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.