Category Archives: In the kitchen

In The Kitchen: Peposo dell’Impruneta (Italian Black Pepper Beef) from Food Wishes (with video recipe)

This recipe, found on the Food Wishes YouTube Channel, is all about the WOW! You will definitely be surprised by the amount of black pepper it uses, but once it is braised for several hours it all mellows in a … Continue reading

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Bourbon Walnut Bars via Instagram

Bourbon Walnut Bars From our annual cookie party, now in It’s 25th year! Recipe: Bourbon Delight Bars  and Follow Some of my favorite cookbooks ††† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of … Continue reading

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13 Electric Kettles | Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

See all the 2017 Gift Guide Entries 13 Electric Kettles From Douglas… My wife gave up coffee several years ago. She started using an old stovetop kettle we had and then we had a coffee maker with a hot water dispenser, … Continue reading

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01 Instant Pot Cooker – Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Since so many people order their gifts online and ahead of time, I’ve decided to start my annual Gift Guide fairly early this year. This should allow you to find your favorite gifts — and perhaps recommend a few of … Continue reading

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The Meaty, Leftovers-Filled Pasta Savored By Tuscan Cowboys via Food52

This meat sauce sounds delicious and different enough from our other family ragu recipes to at least give it a try. I like the use of sage and rosemary. We don’t use a lot of those herbs here although I … Continue reading

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Good Morning!

Good Morning! A second cup of coffee this morning.  Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Learn more about coffee with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of … Continue reading

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Trader Joe’s Coffeecello, reviewed via Baking Bites

I love making liqueurs as much as I like drinking them, so when this appeared in my feed I instantly added it to my To Buy list. I love coffee, too, so it sort of makes this one a no-brainer. … Continue reading

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On YouTube: Pasta Al Forno Dell’ultimo Minuto – Ricetta facile – Quick and Easy Italian Baked Pasta Recipe

A quick and easy recipe for baked pasta, directly from Italy and this Italian YouTube Channel. There is no narration on the video, so the language barrier is a bit less and the complete recipe, in English, is available in … Continue reading

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Noted: How to Make an All-Ikea Cheese Plate

I love cheese and often shop at Ikea. Hmm, looks like something to look out for the next time I am there. — Douglas   Read How to Make an All-Ikea Cheese Plate via Bon Appetit An interesting link found … Continue reading

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The Spice Companion: A Guide to the World of Spices by Lior Lev Sercarz

The Spice Companion: A Guide to the World of Spices by Lior Lev Sercarz There comes a time in every cook’s life when you start to move beyond simply following recipes and begin to experiment more and more within those … Continue reading

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Small Victories: Recipes, Advice + Hundreds of Ideas for Home-Cooking Triumphs by Julia Turshen [Book]

Small Victories Recipes, Advice + Hundreds of Ideas for Home-Cooking Triumphs Julia Turshen When reading a cookbook I don’t tend to make grand proclamations that this book is good and that book is bad. Cookbooks are all about what you … Continue reading

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On YouTube: How To Make Bread | Jamie Oliver – AD

Watch YouTube: How Tto Make Bread | Jamie Oliver – AD I liked this video and think you might find it interesting, too! Related Posts: On YouTube: How to make Chilli Sauce! | 🌶️🌶️🌶️ | Jamie Oliver On YouTube: Ploughman’s … Continue reading

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25% OFF On Mugs, Totes and Notebooks Today Including these Liquidambar Leaves in Autumn and Much More!

25% OFF On Mugs, Totes and Notebooks Today Including these Liquidambar Leaves in Autumn and Much More! Available only from DouglasEWelch.com/shop  Click to view this entire collection and buy today!  View my entire portfolio Related Posts: A Touch of Autumn – … Continue reading

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Kitchen Morning

Kitchen Morning The morning sun slants down onto the counter this morning as I prep my coffee.   Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Related Posts: In The Kitchen: Collapsible Measuring Cups In the kitchen this morning … Continue reading

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New Cookbook: Big American Cookbook: 250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA by Mario Batali

I came across mention of this new cookbook in a magazine recently and quickly requested it from my local library as an ebook. I am still working my way through it, but wanted to offer my initial response so that … Continue reading

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