She’s a wizard with food. That’s a fact. Her cookbooks are remarkably reliable. A year ago, when I interviewed Ina Garten on Boston’s Symphony Hall stage, I told the audience of 3,000 people that reaching for her books is like reaching for happiness. In her most recent cookbook, Make It Ahead, she shares a sensational […]
From Faith: A little chopping, a sheet pan and an oven are all you need to turn out this glorious taste treat for Thanksgiving or, in my case, for any occasion. Our show volunteer, Marian Roy, dropped this one on us and after tasting it, Chris Prosperi started making it for his customers at Metro Bis […]
Barbara Kafka, a legend in the food world, created the single best roasted potato recipe we have ever eaten. She calls them “melting potatoes,” from her book Vegetable Love. In this dish, the potatoes act like rice in risotto, absorbing the butter, oil, and chicken stock. Faith’s experience is that they drive people wild.
From Faith & Chris Prosperi : In a rush and want something easy and scrumptious, appealing to grownups and kids? We recommend Katie Workman’s fish fillet wrapped in a slice of prosciutto and drizzled with a lemony butter sauce. Use any kind of fish you like, including halibut, tilapia, swordfish, flounder or fluke. You don’t even […]
From Faith: When I was in the city of Nice, one of my favorite places in France, the delicious Negroni cocktail was the thing to drink on ice, especially staring out over the sun-drenched boardwalk adjacent to an aqua sea. Our show cocktail guy, Anthony DeSerio, sweetie that he is, came up with this terrific twist […]
‘Tis the season for holiday cheer… and if you’re looking for something a little different in the “cheer,” category give the Figgy-Orange Cocktail a try. This recipe from Food & Wine combines the beautiful flavors and aromas of the season in one festive glass. The cocktail calls for Punt e Mes, which is an Italian vermouth. It’s […]