Advice on Cheese Course to end a meal

Tweet I recently got this inquiry from a fellow chef, and thought I’d share it with you: Hi Mark, I’m hoping to pick your brain for a minute. I have a dinner party for two. 6th anniversary. She wants to do a cheese coarse at the end of the meal instead of a dessert. Do […]

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ReMARKable Palate Discussion Forum

Tweet I keep adding ways for you to interact with me and with the content here! In addition to the comments capabilities here, and the listener hotline and MyChingo, you can now enter into direct discussions on the ReMARKable Palate subforum at The Gilded Fork. There is a Topic heading for each Podcast, so you […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #36

Tweet #36: Interview with Aimee Tang of Fremont’s Fine Foods Fremont’s Fine Foods has been providing Albuquerque, NM with fine European and Asian specialty food products since 1918. Here, I speak with my friend and high school classmate Aimee Tang, the fourth generation to run this family store founded by her great grandfather. Kitchen Quick […]

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I’m back from New Mexico

Tweet And I had my fill of Green and Red Chile! I have tons of fun stuff to share about my trip, including lots of great audio from my cooking classes and my food adventures. I’ll be posting a new ReMARKable Palate show with some of that audio. Also, I now have a new audio […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #35

Tweet #35: Chelsea Market Tour, Part 2 Rob Safuto and I took you on a tour of Buon Italia a few weeks ago. Here’s the rest of our Chelsea Market Soundseeing tour, with visits to Chelsea Thai, Manhattan Fruit Exchange, and Bowery Kitchen Supply, with some gelato tasting along the way! Kitchen Quick Tip: Keeping […]

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A Taste of Vietnam

Tweet I taught the first of 4 classes this week at the Williams-Sonoma store in Albuquerque, NM. Tonight’s class was “A Taste of Vietnam”, and we went over the basics of the cuisine, making nuoc cham nem sauce, a traditional Vietnamese accompaniment to almost any dish, and a dipping sauce for the next dish, which […]

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Poached Pears in Sagrantino Wine

Tweet This is one of the recipes I will be featuring in my “A Taste of Umbria” class this coming week, while I’m away in Albuquerque. It’s adapted from Mary Ann Esposito’s Ciao Italia in Umbria cookbook. Poached Pears in Sagrantino WineSagrantino is a wonderful fruity wine from Umbria. When paired with the sweetness of […]

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Congratulations to Molly Haynie

Tweet The winner of the Caserta Italia luxury leather snake skin iPod case contest is Molly Haynie, a college student from San Antonio, Texas! Congratulations to her. The case is already in the mail. I’ll have a recording of a skype call with Molly on my next show. Feel free to call and share your […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #34

Tweet #34: A Day in the Life Follow me on a Day in the Life of a Personal Chef. I take you through the ins and outs of a full cookday, where I make 8 different dishes for a client, all in a short 35 minutes (in podcast time)! Guest Kitchen Quick Tip: Cooking temperatures […]

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Last chance to win a free iPod case

Tweet Today’s the last day for you to get your entry in to win a free Luxury Leather iPod case hand made by Caserta Italia. Just fill out the Listener Survey and send me an e-mail at telling me the last question on the survey, and you’ll be entered into the drawing, which will […]

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