Tag: behind the scenes

Anatomy of a Geoduck

How to Prepare a Geoduck We go behind the scenes at last year’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival to show you how to prepare the most delicious clam in the world. I often say eating geoduck is like kissing a mermaid. Try it and I guarantee you’ll agree. The giant clam can be daunting…  Read More

Behind-the-Scenes with Emeril Lagasse

BAM or Bamm Bamm? What does Emeril Lagasse have in common with Bamm Bamm from the Flintstones? Madde Gibba and I find out at last year’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival. SOBEWFF is a premiere food and wine weekend raising millions for culinary scholarships and providing fans with an unparalleled experience. Here’s a glimpse…  Read More

Behind the Scenes: Cooking Light Photo Shoot

Here’s a backstage look at last week’s Cooking Light magazine photo shoot on Lake Minnetonka. The theme was a Fourth of July barbecue potluck with my Twin Cities chef friends. That’s right, we did the shoot nearly a year in advance! Thanks to Erik Anderson, Doug Flicker, Tracy Singleton, Mike DeCamp, Jamie Malone and Steven Brown…  Read More

Behind The Scenes with Mario Batali

Nerding Out I had the privilege of sitting down & chatting with culinary guru & fellow food nerd Mario Batali. The interview is featured in the November issue of Delta Sky magazine. We talked fame, travel, family and of course, food. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at our photo shoot for the article. Read the full article…