Recently my friend, neighbor, and extraordinary Italian cook, Lisa Malcolm and I harvested Meyers Lemons from an overgrown tree that is adjacent to our homes. Lisa is also my co-host on GARDEN GOURMETS. We later took them into my outdoor kitchen where we record many Great Neighborhood Cooks TV show […]
Month: February 2019
My CULINARY HIDEAWAYS 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 in […]
I’ve been grilling most of my adult life from using the basic charcoal grill up to my current fabulous propane gas grill. In this video, I demonstrate some of the basic types of popular fuel.
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 & […]
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 […]
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.
Did you know that the 1st soup was made from hippopotamus? And, it dates back to 6000 BC! How about that?
Did you know that drying fruit causes massive nutrient loss…as much as 30% to 80% of its vitamins and antioxidant content? Something to be aware of that’s for sure!
Did you know that black beans, kidney beans, and chickpeas are rich in magnesium and help alleviate headaches? It’s true! They’re amazing beans!
Did you know that tomatoes & Jalapenos are not vegetables? It’s true! They’re actually fruits. How about that!