In the premiere episode of My Food Thing, CHOW.com’s new video series showcasing fun culinary encounters with celebrities, Mob Wives star Renee Graziano takes a break from filming the hit VH1 reality series to make meatballs with her sisters and nephew. [Ed. note: This video contains language that may not be safe for work.] My Food Thing features culinary encounters with celebrities as they share their private "food thing." From rock stars talking about their favorite spots to eat on tour, to grocery shopping with TV's hottest stars, My Food Thing is a window into the lives of fan favorites.
We get a better look inside a Williamsburg restaurant. Chef Connolly gets a little hand in the kitchen at Rider.
Easy Crab Cakes
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.
Because life is too short not to be a kid sometimes.
Basic Boneless Roasted Leg of Lamb
A roasted boneless leg of lamb makes an impressive centerpiece for your table, but this recipe is easy enough to pull off any time. A classic gremolata perfumes the lamb; the mixture of garlic, lemon, and parsley holds its own against the strong flavor of the meat. Read more.