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

Food & Wine’s Chefs-in-Residence

The New Food & Wine  Food & Wine magazine has tapped six Chefs-in-Residence to consult on monthly features, recipes and travel tips. I am honored to join world-class chefs Grant Achatz, Hugh Acheson, Mario Batali, David Chang and Eric Ripert as a recipe developer and travel guru in this exciting new partnership. More info at…  Read More

5 Questions: Sally Sampson

Advocate for Healthy Kids Already an accomplished cookbook author and entrepreneur, Sally Sampson decided she wanted to address obesity by inspiring kids to cook and eat real food. In 2010, she launched ChopChop, a nonprofit quarterly magazine that features nutritious recipes, as well as food-related fun facts and games, and in 2013 ChopChop was named Publication of…  Read More