Modernism Week

Mom and Dad have been wintering in Palm Springs again, so we decided to check out the week celebrating Mid Century Modern architecture. What I didn’t bargain for was the traffic during what turned out to be a
Mid Century Modern week in Palm Springs
record breaking number… Keep Reading »

Be Mine Valentine (FREE) Menu Plan

You know the old adage, “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach?” Well men, I’ll let you in on a little secret – there’s nothing sexier than a man going to the trouble of cooking a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner for us… Keep Reading »

Peppermint Stick Ice Cream Pie

This is my rendition of a family favorite since the 1970’s. Peppermint stick ice cream is such a festive treat over the holidays or Valentine’s Day, and pairs so nicely with the crunchy  chocolate cookie crust and soft billowing marshmallow meringue topping. This winter or summertime… Keep Reading »

Julie Anne and Nick Rhodes

The Most Important Meal Goes Romantic

Doing a romantic dinner for two is not the most lucrative, but definitely my favorite service that I offer as a personal chef. For me, it’s the personal chef equivalent to theater vs. film, I preferred the adrenalin rush of feeling live audience reactions as an… Keep Reading »

The Yin & Yang of Glamour vs. Career

The Roving Stove has been all systems go this month – with Super Bowl parties, the Grammy’s today, several Valentines Day dinners booked this week, the Oscar’s yet to come, plus securing new full-time clients for other chefs I’ve begun working with, in addition to… Keep Reading »

Making Truly Creepy Cakes & Best Costume

Harper Collins just sent me a copy of Twisted Cakes, and I couldn’t wait to share it with you! While the “iced gravestone” and “can of worms” are great for a kids Halloween party – there are some seriously gruesome cakes in this book for… Keep Reading »

Red Velvet Pancakes & Waffles

The Waldorf Astoria’s Red Velvet cake has been my absolute favorite since I was a very young girl. You can imagine my delight when I saw red velvet pancakes on the menu at the Larchmont Bungalow, and they certainly did NOT disappoint! This is my… Keep Reading »

Ruby Beet Risotto

In my opinion beets are a highly misunderstood, under used ingredient. This unusual risotto makes such a striking first course, or a satisfying main course coupled with a salad tossed in Balsamic Fig Vinaigrette – making it a perfect choice for Valentines Day. The natural… Keep Reading »

Dear Valentine

You know how much I love a fabulous meal out on the town, but to me, there is nothing sexier than a man who can cook an intimate meal at home for me on Valentines Day. It says a lot about how much he cares… Keep Reading »

I Heart You Day

While the rest of the world celebrates Valentines Day as the day for lovers often represented with a heart. For me, it is not as much about intoxicating romance, as it is a very sober day of gratitude about my heart.

 

 

A healthy, functioning heart. Just… Keep Reading »

Berry Sweet-Tart Menu for Valentines Day

Julie Anne Rhodes

My Valentine’s Day present for you is that you can now find all of these recipes on the recipe pages of http://www.TheRovingStove.com, so you can impress your sweetheart with a heart healthy romantic Valentines Day dinner for two.

Valentines Day Menu

“Cream” of Cauliflower &… Keep Reading »

From My Heart to Yours

Julie Anne Rhodes by Matthew Rolston
My mother always said “never judge a book by it’s cover”… I’m living proof of that. People always tell me how young I look for my age, and I appreciate it, thank you! Most of it is probably down to… Keep Reading »