There are two culinary-school lessons I will never forget: 1) Cold roux, hot liquid; hot roux, cold liquid; and 2) Robert Del Grande is God. My chef instructor emphasized the second point so often, in fact, that rumors were widespread. "I heard Del Grande saved his life in the war" went one. But countless doting reviews and critics' fawnings over the years have shown that my instructor wasn't... More >>>
Superb crab tostada and perfect lamb -- Lord, Del
Grande can cook.