<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=403686353314829&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">
  • The Chopping Blog

Use a Cast Iron Pan To Cook Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Dessert

  I’m often asked when teaching a cooking class about the virtues of cast iron. It’s one of the easiest questions to answer, as well as one of the most difficult ones. Most home cooks love the ...

Read More

Pastas of the Night: Penne Puttanesca

Time: it “keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’ into the future.” No, this isn’t a Steve Miller flashback to 1977; it’s you trying to figure out what to make for dinner after 8 hours of work on a ...

Read More

Why You Should Always Have a Camera When You Cook

When you have a dinner party and you have to write a blog a few days later, you might want to have a camera nearby to take photos of that gorgeous and delicious meal that you just prepared. However, ...

Read More

Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes

Today is Christmas Eve and one of my family’s favorite meals of the year. If you read my blogs, you will know that no event happens without some sort of feast, and Christmas Eve is certainly no ...

Read More

Meat Lovers: Beef Up your Holiday Tradition

A typical Christmas dinner at the Miller household usually consists of roast turkey and traditional fixings. That's because my family is literally spread all over the world, and we aren't able to ...

Read More

Gluten-Free in One Pot

This month, I think I’ll let my new favorite cookbook do the talking. It’s Gluten-Free Girl Every Day by Shauna James Ahern. I bought it last month at The Chopping Block and have enjoyed cooking (and ...

Read More

Let's Bring Back Sunday Family Dinner

America seems to be losing focus on the great tradition of having Sunday dinner together as a family. Honestly, how many of us still partake in this tradition regularly?

Read More

How to Pull Off a Dinner Party in One Hour

Months ago, a dear friend of mine asked me to host a dinner party for his upcoming birthday. Seeing as how I love to entertain, I enthusiastically agreed! And then, I forgot.

Read More

I Got the Blues

Some people consider Memorial Day the start of summer, but I always know the heat is on once my favorite festival commences at the beginning of June. I look forward to this every year, and since ...

Read More

Food & Wine Extravaganza

I had dinner with an old friend last week... along with 22 students of The Chopping Block. Scott Noorman and I had the luxury and pleasure of entertaining our guests with a lovely five-course meal ...

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

subscribe
Most Recent Posts

How to Get your Husband to Cook

One thing I believe is that so many of us could not do the work we enjoy doing so much without the...Read more

Food Comics: Hot and Spicy Tomato Soup

We are pleased to introduce Food Comics from The Chopping Block where our resident...Read more

What's in a Red Blend?

  Wine pro’s were caught short by American’s Rose rage but regarding the recent...Read more

Butternut Squash Bolognese

  We had pasta a lot growing up for several reasons. First, it was a family favorite. Second,...Read more

Go for the Greek Yogurt

Are you trying to lose weight, following what you think is a relatively low-calorie diet and having...Read more

cooking_classes
gift_cards
mobile_club
Sign Up To Get