Life on the Grill

Although many of us grill all year round there are still some who tuck it away all winter long until the first hints of Spring are noticed.  I try to grill as much as possible and not JUST because I am a guy and that’s what we do, but because of the flavors and the chance to cut out fatty ingredients.  Think about it for a minute, there is zero chance to add in heavy cream, whisk in buttermilk, etc.  I do realize you can brush your foods on the grill with butter from time to time but oils just…

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What’s Left Over?

When I was younger I absolutely HATED when my mom would heat up left overs.  The medium-rare steak the night before is now a well-done shoe sole, the fresh green beans now look more like canned beans, you get the point.  However, I do believe this is a chance to get creative.  I’ll let you in on a little secret, when the waiter says, “Want to hear our specials?”  This usually means its a combination of what’s left over or what needs to be used up.  Do not take this the wrong way, because it does not mean the food…

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#ChefChat Wednesday 4-20-2011

Wednesday 4/20/2011 | Twitter Weekly Food Chat from 2-3 PM EDT #ChefChat Topic: Leftovers This week we have an amazing giveaway thanks to Imprint Mats. We will be giving away 2 imprint mats during the chat. Two random winners will be selected in the middle and at the end of the “Tweet Up” #ChefChat Wednesday 4-20-2011 was last modified: April 18th, 2011 by Chef Billy Parisi

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#ChefChat Wednesday 4-13-2011 2-3 PM EDT

Wednesday 4/13/2011 | Twitter Weekly Food Chat from 2-3 PM EDT #ChefChat Topic: Spring Holiday Cooking This week we have an amazing giveaway thanks to Imprint Mats. We will be giving away 2 imprint mats during the chat. Two random winners will be selected in the middle and at the end of the “Tweet Up” #ChefChat Wednesday 4-13-2011 2-3 PM EDT was last modified: April 8th, 2011 by Chef Billy Parisi

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Spring Full of Citrus

I know I know, Citrus is at it’s peak during the winter months but to me nothing screams Spring like the fresh taste of lemon and dill, cilantro and lime, oranges and basil!  I am all for buying fresh produce in season, but why on earth does citrus have to peak in the winter?  I feel like most people tend to use citrus more during Spring through the end of summer than any other time of year.  However other citrus fruits simply tastes better in those winter months such as grapefruits, clementines, blood oranges, etc..  Although this is the case,…

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#ChefChat Do-Over Wednesday 4-6-2011

Wednesday 3/2/2011 | Twitter Weekly Food Chat from 2 – 3 PM EDT #ChefChat Topic: Cooking with pots and pans DO-OVER This week we have an amazing giveaway thanks to CSNStores. We will be giving away a $100 gift card to cookware.com One random winner will be selected at the end of the “Tweet Up” #ChefChat Do-Over Wednesday 4-6-2011 was last modified: April 4th, 2011 by Chef Billy Parisi

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