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A Chef’s Table with Jim Coleman, WHYY

Sorry for the lack of attention to the blog lately. I’m finishing up the proposal for my next book, which has kept me away from just about everything else. Things will be back on schedule shortly.

A couple of months ago I was interviewed on WHYY’s A Chef’s Table with Jim Coleman. Jim is […]

Splendid Table Interview Available

My interview with Lynne Rossetto Kasper on The Splendid Table is now available online. It aired 8/22 and 8/23 (depending on your local public radio station). You can listen on The Splendid Table’s website. Just click the link above. If you have RealAudio installed, here’s the direct link to the audio. Or if you are […]

Sara Moulton Reviews “An Edge in the Kitchen”

Sara Moulton, executive chef of Gourmet magazine, author of Sara’s Secrets for Weeknight Meals, and host of Sara’s Secrets on PBS, has written a very kind review of An Edge in the Kitchen on her website.

My favorite line:

A lot of knife wisdom served with a splash of wit and a sprinkle of trivia […]

Review on Roots & Grubs from Matthew Amster-Burton

Seattle food writer Matthew Amster-Burton has posted a very kind review of An Edge in the Kitchen on his blog, Roots and Grubs. I like Matthew’s writing a lot. Definitely spend some time exploring his essays on food and fatherhood. Matthew’s shoestring fries were the inspiration for me to start experimenting with my own french […]

eGullet Q&A (and excerpt)

The good folks at eGullet.org, one of the Internet’s top food discussion sites, are hosting an author’s Q&A with yours truly. There is an excerpt from the book detailing the most common myths about kitchen knives (the illustration above is a hint). There is also a free forum to ask […]

Coming Soon: Technique of the Week and more

Things are still perking along behind the scenes here at Edge in the Kitchen world headquarters. I’m told that the printing gnomes have nearly finished their jobs. The finished books should be coming off the presses today, well ahead of the June 10 on-sale date. I’m certain there will be Harry Potter-like […]

Preview on VarmintBites

Raleigh food blogger, attorney, and man about town Dean McCord has written a very kind preview of “An Edge in the Kitchen” titled These are the Days of Our Knives on his blog, VarmintBites. Dean writes about dining, home cooking, family, and the Triangle’s burgeoning food movement. His cobbler recipe is also top notch. Definitely […]

How Not to Buy Garbage

Part 2 of So You Wanna Buy a Knife is up at Leite’s Culinaria. Todays lesson: How Not to Buy Garbage

Sometimes it can be a little hard to tell quality knives from knives that simply have better marketing budgets. Here are the warning signs that the knives you are looking at might be not […]

Guest Blogging on Leite’s Culinaria

David Leite has been kind enough (or desperate enough) to invite me to do a couple of guest pieces for his blog on Leite’s Culinaria.

Today’s entry, “So Ya Wanna Buy a Knife”

You have decided that it is time to get serious, time to show the world that you have arrived and are […]