Tag: FOOD

Lamb Shank and grape leaves, as served at the Greek Food Festival, Oakmont, PA.

Oakmont Greek Food Festival This Weekend – June 27-29th

One event that I never miss is the annual Greek Food Festival in Oakmont, PA. This is a wonderful event. It takes place every year the last week of June.  The festival is held at the Greek Orthodox church in Oakmont, PA, on Washington Ave.  […]

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Fresh fish, served at the Hotel Brasilito, Brasilito, Costa Rica.

Photo Worthy Food – Costa Rica Food Review

Unfortunately, we had to cancel our trip to Thailand due to political unrest.  However, we were able to put together a last-minute trip to Costa Rica.  Now, I’m not usually a big fan of all-inclusive Hotels, but it’s been really cold here this winter and […]

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Panera Bread Turkey Chili, copycat recipe.

Photo Worthy Food – The New Panera Bread Turkey Chili

Update: Panera Bread Copycat Recipe now available. I stopped by Panera Bread the other day for lunch.  It’s my go to place for when I want to have a low-calorie lunch.  I tried something new for a change.  The Turkey Chili sounded pretty appetizing to […]

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Cooking Quick Tip – The Rule of Fours

Cooking Quick Tip – The Rule of Fours

I often get questions regarding food storage.  The other day someone asked me, “Hey Chef, I read that I should let my steaks rest at room temperature for a little before throwing them on the grill.  Is that healthy?”  The question sparked to us the Rule […]

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Bruschetta and fresh mozzarella cheese as served in the Triplo G Italian Kitchen.

Photo Worthy Food – Bruschetta and Fresh Mozzerella

Well everyone, I hereby declare it “Tomato Season”.  We have officially picked our first few tomatoes from the garden.  Now the challenge begins:  What do you do with all of these tomatoes that you are going to have?  One of my all-time favorite uses for […]

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