COOKING WITH SIMON: Tasty Lesson about Life’s Lemons
You know the old saying, “Sometimes life hands you a bowl of lemons, so why not make lemonade?”
COOKING WITH SIMON: Good food for a great cause
This week I had the chance to appear on KYTX-CBS19 in Tyler to talk about the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Gala & Auction. It’s a privilege to be one of the chefs cooking for the event, and also have the opportunity to prepare on television the recipe I will be offering on the night of the gala.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Outdoor Fall Dining
September marks the start of fall, but if you step outside it still feels like summer. Then when you go into a store the aisles are decorated with fall colors and in some places their already selling Halloween and Christmas items. No matter how early the stores put seasonal items out in the aisles, I’m not convinced that it’s time for fall’s colors, clothes or cooler temperatures.
- COOKING WITH SIMON: Fresh Fish from Unexpected Places
- COOKING WITH SIMON: Still enjoying Texas summer peaches
COOKING WITH SIMON: Bridging the flavor gap between summer and fall
During my time in America I have lived on the East Coast, West Coast and now, near the Gulf Coast. Each offered a different variety of seafood specialties. Near the Pacific I remember great oysters and salmon, the Gulf Coast, of course has lots of great shrimp, and in the Atlantic regions, there was nothing better than crab.
Cooking with Simon: Seasonal Favorite Marks First Anniversary
The other day I was looking back through all of the stories I have written for this column and I realized that next week I would be celebrating my one-year anniversary. I can’t believe it has been that long.
Cooking with Simon: Dreaming of Fiji in Palestine
This time of year it seems like everyone – except me – is on vacation. The restaurant business doesn’t seem to be very holiday friendly, because food never stops and holidays are when people want to eat out the most.
- COOKING WITH SIMON: Cool & Simple Main Course Salads
COOKING WITH SIMON: Fruits of labor – tomatoes vs. grapes
Lately I have been talking about how many grapes I have in the vineyard, but over the past week I’ve also had a lot of tomatoes.
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