Monday, November 12, 2018

Monthly Featured Dish/Ingredient Challenge: Cranberries!

They are bright, red, tart, and so good in both sweet or savory recipes, so this month, it's time to get your Cranberries on!


Join in the fun by making any recipe with any type of cranberries (fresh, dried, frozen, canned, jelly...) from any of our past or present IHCC chefs (see the full IHCC chefs listing on the sidebar or under the header). As always, feel free to share any of your favorite cranberry recipes from the past IHCC chefs within your post.

Please make and post your Monthly Featured Ingredient: Cranberries dish by Sunday, November 18th. Please link a picture, and comment below, so that we do not miss out on your dish!
 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our  Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 
 
If you'd like to see our Morning Glories (Ruth Reichl breakfast recipes) please click on the link. 

December Themes are up on the sidebar! 


Monday, November 5, 2018

Morning Glories!


Rise and shine it's time to enjoy some Morning Glories!

Head into the kitchen and whip up a new breakfast or brunch treat! Chose any Ruth Reichl recipe and post your Morning Glories recipe by Sunday, November 11th. Please link a picture, and please leave a comment below afterward, so that we don't miss out on your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.  

  
If you'd like to see our October Potluck recipes we shared last week, please click on the link.

Monday, October 29, 2018

October IHCC Potluck!

Happy Potluck Week!


Make ANY recipe from our current IHCC Featured Chef (Ruth Reichl) or any recipe from any of our previous IHCC chefs listed below:

Nigella Lawson  
   Mark Bittman    
Giada De Laurentiis
  Jamie Oliver
  Tessa Kiros
  Rick Bayless
  Madhur Jaffrey
  Yotam Ottolenghi
  Donna Hay
 Nigel Slater
  Diana Henry
 Jacques Pepin
  Ellie Krieger
   Curtis Stone   
Heidi Swanson
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Ina Garten
Eric Ripert

   Make and post your October IHCC Potluck recipe by Sunday, November 4th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and please do leave a comment after you link up so that we don't miss out on your dish. 
 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our Pantry Gourmet theme last week, click on the link to see what was shared.


Monday, October 22, 2018

Pantry Gourmet!

Time to raid the pantry!
We know you are a Pantry Gourmet!

Head into your pantry and pick out a gourmet pantry ingredient, or two! Show us your specialty sauces, breads, condiments, premium preserves, top-shelf olive oils and vinegar, imported pasta, spreads, tapenades, teas and/or coffee, gourmet chocolates, jarred veggies, pickles, honey, pepper, olives, various types of rice and/or beans, and/or spices from the other side of the world! Show us what you got!

Chose any Ruth Reichl recipe and post your Pantry Gourmet recipe by Sunday, October 28th. Please link a picture, and please leave a comment below afterward, so that we don't miss out on your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 
 
If you'd like to see the
Snacks and Beginnings recipes and roundup we shared last week, please click on the link.


Monday, October 15, 2018

Snacks & Beginnings!

Who doesn't like to nosh and nibble? It's time to make some...

Snacks & Beginnings!

Photographs from RuthReichl.com

This week, make any Ruth Reichl recipe for a snack or a starter to a larger meal and post your Snacks & Beginnings! dish by Sunday, October 21st. Please link a picture, and please leave a comment below afterward, so that we don't miss out on your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 
 
If you'd like to see the
October Monthly Ingredient/Dish Challenge: Orange Squash recipes and round ups we shared last week, please click on the link.


Monday, October 8, 2018

Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish Challenge: Orange Squash!



Are you ready for Pumpkin Spice and everything nice season?


Join in the fun by making any recipe with any type of orange squash from any of our past or present IHCC chefs (see the full IHCC chefs listing on the sidebar or under the header). As always, feel free to share any of your favorite Orange Squash recipes from the past IHCC chefs within your post.

Please make and post your Monthly Featured Ingredient: Orange Squash by Sunday, October 14th. Please link a picture, and comment below, so that we do not miss out on your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our  Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 
 
If you'd like to see how we welcomed Ruth Reichl last week, please click on the link.  

 

Monday, October 1, 2018

Bon Appétit, Ruth! (Welcoming Ruth Reichl to I HCC!)

