The Best Garlic

Last weekend North Union Farmers Market put on a garlic festival, where I was lucky enough to judge a cooking contest pitting five local chefs against one another creating dishes that had to feature grilled grass-fed beef and garlic.  I was further fortunate to be...

How to Grill Fish: Grilled Branzini

A confession: I’m not a great cooker of fish.  In fact, Donna hates it when I cook fish, because I usually want to put some kind of fancy sauce on it.  She wants it sauteed with plain lemon, a little butter maybe.  (Yawn.) But she’s usually right—I...

The Cooking Channel

As this impromtu video suggests, Michael Symon, grows increasingly comfortable in front of a camera.  And he seems to love to do TV.  He’s filmed a series of webisodes for the Wisconsin Cheese board which are actually kind of interesting (in his first, he pairs...