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Recipe: Chef Karen Nicolas’ Baked Mushroom Bureka with Summer Bean Salad and Feta Cheese

Recipe: Chef Karen Nicolas’ Baked Mushroom Bureka with Summer Bean Salad and Feta Cheese

Karen Nicolas, executive chef at Todd Gray’s Equinox, is one of only a handful of lucky toques to be named among Food & Wine magazine’s 2012 Best New Chefs in America. Chef Nicolas recently sailed on Amsterdam as part of the Culinary Arts Center program and gave a couple of exciting and mouth-watering demonstrations. BUREKA:…   read more of “Recipe: Chef Karen…”

Recipe: Chef Karen Nicolas’ Beet Cured Salmon Gravlax with Goat Cheese Panna Cotta

Recipe: Chef Karen Nicolas’ Beet Cured Salmon Gravlax with Goat Cheese Panna Cotta

Karen Nicolas, executive chef at Todd Gray’s Equinox, is one of only a handful of lucky toques to be named among Food & Wine magazine’s 2012 Best New Chefs in America. Chef Nicolas recently sailed on Amsterdam as part of the Culinary Arts Centers program and gave a couple of exciting and mouth-watering demonstrations. GRAVLAX:…   read more of “Recipe: Chef Karen…”

Cruise Diary: Continuing to Learn

Cruise Diary: Continuing to Learn

Award-winning author and writer Jeanette Hurt is cruising the Baltic on Prinsendam with her entire family to watch her parents renew their vows. Enjoy her words and her husband (and professional photographer) Kyle Edwards’ photos. You can also follow her on Twitter @JHurtAuthor or www.jeanettehurt.com. Every time I talk with a chef, sommelier or bartender,…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: a Baltic Voyage Sea Day

Cruise Diary: a Baltic Voyage Sea Day

Journalist Pat Woods just cruised on Eurodam’s 10-night Baltic cruise and chronicled her journey for us. Enjoy! Today was the second and last sea day of this Baltic voyage. The morning passed quickly as we attended an 8 am church service followed by a galley tour, a fitness center workout and watching dessert prep demonstrations…   read more of “Cruise Diary: a…”

Culinary Arts Center Host for a Day

Culinary Arts Center Host for a Day

Thanks to Ryndam’s Culinary Arts Center Host Sydney Ellis for sharing with us this fun story about a young cruiser with great aspirations! Last summer on the Veendam, I met a lovely young lady by the name of Gabby. She approached me after a cooking demonstration and was curious about the “Party Planner” (now the…   read more of “Culinary Arts…”