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.
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.
This classic should be in every Southern woman's repertoire. A moist, delicious Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake pleases crowds of all ages, and is the perfect dessert to bring to a neighbor, to a potluck, or to a summer party.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy