To get a sense of Jamie, take a look at "his" blog, Forbidden Digs
|Photo by Ryan Smith
perspective. After hearing me evangelize
about the fun of pulling carrots, making bread, or a Rhone that tastes
like charcoal, my friends accuse me of being a romantic. Guilty. In my defense, however, these simple things feel
more important than ever these days.
I am the author of several cookbooks in the Complete Idiot’s Guide series, including 20-Minute Meals, 5-Minute Appetizers, 30-Minute Meals, Quick & Easy Low Carb Meals, and my favorite, Cooking for Guys. That title serves up cooking inspiration and humor for kitchen-shy guys, has been mentioned in the New York Times and the Boston Globe, and can be found on shelves from Boston to Sydney. Here's my Bookstore.
On the decidedly more indulgent side, I created over a hundred Restaurant Recipes for the Phantom Gourmet. The Phantom crew filmed these epic dishes in my kitchen west of Boston.
I have been a lifeguard, a Christmas tree salesman, a vacuum cleaner salesman (not simultaneously), a healthcare regulatory consultant, and a mall Santa. I build dry stone walls for fun.
I love photography almost as much as I love to write.