Pineapple Banana Cake Recipe

We’re pretty blessed here at Chef Works. Sometimes chefs love our gear so much that they volunteer recipes. Who are we to say no? One of our favorite pastry chefs, Chef Carolyn Friedman of Miami Beach, Fla., was kind enough to whip up a recipe for Pineapple Banana Cake that’s just for our blog (andFIND OUT MORE |

Chew On This: Week 8

Welcome to Week 8! So you’ve survived Valentine’s Day. Now you’ve got a few weeks to catch your breath before St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) and the inevitable wave of green-colored food and drink. In honor of the Winter Olympics, we’ve got a couple of athlete-themed links, a Mc’-cease-and-desist and a breakdown of the JamesFIND OUT MORE |

Chew On This Week 7

Welcome to Week 7, the most romantic of weeks because it brings us to Valentine’s Day. Whether you think it’s an overly-commercialized and fabricated holiday, an opportunity to ask out that special someone or a time to renew your vows with the love of your life, it’s certainly a busy day for florists, bakers andFIND OUT MORE |

Apron Ace: Leanne Pietransinski

Leanne Pietransinski pictured in her favorite apron, the Berkeley! Our Apron Ace for February was motivated to get things right. Sure, Leanne Pietransinski was dumping batch after batch of macarons into the trash when she first got started. But nearly four years after starting her meringue-based dream, she and her husband, Pawel, have found success!FIND OUT MORE |

Chew On This Week 6

Welcome to Week 6! Unplanned, but the “No. 3” is a theme this week. We’ve got three trends that Gordon Ramsay says must go away, why a chef in France is giving up his three Michelin stars and three beers to help you drink away your Valentine’s Day misery. There are also some tips forFIND OUT MORE |

Chef of Chef Works: Jamie Adams

Saluti! Chef Jamie Adams always had a fascination with Italian culture. And thanks to family influence, it has carried him to where he is today. The youngest of five siblings, Adams always enjoyed cooking with his mother. But then he’d hear stories of his siblings traveling abroad to Italy. Those tales stoked his passion forFIND OUT MORE |