Allison Fishman

Allison Fishman is a Brooklyn-based food writer and teacher. She owns The Wooden Spoon, a private cooking school, and hosts TLC's Home Made Simple.

Recent Articles By The Author

Bastianich Dishes on Weight, Beans, Singing

New York restaurateur Joseph Bastianich is squeezing as much as possible out of life.

Food Trends: What's In, What's Out for 2009

Food Trends: What's In, What's Out for 2009

Three culinary professionals offer what they saw as the food trends of 2008 and their predictions for 2009.

Champagne Tips From a Pro

Champagne Tips From a Pro

Philippe de Crespi offers his best tips on Champagne for this New Year's celebration.

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Food Lover

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Food Lover

Kitchen gift Ideas from dishes, knives to electronic gadgets.

Mistletoe Hunting, With a 12-Gauge Shotgun

Mistletoe Hunting, With a 12-Gauge Shotgun

The romantic greens grow in the upper branches of pecan, oak and apple trees. An easy way to gather it is to grab a gun and shoot it down.