We are very excited to say...

Bon Appétit, Ruth! 


...and to welcome Ruth Reichl to I Heart Cooking Clubs. We will be cooking along with with her for the next sixth months, until March 31st, 2019.

Since Ruth was the editor of Gourmet Magazine from 1999 to 2009, feel free to utilize your old magazines, The Gourmet cookbook or Gourmet online, as well as Ruth's blog, online recipes and her cookbooks and books to find your recipes. 

This week, make any Ruth Reichl recipe to welcome her and post your Bon Appétit, Ruth! dish by Sunday, October 7th. Please link a picture, and comment below afterward, so that we don't miss out on your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 
 
If you'd like to see the
Au Reviour,Chef Ripert recipes and round ups we shared last week, please click on the link.


Monday, September 24, 2018

Au Reviour, Chef Ripert! (Until We Meet Again...)

Another six months flew by and it is time to say Au Reviour, to Chef Eric Ripert

Until we meet again... maybe at the next Potluck or Monthly Challenge?


Make any of his recipes to say Au Reviour, Chef Ripert. Or, you can do a round up of your favorite Eric Ripert recipes that you cooked this past six months. Or do both! 

Post your Au Reviour, Chef Ripert posts by Sunday, September 30th. Please link a picture, and comment below afterward, so that we don't miss out on your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 
 
If you'd like to see the September Potluck we shared last week, please click on the link.  

 
Remember we start cooking with Ruth Reichl on October 1st until March 31, 2019. We have started making changes to the blog to reflect our new chef and new themes are posted on the sidebar.


Monday, September 17, 2018

September IHCC Potluck!


Make ANY recipe from our current IHCC Featured Chef (Eric Ripert) or any recipe from any of our previous IHCC chefs listed below:


Nigella Lawson  
   Mark Bittman    
Giada de Laurentiis
  Jamie Oliver
  Tessa Kiros
  Rick Bayless
  Madhur Jaffrey
  Yotam Ottolenghi
  Donna Hay
 Nigel Slater
  Diana Henry
 Jacques Pepin
  Ellie Krieger
   Curtis Stone   

Heidi Swanson
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Ina Garten
  
Make and post your September IHCC Potluck recipe by Sunday, September 23rd and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and please do leave a comment after you link up so that we don't miss out on your dish. 
 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish Challenge: Chilis & Chowders last week, click on the link to see what was shared.


 

Monday, September 10, 2018

Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish Challenge: Chilis & Chowders!

Are you holding out for the last days of summer or gearing up for some brisk fall days? Whatever your pleasure, there's surely a Chili or Chowder recipe to suit you!

Our Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish is Chilis and Chowders! 


Join in the fun by making any chili or chowder recipe from any of our past or present IHCC chefs (see the full IHCC chefs listing on the sidebar or under the header). As always, feel free to share any of your favorite Chili and/or Chowder recipes from the past IHCC chefs within your post.

Please make and post your Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish: Chilis & Chowders by Sunday, September 16th. Please link a picture, and comment below, so that we do not miss out on your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our  Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 
 
If you'd like to see the heartfelt food From The Heart we shared last week, please click on the link.  


Monday, September 3, 2018

From The Heart! {The New Voting Poll Is Up}


Cooking with ingredients you love always creates a dish that comes From The Heart!

Gather your favorite ingredients, look through Eric Ripert's recipes, and find a dish that comes From The Heart. Make and post your recipe by Sunday, September 9th. Please be sure to link a picture and comment afterward so that we do not miss your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.

If you missed our IHCC August Potluck last week, click the link to see what we shared. 

New Chef Voting Poll Is Up Now!
 It's an exciting time at IHCC! This week we will be voting on a new female chef. The winner will be our 19th chef here at IHCC!

*photo credit: New York Times/Getty Images 
Julia Child
The one and only Julia Child, well known for bringing French cuisine to the American public. Julia's debut cookbook, Mastering The Art Of French Cooking was so successful she was given one of the very first cooking shows on American television, The French Chef.  Julia is definitely a pioneer in the cooking world and we wouldn't be where we are today without her. It has even been said that Mastering the Art of French Cooking "did more than any other event in the last half-century to reshape the gourmet dining scene." 

