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Chef David Talks CHEESE!

Dear Cooking Comrades, Cheese courses are always terrific (it gives you an easy course to put forward with minimal prep). The Europeans always have cheese as the final course:  dessert course, cheese course, then coffee.Americans always want:  cheese, then finally … Continue reading

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Dazzling Deviled Eggs – Chef David Appears on Weekend Today!

Chef David demonstrated his recipe for creamy and delicious deviled eggs on Weekend Today. They’re wonderful for parties and very easy to make.  And, the extra kick of horseradish adds that extra surprise to every bite! Watch the video here: … Continue reading

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The Most Amazing Hot Chocolate Recipe – Watch the Video!

Chef David demonstrated his quick and delicious recipe for homemade hot chocolate from scratch on Weekend Today. Of his 50+ appearances on the show, this is the recipe that was re-tweeted more than any other. Take a look: http://wnyt.com/article/stories/S2909830.shtml?cat=10127   … Continue reading

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See Chef David LIVE!

Chef David recently announced four new live cooking demonstrations in April and May at A Different Drummer’s Kitchen Co. in Albany, NY.  They follow on the heels of numerous previous sold-out engagements in 2012 and early 2013. The specific class … Continue reading

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Chef David Makes Homemade Pickles on Weekend Today!

Chef David appeared on Weekend Today on Saturday, September 8 to premiere the perfect fall recipe to add spice and zest to any meal – Bread and Butter Pickles. As cucumbers are in season, these crunchy and satisfying pickles are … Continue reading

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Around the Country and Across the World!

Chef David’s 10-DVD cooking series, Learn How to Cook (and eat your mistakes!) has been sold in almost every state within the U.S., and to several countries across the globe.  Feedback remains extremely positive, with lots of emails from ardent … Continue reading

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A New Twist on a Favorite Dessert!

Chef David appeared on the Weekend Today Show on Saturday, June 23, premiering a new twist on an old favorite dessert recipe:  Chocolate Chip Strawberry Shortcake! Blending the best of Chocolate-Covered Strawberries with the classic Strawberry Shortcake, this recipe is … Continue reading

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Chef David Guest Blogs for Noted Journalist, Lee Woodruff

Chef David recently wrote a guest blog for noted journalist and author, Lee Woodruff, sharing his story of the intensive culinary program that he created for vets and active soldiers based upon the Learn How to Cook (and eat your … Continue reading

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Chef David Premieres a Simple New Dessert on Weekend Today

Chef David appeared on Weekend Today on Saturday, March 3 to premiere a new dessert item, Stewed Fruit (specifically, plums, in this case). While he jokingly commented that the title implies something you might find as part of hospital food, … Continue reading

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Why Do We Cook?

Dear Friends and Cooking Comrades, Why do you cook?  What drives you to prepare delicious food? They say you either become a chef to feed yourself, or you become a chef to feed others.  I think my motivation as a … Continue reading

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