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Did Gordon Ramsay BurGR impress or disappoint me?

I would account for some of my food obsession to be blamed on celebrity chefs, who make cooking look so easy, television appearances building them up as larger than life, and serving up food looking so appetizing. So when I get to dine at one of these celebrity chef’s restaurants, it is with some trepidation […]

Bobby Flay’s Coconut-Cashew Basmati Rice recipe

It is every bit as delicious as it looks. Ingredients 4 tablespoons oil 1 medium yellow onion, peeled, halved and thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 2 cups basmati rice, rinsed several times in cold water and drained well Salt and freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup cashews, roasted 1 can […]

Experimenting with infused vodka

My food obsession is not limited to dining out and cooking, and as of late, it has turned to experimenting with freshly infused vodka. While some of my earlier experiments yielded some very unsatisfactory results (I remind myself of the pear infused vodka that had absolutely no taste, or the pineapple infused recipe that looked […]