 *photo credit: marthastewart.com

Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart is truly "the domestic goddess." She is most famous for her numerous bestselling books on cooking, entertaining, baking, gardening, weddings, and decorating. Martha is also well-known for her Martha Stewart Living TV program, as well as various other shows. She is the founder of Martha Stewart Omnimedia, which has published several magazines, such as Martha Stewart Living and Everyday Food. Martha Stewart has become a household name.

 *photo credit:smithsonianmagazine.com
  
 Claudia Roden
Claudia is a British cookbook writer who has authored ten books but is best known for her Middle Eastern cookbooks, A Book Of Middle Eastern Food and Arabesque - Sumptuous Food from Morocco, Turkey and Lebanon. Claudia has also worked as a food writer and on a cooking show for BBC.

 Ruth Reichl
Ruth Reichl is a chef, food writer, co-producer, author, culinary editor, a restaurant critic, and the last editor-in-chief of Gourmet Magazine. Ruth has written critically acclaimed memoirs, as well as cookbooks, such as Gourmet Today and My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life

Instructions For Voting
Please see the sidebar to vote for the chef you chose. To be fair, please vote for one chef and please vote only once. 
Voting is open from Monday, September 3rd through Sunday, September 9th. 
Winner will be announced on the sidebar Monday, September 10th. Thank you!


Monday, August 27, 2018

August IHCC Potluck!


Let's...POTLUCK!!!

Make ANY recipe from our current IHCC Featured Chef (Eric Ripert) or any recipe from any of our previous IHCC chefs listed below:

Nigella Lawson  
   Mark Bittman    
Giada de Laurentiis
  Jamie Oliver
  Tessa Kiros
  Rick Bayless
  Madhur Jaffrey
  Yotam Ottolenghi
  Donna Hay
 Nigel Slater
  Diana Henry
 Jacques Pepin
  Ellie Krieger
   Curtis Stone   

Heidi Swanson
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Ina Garten
  
Make and post your August IHCC Potluck recipe by Sunday, September 2nd and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and please do leave a comment after you link up so that we don't miss out on your dish. 
 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our theme From the Dessert Menu last week, click on the link to see what was shared.

 

Monday, August 20, 2018

From The Dessert Menu!

So many delicious desserts on the menu.........................
Choosing just one is always the hard part! Do you go with something light and fruity, something creamy like ice cream, something indulgent and chocolatey, or something dripping with sugar? It's always a tough choice!

This week we are choosing one of Eric Ripert's recipes From The Dessert Menu! Make and post your dessert recipe by Sunday, August 26th. Please be sure to link a picture and comment afterward so that we do not miss out on
 your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.

If you missed our From the Vine theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.   


**photo credit to www.aveceric.com and www.foodandwine.com 

Monday, August 13, 2018

From the Vine!

So many delicious things grow on vines--from grapes to tomatoes, squash to melons, just to name a few. This week we are making Eric Ripert dishes that come...

From the Vine!


Make and post your From the Vine recipe by Sunday, August 19th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed our
Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish Challenge: Chilly Delights theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.   



Monday, August 6, 2018

Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish Challenge: Chilly Delights!

Are you ready to get chilly?


Of course you are! It's time to take a break from the heat and enjoy some Chilly Delights!

Join in the fun by making any chilly recipe from any of our past or present IHCC chefs (see the full IHCC chefs listing on the sidebar or under the header). Anything chilly will do {chilled soup, drinks, smoothies, popsicles, ice cream, puddings, and anything else chilly that tickles your fancy}. As always, feel free to share any of your favorite CHILLY DELIGHTS from the past IHCC chefs within your post.

Please make and post your Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish: CHILLY DELIGHTS by Sunday, August 12th. Please link a picture, and comment below, so that we do not miss out on your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our  Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 
 

If you'd like to see the food From The Grill we shared last week, please click on the link.

Monday, July 30, 2018

From the Grill!

Time to fire up the barbecue!

This week our Eric Ripert dishes are coming...

From the Grill!


Make any Eric Ripert dish that you can cook outside on the grill or inside on your grill pan!

Make and post your From the Grill recipe by Sunday, August 5th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed our
July IHCC Potluck! theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.