Month: February 2019

Professional Kitchen Designers

This is Episode 3 in the KITCHEN DESIGNER series co-hosted by Jim Gerard, owner of Kitchens By Ambiance in Bonita Springs, Florida and Rob Kircher Culinary Food Personality. Today’s episode is all about how to choose the right kitchen designer for you. You’re in the driver’s seat! You interview the […]


New Pruning Shears

My neighbor and co-host of Garden Gourmets, Lisa Malcolm and I will be trimming the extremely overgrown Meyers Lemon tree located between our homes later this afternoon. So, I’m on a hunt for a new pruning shears. The one I have is old and dull. On its last legs, if […]


Everglades City, Florida Annual Seafood Festival

My HIDDEN CULINARY GEMS co-host Chef Ruth Manchester and I traveled to legendary Everglades City Florida recently for its Annual Seafood Festival held each year in early February. It’s definitely a “not to be missed” event for seafood lovers! Our first stop was the historic Rod & Gun Club established […]


Natural Rain Water

Through Rob’s Eyes is another one of my “Rob’s Loves”…an endless list of things within the culinary world that intrigue me. Today, it’s rain water. Did you ever wonder why rain water is so beneficial to us and all living matter on earth? Or, where the expression “raining cats & […]


Mini Salmon Quiches

I took French cooking classes many years ago and watched a demonstration of a pastry chef making homemade puff pastry. It was time consuming & have never attempted the process. Thank God for Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry. I always keep a box in the freezer. All you have to do is defrost it in the fridge overnight and the next day it’s ready to roll out.


Kitchen Countertops

This is the 2nd episode in our ongoing series titled “Kitchen Designer” featuring Jim Gerard, owner of Kitchen By Ambiance in Bonita Springs, Florida and me Rob Kircher, Great Neighborhood Cooks syndicated Television culinary personality.