Butter is a misnomer, here. This is really a thick, warm-spiced apple sauce. While it’s cooking away in the slow cooker, the house will smell like autumn; we love that. Our region has so many wonderful pick-your-own apple farms. Grab some local honey while you’re there to pick a bushel (or two) of apples.
This savory coffee glaze by Chris Prosperi certainly perked up a perfectly grilled steak during our pre-show meal. Coffee rubs for meat are ubiquitous on the web, but Chris found that really good coffee glazes for chicken, steak or pork are few and far between. This one is a purist’s version: it’s all about the coffee. But if […]
Using your blender makes hollandaise so simple and fast you might begin considering it an “ordinary” sauce instead of a special-occasion sauce. Chris Prosperi, senior contributor to The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze®, prefers the blender to a food processor because it emulsifies the sauce almost immediately and the fast-moving rotor blades help keep the yolks from […]
What’s better than churros–those long, ridged tubes of perfectly fried dough, covered in sugar and cinnamon? The decadent, slightly spicy, aromatic chocolate sauce you dip them in! Making churros at home is a little more work, mostly in the form of greasy cleanup, than I’m willing to do so I prefer to buy them from my favorite […]
Chris Prosperi gives full credit for his Make Ahead Turkey recipe to the wondrous Ina Garten, who first gave us all the idea in her invaluable cookbook, Make It Ahead. What Chris does here is tell you how to make his fabulous gravy, then use it to warm your turkey ahead of the dinner, no […]
(Cruise through episodes 1 and 2 for your next trip to Italy, or go with Faith on a food tour next year.) We spent the day in the ancient city of Asolo, then traveled down the road to the mind-altering Villa Barbaro, a 16th Century masterpiece created by the architect Andrea Palladio. Anyone can purchase […]