Real Food Real Kitchens: New York Cookbook by Craig Chapman

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Real Food Real Kitchens: New York Cookbook

by Craig Chapman

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Go behind the scenes and straight into the kitchens that bring a city to life!

Craig Chapman has spent his award-winning career in television and magazines telling the stories of real food and the real people and cultures that inspire them.

Now he’s sharing his passion with you, in this exclusive cookbook full of authentic recipes from families all over New York City.

Try the . . .

  • Escarole and Meatball Soup (Italian Wedding Soup)
  • Shrimp Stir Fry
  • Cajun Shrimp Scampi and Mashed Potatoes
  • Sicilian Rice Balls
  • Empanadas
  • Curry Chicken with White Rice and Stewed Potatoes

A true melting pot of flavors and dishes—this cookbook has something for everyone. Each recipe shares the story behind the food and how passing down this specific dish has helped families remember their heritage and keep traditions alive.

And with food this delicious, you’ll want to start your own new traditions!


About the Author:

Craig Chapman published his first magazine at the age of 15, which was a handwritten, photocopied punk rock fanzine. He moved to New York after college and worked as a television and film Production Manager at Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1, Time Inc., and more. He also took time to work as a magazine Editor developing an MTV Magazine for Hearst, as a Fashion and Beauty Editor at InTouch Weekly during their inaugural year, and as a Lifestyle Editor for Seventeen.

Chapman owns OEG Media LLC which creates unscripted television, film, and multi-platform digital projects that highlight the lifestyle, drama, comedy, and challenges of real life. He is also the Founder and Producer of the national brand Real Food Real Kitchens which includes a TV series, yearly magazine, and daily web site. Real Food Real Kitchens is all about ‘Family, Food, Culture and History’; telling the story of a dish and the family and culture that bring it to life.

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