Stories written by Michael Love

The Perfect Steak

Have you ever bought a nice piece of meat and when you got it home you weren’t too sure how to season it or the best way to cook it? Most people, especially in summer months, just carelessly throw their slab of beef on the grill and overcook it, in addition to zero attention paid […]

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TWO DELICIOUS DINNERS UNDER 20 MINUTES Delicious food doesn’t have to take hours to prepare, nor do you have to have a culinary degree to pull it off. I have always said that if you start with fresh ingredients, use simple effective cooking techniques and layer your flavors, anyone can cook delicious dishes. Layering flavor […]

Epicure with Love

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It’s no secret that I love to cook. After a long day at Epicure, which begins with soup production in the morning followed by endless trays of brownies and 60-pound batches of cookie dough in the afternoon, Michele gingerly asks me, “What are you cooking for dinner tonight?” As I stand in the kitchen, still […]

Epicure with Love

Epicure with Love

Chocolate, Chocolate and Chocolate! Chocolate is one of the most popular foods and flavors in the world. The different types of chocolate (milk, dark, etc.) contain varying amounts of cocoa solids and cocoa butter as well as other ingredients such as fats, milk, sugars and additives. The darker the chocolate, the more actual cocoa solids […]

Epicure with love Happy and Healthy New Year

Did your 2013 New Year’s resolutions include getting healthy or losing weight? There are many reasons why it’s so difficult to stay on track, but there are only a few key rules to follow in order to keep those health resolutions. Did you know that it takes 21 consecutive days to create a permanent habit? […]