Recipes From Today’s Show: One Bird, Three Ways

TODAY on MHTV: Today I’m making the most of my meat; poaching a chicken is a great way to do one cooking method and get a bunch of  different dishes. I’m making chicken enchiladas, chicken soup and rice (with homemade broth from poaching the chicken) and of course, chicken salad sandwiches. Get the recipes from this… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Put an Egg On It

TODAY on MHTV: I love eggs because you can include them in just about any meal. CQ’s here and we’re making 3 dishes (for breakfast, lunch, and dinner) that all have eggs! I’m topping fluffy pecan pancakes with a poached egg (plus a side of bacon, natch). Then for lunch, we’re making the ultimate grilled… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Lunch on the Go

TODAY on MHTV: If you and the fam are planning on a busy day full of running around, pack up a delicious homemade lunch the night before to avoid not-so-healthy fast food restaurants. Two kinds of pressed sandwiches, one meat and one veggie, will satisfy everyone. Fill up a thermos with cold tomato buttermilk soup… View Article


[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”FootLongBaconEggAndCheeses”] The soccer lads prevailed at their state cup game today. Thankfully, in spite of my reluctance to forfeit “down time” I rallied to travel with the team bus to Schenectady New York 2-3 hours from NYC. The Manhattan Hurrican city boys did us proud. But, fearful as I am to be caught empty handed with a… View Article
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[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”ReallyGoodFriday”] One week back from vacation and the vibe continues a la early spring. Fresh Pat LaFreida provolone sausages, barbecued and piled into a baguette, lined with sweet pickles, and slathered with mustard. Press it down and slice in pieces–a great casual way to get lots of servings with little fuss. Sweet potatoes,… View Article
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In the time it takes to order pizza and pick it up or wait for delivery, you can make a MUCH better and more affordable meal at home, provided your pantry is stocked. Many friends and colleagues tell me they just don’t have time to cook. But, they have time to order in and wait… View Article


Loving the vibe of historic Philadelphia but more on that later. After recording the Chef’s Table on NPR, I mentioned to the host that I was headed to Jim’s for a real Philly Cheesesteak to which she strongly admonished me to reconsider. Hers is a mission to recrown Philly with another sandwich, her favorite, a… View Article