Once autumn hits, the holiday season has begun! And nothing embodies holiday spirit more than family traditions and recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Maybe it’s sharing stories at the dinner table, having a laugh on the front porch, or just relaxing with loved ones—everyone has their own ritual.Join Dana Cowin, author and former Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine, as she chats with some of today’s most popular chefs and food personalities. Together they pass along their own holiday traditions and stories, from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows. Dana and company also discuss how these experiences impact their current holiday traditions and menus.Cowin takes advantage of her career-spanning relationships with these top chefs to have them share• Unique ways to celebrate Thanksgiving with Padma Lakshmi• The Swedish Christmas with Marcus Samuelsson• The "hard knocks of the holidays" with Kwame Onwuachi• A holiday catastrophe with Carla Hall• The importance of gratitude with Mike Solomonov• The Anti-Christmas with Alex Guarnaschelli.©2019 Audible Originals, LLC (P)2019 Audible Originals, LLC
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How Chefs Holiday Review
- January 1, 1970RhondaLoved the recipes and first hand food experiences. I’m going to make some of the recipes provided as PDF in the audible book.
- January 1, 1970Norma( Format : Audiobook ) "Making family traditions"This short.presentation by Dana Cowin, best known for being editor in chief of Food and Wine for twenty years, is all about how professional chefs celebrate holidays, not just food but games and atmosphere, and the inclusiveness of family. Six chefs from various ethnic backgrounds tell what they do at their favourite holidays and each has also provided a personal choice recipe, the full details of which accompany How Chefs Holiday on a ( Format : Audiobook ) "Making family traditions"This short.presentation by Dana Cowin, best known for being editor in chief of Food and Wine for twenty years, is all about how professional chefs celebrate holidays, not just food but games and atmosphere, and the inclusiveness of family. Six chefs from various ethnic backgrounds tell what they do at their favourite holidays and each has also provided a personal choice recipe, the full details of which accompany How Chefs Holiday on a downloadable PDF document.Very pleasant background music accompanies the speakers: Carla Hall, Parma Lakshmi, Marcus Samuelsson, Mike Solomonov, Alex Guarnaschelli and Kuarne Onwuachi and the recipes provided include Mac 'n cheese for 15, Padma's buttermilk baked turkey, Roast beef with potatoes and green peppercorns, Granny's five flour pound cake, Helga's meatballs with braised cabbage and lingonberries, and potato latkes.I guess the reader has to be a little bit of a foodie to really enjoy this, but this is far more than just talk about what people eat, it's about family and memories stored in tradition. I loved it and, at only just over an hour in length, I'd recommend it to everyone.more
- January 1, 1970Mary-SidneyA quick and fun dive into the way some of America's most prominent Chefs spend their holidays. How their childhood holidays influenced their adulthood celebrations, what they keep at home, and what they share in their restaurants. Get your napkin ready, this will certainly have you drooling for holiday treats.more
- January 1, 1970MaryI enjoyed learning about the holiday traditions of well-known chefs. Entertaining and relatable on a few levels. I hope to try one or more of the recipes included in the PDF. Thanks, Chefs and Audible! Recommended.
- January 1, 1970EllyFun short listen of holiday memories of restaurant chefs. And as an extra audible gives a pdf with some holiday recipes from those chefs!
- January 1, 1970HollyberyeCarla Hall was the most enjoyable to listen to, with Alex second. It was overall okay, but I won't listen again.
- January 1, 1970RexanaSO SO good for gourmet food-o-philes! Great holiday stories and recipes by famous chefs.
- January 1, 1970CaitlinNot quite as festive as I’d hoped
- January 1, 1970GinaShort but very entertaining listen with different chefs sharing their holiday traditions, stories and even a few recipes!
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