Finding A Cookbook, In A Park!

I recently went for a walk in a park and in the park was one of those itty bitty libraries where you take a book and leave a book. I was going to just walk past it but something called me to look inside and there was a really awesome cookbook. It’s called “Best of…

One Small Appliance Every Kitchen Should Have

Do you love to cook, or just plain have to cook for your family? There are tons of gadgets that are available to make your cooking time shorter, faster and easier. This one appliance I recommend does not actually bake, or air fry, or poach or anything fancy like that. Why I Think This Appliance…

This One Simple Step Will Make Perfect Rice

Rice. It is one of the simplest grains to cook, yet many people are intimidated by it and can mess it up completely. Do I Need A Fancy Rice Cooker? There are many appliances that claim to make the perfect pot of rice, and some are really good, but honestly, there is no need for…

Welcome

Welcome to my new blog! I am Basil René, a professionally trained chef with thirty two years experience. Here I hope to share with you my take on some restaurants, reviews on gadgets for the kitchen and some of my favorite TESTED recipes. One of my favorite things to make? Reservations. I am not one…