To get a sense of Jamie, take a look at "his" blog, Forbidden Digs
|Photo: Ryan Smith |
I am the author of several books 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.
Somewhere in the midst of these food-oriented projects, I
became an enthusiastic (oh all right, obsessive) consumer of
local and organic produce. I increasingly focused my
food writing on local food, and I have watched with delight as this kind of eating has become more and more popular. I was fortunate to be featured in a recent issue of Special Places magazine in an article that helps make the case for eating local. We're all recognizing that cheap food is not necessarily a good deal!
I provide recipes and content for the Powisset Farm CSA (part of The Trustees of Reservations), and other organizations devoted to supporting local food.
On the decidedly more indulgent side, I created over a hundred Restaurant Recipes for the Phantom Gourmet television show. The Phantom crew filmed these epic dishes in my kitchen west of Boston.
Examples of my published work (a few are links)
Food and Wine
Travel, Family & Lifestyle
I love photography almost as much as I love to write. Much of my work features my images.