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 […]
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 […]
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!
Did you know that pumpkins were once recommended to remove freckles and cure snake bites?
Did you know that the average American eats 28 pigs in their lifetime? That’s a lot of pork!
Did you know that the wasabi that most people purchase today is not real wasabi! Nope! Guess what? It’s colored horseradish. COLORED HORSERADISH! I don’t know about you, but I am completely disillusioned. It only goes to show that you really need to read the ingredient labels on the back […]