Cooking magazines and cookbooks are my weakness, a favorite thing to pick up when I travel. Being single and busy I lacked opportunities to cook and was left with hundreds of recipes never tried. Test Nest is my way to record recipes tried and true - create a stellar menu pulling from various sources, invite a dynamic group of foodies, entertain and have a room full of different palates defining 5 Star recipes. These are the recipes my testers put on their “best thing I ever ate” lists.
The Ultimate Goal
The recipe Test Nest cooking experiment began in 2010 as an opportunity to test and rate hundreds of recipes to find the ultimate 5 star crowd-pleasing dishes...
The Test Nest Process
I plan, prepare and price out a gourmet 4-course menu and invite diners to cover the cost of the food (space permits up to 6 or 7 “testers”)...
Cooking and Entertaining Tips
I'll feature tips and tricks here from preparing dishes and special decorations for Test Nest dinners. I plan to create videos featuring other chefs as well...