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Chef Alli — Who's Cookin’ Now?

A blog by Chef_Alli

December 7, 2011

A special holiday treat: Fruit-stuffed pork roast

What could be better than the gift of an oven-ready pork loin? Delicious and beautiful, it also makes dinner an effortless, special treat during the busy holiday season.

October 31, 2011

Chef Alli’s 3 Easy Steps to a Juicy Thanksgiving Turkey

Brine that bird!

October 1, 2011

An Ina Garten Classic: Apple Crostata

This week as I was reviewing my “tried and true” collection of Ina Garten recipes in preparation for a Best of the Barefoot Contessa class, I came across one of my absolute favorites, an Ina classic: Apple Crostata.

August 1, 2011

Summer sweet corn

When I grew up, my Grandma cooked sweet corn in a pot of boiling water on the stove. I always thought it was delicious, but I’m thankful that when it comes to cookin’ sweet corn now, there are other flavorful techniques.

July 1, 2011

Walk the plank

I will be sharing my views and news of food and cooking, providing helpful information and appealing, delicious recipes, along with my favorite cooking tips and culinary techniques. As a chef and culinary instructor, I am convinced that cooking is absolutely essential to good meals and a healthy lifestyle, and it is my intent to inspire you in the kitchen. Whether you’re cooking for two, a large family, or just for dinner guests, I hope to streamline and simplify cooking, making it enjoyably easier.

June 7, 2011

The Tradition Continues

June brings Father’s Day and that always makes me think of homemade ice cream. Not just because it’s an old fashioned treat that goes way back into my childhood, but more so because I remember how much my Dad loved to make homemade ice cream.

May 24, 2011

Cooking with herbs

Welcome to the first edition of my cooking column, Who’s Cookin’ Now?