Retired chemist, restaurateur, making red wine.
My favorite things to cook
Kosher Hebrew, incorporating the kashrut into mainstream cooking.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Southern latkes, praline cheesecake
My cooking triumphs
Praline cheesecake, rack of lamb with orange brown sugar and pecan glace. Veal demi-glace is a staple in my kitchen.
My cooking tragedies
I've burned the most rues until I perfected my technique. A perfect black rue is wonderful.