Celebrity Chefs

Jamie Oliver: School cake and bake sales send the wrong message

He campaigned to ban Turkey Twizzlers and chips from school dinner menus, and now Jamie Oliver has trained his sights on cake and bake sales.<p>No school fundraiser is complete without a stall selling cupcakes, made by parents or the children themselves.<p>But the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation says …

Jamie Oliver

Gordon Ramsay Made A Documentary About The Restaurant Industry’s Cocaine Epidemic

After losing his friend and fellow chef David Dempsey in 2003 due to a bad reaction to adulterated cocaine, as well as witnessing firsthand the …

Entertainment

John Besh restaurants fostered culture of sexual harassment, 25 women say | NOLA.com

Besh art.png<p>A discrimination complaint was filed this year against the Besh Restaurant Group with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.<p>…

New Orleans

'Gordon Ramsay is exploiting my dead son' Scots mum of chef's tragic protege slams cocaine documentary

The TV chef discussed how Eileen Dempsey's son David plunged 40ft to his death after using the drug.<p>The mum of Gordon Ramsay’s tragic protege has …

Gordon Ramsay

Coconut Bones

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a straight-sided baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.<p>In a small bowl, combine the coconut, …

Recipes

High schooler drops fire anti-cocaine rap on his class

Great art is all about passion, and one high school student seems to embody that more than most performers twice his age. At an age where many of us …

Weird

Cocaine traces found in TV chefs' Scottish restaurant loos

Positive results were found in the Glasgow branch of Jamie’s Italian and Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse Bar & Grill in the city’s Waterloo Street.<p>In …

Marco Pierre White

Old-Fashioned Sweet Potato Pie

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.<p>For the filling, using an electric hand mixer, combine the potatoes, 1 cup of the sugar, the butter, eggs, vanilla, …

Baking

Arugula Pesto

Prepare an ice water bath in a large bowl, and bring a large pot of water to a boil. Put the arugula in a large sieve and plunge it into the boiling …

Recipes

These Two Ingredients Can Turn Almost Any Fruit Into A Salad

Watermelon and feta salad has become something of a summer icon. The salty feta provides a nice flavour contrast to the sweet melon, while fresh mint …

Recipes

Lean Machine Chicken Skewers

First, toast the pine nuts: place a frying pan over a medium heat and put the pine nuts into the pan for about 5 minutes, moving them around often so …

Chicken Recipes

Viewers Had A Very Strong Reaction To New Documentary ‘Gordon Ramsay On Cocaine’

Gordon's new documentary was definitely worth a watch...<p>ITV viewers watched last night as chef Gordon Ramsay explored the world of cocaine and how …

Gordon Ramsay

The Pioneer Woman Gets Real About 'Banned Phrases' on Her Show

The Pioneer Woman has been on camera for a long time now, but that doesn't mean she's totally at ease with it. Food Network star Ree Drummond …

Ree Drummond on the Future of ‘The Pioneer Woman’ Show

We’re all still recovering from the news that <i>Fixer Upper</i> is ending after its fifth season. Now, another one of our beloved TV stars, Ree Drummond of …

Country Lifestyle

Anthony Bourdain On 'Appetites,' Washing Dishes And The Food He Still Won't Eat

The TV host's new documentary is <i>Wasted! The Story of Food Waste.</i> In 2016, Bourdain spoke to <i>Fresh Air</i> about cooking for hisyoung daughter: "If she's not happy, I'm not happy."

Culture

Beautiful Baking Recipes

From soft and springy sponges, to rich and oozy brownies – Jamie’s fantastic baking range will help you achieve stunning results every time.<p>Shop the …

Recipes

Mastering the Art of French Living

David Lebovitz worked as a baker and pastry chef in the San Francisco Bay Area, including a thirteen year stint in the pastry department at the …

Paris

Bobby Flay's Bar Americain to close early next year

The restaurant, which opened in 2005, will shut down on Jan. 17<p>Celebrity chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay says he will close his New York restaurant, …

Bobby Flay

How To Make a Party Tray Like Ree Drummond for the Holidays

Ree Drummond—AKA, The Pioneer Woman—knows a thing or two about throwing together a cheese board. We can’t say were surprised, seeing how she knows …

Food

The Room-Service Revolution: How Hotels Are Upping Their Game

THERE COMES A MOMENT during every long trip when you run out of energy to leave the hotel and forage for a meal, and you begrudgingly consider ordering room service. The food will be mediocre and expensive, but at least you can stay in. My most recent room-service capitulation came during a hectic …

Lifestyle

Taco Bell Might Unleash Kit Kat Quesadillas Upon America

Plus, Anthony Bourdain annotates his Instagram posts, and more food news<p>The mad geniuses at Taco Bell, who deftly turned Doritos into taco shells, are now looking to the candy aisle for inspiration: It’s testing“Chocoladillas,”filled with Kit Kat or Twix pieces, in select markets.<br>• Anthony Bourdain …

KitKat

Serena William Sat Down at Meril Restaurant For Wedding Planning

The wedding will be in New Orleans<p>Tennis megastar, <b>Serena Williams</b>, and Reddit co-founder fiancé, <b>Alexis Ohanian</b>, popped into Emeril Lagasse’s Warehouse District gem, <b>Meril,</b> on Monday to begin planning their nuptials in New Orleans. According to a report in the <i>Daily Mail,</i> the couple met with an …

Emeril Lagasse

People are fuming Gordon Ramsay isn't actually on cocaine in his new TV show

People are fuming Gordon Ramsay isn't actually on cocaine in his new TV show<p>People are fuming Gordon Ramsay isn't actually on cocaine in his new TV …

Music

Curtis Stone Always Travels With 2 Things: One Practical... and One You Wish Your Man Had

One keeps him feeling fresh, the other connected.<p><i>Top Chef Jr.</i> host Curtis Stone is an experienced world traveler, but the most important items he …

Bravo TV

Every Celebrity Chef and Cooking Personality That's Been On The Simpsons

From The Muppets and KFC to Guy Fieri and Gordon Ramsay, here are all the celebrity chef cameos from The Simpsons.<p>After 29 seasons, <i>The Simpsons</i> has …

TV

Rocco DiSpirito's Italian Sloppy Joes

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.<p>2. Remove the stems from the portobellos. Place the mushrooms gill side up on a baking sheet, transfer to the oven, and …

Beef

The Key 3: Gail Simmons

For more than 10 years, Gail Simmons has decided the fate of hopeful chefs from all over the country as a judge on the show, <i>Top Chef</i>. She's also the …

Brunch

Guest Column: What Wedding Planners Need to Know About Cakes

<i>Ron Ben-Israel has developed a distinct style in his two decades of</i> <i>designing cakes for weddings and other events. He has appeared on the Food Network</i> …

Weddings

How to make the perfect poached egg

How do you like your eggs in the morning? Boiled, fried and scrambled are simple, but ask your significant other to poach you an egg and you may end …

Brunch

Top Chef’s Gail Simmons Kicks Back With Us in Her Brooklyn Kitchen

<b>Gail Simmons</b> isn’t packing up her knives and going anytime soon. The <i>Top Chef</i> regular and her music executive husband, Jeremy Abrams, were days away …

Kitchens