(July 30, 2021) Does a beautiful, well thought out dish taste better than food haphazardly thrown together?
(July 23, 2021) Finalization does not necessarily mean conclusion.
(July 16, 2021) Perfection is a precise pedagogical standard that is based on knowledge and perseverance. Although flawlessness may not grace the path of attainment, the mere attempt is what distinguishes one cook from another.
(July 9, 2021) Conceptual combinations are the difference between fair and fantastic. History is part of the equation for creative and successful menus.
(July 2, 2021) Simplicity can be complexity in its infantile state.
(June 25, 2021) There comes a time when carrots, celery and lettuce simply don’t cut it.
(June 18, 2021) The Eastern Shore is notorious for its fresh seafood. Shrimp, scallops and rockfish are just a sampling of the delectable treasures.
(June 11, 2021) Successful celebrations come from within; infusing your own personal style and attention to detail yields memorable events.
(June 4, 2021) If bacon, baked beans and hot dogs whet your appetite, you are in luck.
(May 28, 2021) Free will is the ability to choose among alternatives or to act in certain situations independently of natural, social, or divine restraints.
(May 21, 2021) What is time? Why is it so ineffable? Will time’s elusive quality ever become tangible?
(May 14, 2021) The philosophy of possibility precludes probability and therefore places chefs in a distinct situation.
(May 7, 2021) There is nothing more delectable than savoring a bite of smoked salmon that is nestled on a crispy bagel with velvety cream cheese and topped with juicy tomatoes, slivers of sweet onions and pungent capers.
(April 30, 2021) According to Wikipedia, entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience or gives pleasure and delight.
(April 23, 2021) There is nothing that shapes the human experience as profoundly and persuasively as creativity.
(April 16, 2021) The expression, “Less is more,” is not always appropriate.
(April 9, 2021) Sometimes an unfortunate situation can have a happy ending.
(April 2, 2021) Excitement fills the air as the Easter bunny hippety-hops its way to the Eastern Shore.
(March 26, 2021) Now that spring is officially here, your menu should reflect the warmer temperatures.
(March 19, 2021) Change is in the air more ways than one.
(March 12, 2021) Saint Patrick’s Day is finally here! The day of green is rich in tradition and notorious for its celebratory festivities.
(March 5, 2021) There is nothing more comforting on a cold, dreary day than a bowl of spicy chili and an ice-cold beer.
(Feb. 26, 2021) I don’t know about you, but I have just about had it with this weather.
(Feb. 19, 2021) The transitory of time is an incredible experience if one has the courage to stay in the moment.
(Feb. 12, 2021) How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
(Feb. 5, 2021) Are you familiar with the expression, “We eat with our eyes?”
(Jan. 29, 2021) Art is a highly diverse range of human skills that are engaged in creating visual or auditory artworks that express one’s imaginative and technical skills.
(Jan. 22, 2021) The definition of habit is characterized as an automatic, unconscious action as opposed to an intentional, goal-related objective.
(Jan. 15, 2021) My family’s kitchen has always been a legislative platform for debating important issues such as the perfect pancake.
(Jan. 8, 2021) Choices are a fact of life and sometimes selections come in the most unusual situations.
(Dec. 25, 2020) Christmas is finally here!
(Dec. 18, 2020) The art of entertaining is defined as providing amusement or enjoyment.
(Dec. 11, 2020) Perfection not only requires assumptions about reality, but also needs to address the issue of possibility.
(Dec. 4, 2020) My inner voice is a constant monologue that beckons me to embrace healthy choices.
(Nov. 27, 2020) Thanksgiving is over and Americans are literally stuffed.
(Nov. 20, 2020) Thanksgiving is one of the most popular holidays of the year.
(Nov. 13, 2020) The philosophy of time has been a subject of much debate.
(Nov. 6, 2020) One of my greatest pleasures is teaching young children the art of cooking. Their passion and imagination are sincere and there is no limit to their wonderment.
(Oct. 30, 2020) There is no holiday quite like Halloween. Kids and adults alike cannot resist the temptation of witches and vampires.
(Oct. 23, 2020) My passion for cooking has heightened as the clock of time ticks to new beginnings.
(Oct. 16, 2020) What does creamy mac and cheese, tortilla chips smothered in spicy nacho sauce and luscious cauliflower au gratin have in common? If you guessed a decadent cheese sauce, you are correct.
(Oct. 9, 2020) Who would ever have thought that the combination of peanut butter and jelly would become the sensation that it is?
(Oct. 2, 2020) This year will go down in history as one of the most memorable years Americans have ever experienced.
(Sept. 25, 2020) The gentle tide of memories come and go with each passing wave. Precious recollections take me to a place far from the serenity of the Eastern Shore.
(Sept. 18, 2020) Football season is finally here!
(Sept. 11, 2020) Confessions come in many degrees.
(Sept. 4, 2020) Food is a universal necessity and should never be taken for granted.
(Aug. 28, 2020) “We are what we repeatedly do,” Aristotle famously proclaimed.
(Aug. 21, 2020) What constitutes creativity?
(Aug. 14, 2020) When a loved one or friend is diagnosed with a serious illness, our first reaction is to reach out and offer assistance in any way.
(Aug. 7, 2020) The debate of pancakes or waffles has caused utter mayhem and should be approached with caution.