Author Archives: Corey

How you like them apples????

So it’s snowing outside… finally. The ninth of November  is pretty late for a first snow here in Colorado Springs; the football season is half over, my garden has been dead for a month, my skiing and snowboarding  friends have … Continue reading

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Too many taste buds…

Grilled cheese and tomato soup…enough said.  Why this combination is so tasty defies explanation… sort of…  at least in the western hemisphere.  In elementary school, or maybe junior high, I learned that there were four flavors: salty, sour, bitter and … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s dinner… granola

One of the things I say at every cooking class that I teach is:  “Give it a try… if it sucks, throw it away and order a pizza.”  Well not anymore.   I had a small surgery on one of my … Continue reading

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Celery salt, salad, and the Jersey Shore

Long before MTV discovered the Jershey  Shore, my Grand Parents did.  Even before Atlantic City legalized gambling, Ralph and Myrtle bought a cottage two blocks from the Atlantic in a tiny town named Avalon.  As a kid we spent at … Continue reading

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The grand experiment…

There is a grand experiment underway and we are the rats. Today I attended a food show put on by my areas largest restaurant supply company, who shall remain nameless, to protect the (not so) innocent.  I was in search of … Continue reading

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Its always Thanksgiving in India

10 years ago almost no one I knew had even heard of Garam Masala… fast forward to present… they sell it at Wal-Mart. Like blackening seasoning or BBQ sauce, there is no real consensus on exactly what is in Garam … Continue reading

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Tastes like chicken…

So close to the official launch of chefcoreywilson.com that I can taste it.  And it tastes like chicken, or rabbit, or rattlesnake, or frog legs, or alligator, or turtle, or finger,  or something else that they say says tastes like chicken. … Continue reading

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Of Mangos and Men

True Story: this evening while shopping for my dinner I overheard a young soldier ask the woman next to him “What should I be looking for in a mango?”  This being Colorado Springs, he might as well have asked the … Continue reading

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Don’t call it a comeback…

With due credit given to Mr. LL Cool J, it would seem that Brussels Sprout are, in fact, making a comeback.  I can honestly say, I NEVER saw them on a menu between 1995 and 2005 (that’s when I stopped … Continue reading

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Anyone else feel like getting sauced?

Like most chefs, if some one says we are having chicken for dinner my first question is “with what”?  Blame A1, blame the French, blame Heinz, but I can’t look at a plate with a meat, a vegetable, and a … Continue reading

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