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Trell Tompkin, the chef of The Lost Whiskey, describes his Pork Steak dinner as “24 ounces of cotton candy (melt in your mouth) meat.” And when asked how he became so skilled at preparing it, his explanation was (as…

Cool When It’s Hot

If you’re like me, when the temperature starts rising, it puts me in the mood for a yummy salad. I hosted a small gathering recently and decided, what the heck, take a risk and serve salad for dinner. I…

Spring is here! After what I think was one of the most brutal winters I can remember in a long time I’m jumping with joy over here! Everything about Spring is oh so excellent; from the green grass to…

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Perfect Pairings

Food and wine pairing has been around for centuries.  It is often a complex and too often stressed about.  And, it is a highly debated topic.  While there are specific techniques and rules for properly pairing food with wine,…

St. Louis Famous Foods

St. Louis natives are faithful to their home teams, to their beloved Arch…and to keeping toasted ravioli in the freezer. There are many things that make St. Louis a city rich in traditions and notable in the culinary arena….

Beverages That Keep You Warm

Winter is here, and if I’m honest, it’s my least favorite season. But while I don’t enjoy the season very much, I  appreciate the food and drinks that go well on a cold, snowy, blustery day. There’s something about…

Behind the Apron:

What inspired you to become a chef? I started working in the restaurant industry when I was 16.  Throughout high school and college, I bussed and waited tables simply to earn extra money.  It was in New Orleans, where…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I love what the holidays bring each year! But I mostly love the wonderful food that comes with Thanksgiving and Christmas! If you’re like most people you probably have two separate…

Keeping it Simple

It’s no secret Fall is my favorite season to cook a great meal and entertain, but, because like many of you, it’s probably my most busy season. Fewer things make me happy than a good comfort meal when there’s…