and learn about their shared history and culture.[continue reading...]
Americans are returning to the kitchen and to the art of preparing and sharing meals. Not only do we want to learn -- or relearn in some cases -- how to feed ourselves and those we love, but we are also seeking a deeper understanding of our food traditions and the stories behind the meals...no matter what our heritage.Seasoned Chef, Seasonal Food (podcast + giveaway)
Chef Jack Gilmore of Jack Allen's Kitchen was one of the first Austin area chefs to develop a restaurant around seasonal food from local farms and makers.Invoking Emily Post (podcast)
"Etiquette isn't about being snooty or mean-spirited," came Peggy Post's reply when I asked her what etiquette is not.The Big Cheese: Soup for a Crowd (podcast)
Cook big or go home. That's my brother-in-law, Steve Piekarski's, philosophy of food. And he proved it to me on a visit last fall by making 12-quarts of cheese soup for three people.
Cookbook author and cooking school instructor, Tina Wasserman, believes in cooking from scratch using seasonal ingredients. You can find her recipe for applesauce in Entrée to Judaism for Families: Jewish Cooking & Kitchen Conversations with Children.Thanksgiving Sides from Jack Allen’s Kitchen
If you're looking for Thanksgiving sides that will have your dinner guests asking for seconds, you cannot go wrong with a few delicious dishes from Jack Allen's Kitchen.Setting a Formal Table
Etiquette is about more than how to set a table. That being said, as we are on the threshold of the holiday season, and many of us will find ourselves hosting formal dinners for family and friends over the next couple of months, we thought you might like to see how it's done.Wisconsin Divinity: Cheese Soup
My brother-in-law Steve Piekarski is a good home cook. He and my sister Toni both enjoy food that is hearty and unfussy, such as hearty cheese soup. Neither is opposed to using convenience foods in their cooking, either, such as pasteurized prepared cheese products. You know: Velveeta.