Paul Gholikely

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10 tips for writing and polishing a speech

You probably wouldn’t read an essay aloud and call it a “speech.”<p>Writing a speech and producing an essay have much in common, however. One is …

Public Speaking

‘Chef’s Table’ Recap: Massimo Bottura Became a Star by Turning Italian Tradition Upside Down

In the series premiere of Netflix’s culinary documentary <i>Chef’s Table</i>, creator David Gelb and his crew introduced viewers to Italian chef Massimo Bottura. He is one of the most celebrated chefs on the planet and owner of Osteria Francescana, one of the most acclaimed restaurants in the world. At …

Italy

Everything You Need to Know About Roses

Is there any flower more abundant in sensory overload than a rose? Good looks, delicious scent, wonderful for cutting, easy to grow (so long as you …

Climbing

Best Brunch Recipes

Sweet or savory, brunch is our favorite meal of the day. Try a new twist on a classic, like eggs benedict, or something spicy, like Mexican-inspired …

Breakfast

An All-Star Lineup of 8 Italian Cheeses

Down through the eons, Italian cheesemakers have shown a remarkable knack for sticking with tradition while simultaneously indulging their penchant …

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Cooking

The Instant, Genius Way to Make Any Fish Dinner More Delicious

I'm about to give you a magic wand to make any mild-mannered fish delicious (and it doesn’t involve beer-battering and dousing in malt …

The Biggest Differences Between How Americans and How Italians Eat

The Biggest Differences Between How Americans and Italians Eat<p>It's not all spaghetti and meatballs over there.<p>February 22, 2018<p>Like many students …

6 Recipes from Commander's Palace in New Orleans

From red snapper ceviche to coconut flan, these recipes are staples at the staff meal shared by Commander's Palace chefs and waitstaff.<p>Family Meal has been a tradition at Commander’s Palace, the grand old Creole restaurant in New Orleans, since its great matriarch, Ella Brennan, took over in 1974. …

New Orleans

Best Ever Easy Chocolate Mousse

This Best Ever Easy Chocolate Mousse is so simple and easy to prepare. It is so devilishly creamy, so rich, so lusciously smooth and velvety… just …

The Unofficial Ranking of the Tastiest Authentic Italian Pasta Sauces

Because we all know it's all about the sauce.<p>January 24, 2018<p>Pasta is one of those foods that you can put whatever you want on it, from a thick, …

Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy

The Piazza della Signoria is top among Florence's most important squares. In the heart of the city, dominated by city hall - the Palazzo Vecchio - …

Italian Chefs Name the Most Overrated and Underrated Pastas

There are seemingly as many types of pasta at the supermarket as grains of sand on an Italian beach. And let’s be real -- it's Europe, so it’s …

Italy

Italian Main Dishes

Get inspired by the flavors of Italy with these delicious main dishes, from light and creamy spinach and ricotta gnudi to osso buco with citrus …

Italian Food

Cook this: Baked pasta alla parmigiana from chef Massimo Bottura’s Bread is Gold

<i>Our cookbook of the week is Bread is Gold by three Michelin-starred chef Massimo Bottura. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from the</i> …

A Cheap Person's Guide to Fancy French Wine

We asked four Master Somms from around the country to name some of the best wine steals in the seven most prestigious wine regions of France.<p>We all …

Wine

7 Unexpected and Insanely Delicious Ways to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs

Anyone who’s dabbled in Paleo or Whole30 knows the value of hard-boiled eggs. Really anyone who enjoys starting their day with a high-protein, …

Breakfast

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Books

10 Simple DIY Photography Gifts (Perfect for Christmas)

COOPH presents 10 fun and easy DIY photography gifts you can make at home. Simply grab your favorite photos, get creative and give someone special …

The big dome

14 Life Lessons I Learned In Culinary School That Didn't Involve Cooking

Some of the most important lessons had nothing to do with cooking.

This New Egg Will Blow Your Mind. It Certainly Blew Mine.

It all started back in March when I was in San Francisco for the Future Food Tech conference. Since I was going to be in town for the week, I took the opportunity to swing by Hampton Creek’s massive Mission District headquarters for an update on their progress and to sample products they had in the …

Ice Cream

Is Cauliflower Carbonara Really Carbonara? Well, No—But It’s Genius

Though this is a pasta hugged by cream sauce—with all the warm, fuzzy feelings such a thing has to offer—it’s made mostly of vegetables, with no cream or egg. You’d counterintuitively call this cream-saucy pasta <i>light</i>—<i>fresh</i>, even. But would you call it carbonara?<p>It’s all in the cauliflower. We’ve …

How to photograph the stars: 9 steps to stunning night images

With the right settings, a camera can literally mix heaven and earth. The night sky can create some stunning images, but since cameras are at their …

Landscape Photography

Traditional Italian Flavors, in a Bundle

My Italian language skills are rather limited (I’m working on it), but ordering from restaurant menus in Italy is easy. Like many Americans, I’m well acquainted with the traditional dishes. (But sadly, if the waiter then tries to engage me in conversation, I can only stammer that it’s such a lovely …

Threading

Camera Autofocus Modes Explained

Pick up any digital camera today and you'll find that it has a ton of autofocus modes.The problem is that - for beginner photographers especially - …

Cameras

20 Of The Best Golf Quotes Ever

Words of wisdom, whimsy and whatchamacallit<p><b>20 Of The Best Golf Quotes Ever</b><p>I expect to make at least seven mistakes a round. Therefore, when I make a …