I joined the University Chapter of the WVU Alumni Association for a Virtual Cooking Hour on May 20. I demoed my recipe for summer scampi pasta salad and gave lots of cooking tips and tricks along the way! This event was my first Zoom cooking experience and we had viewersRead more
On May 26, 2018, I gave my first cooking demo at the Taste-of-All festival in Charleston, West Virginia, during which I made catfish tacos with summer salsa! This particular dish was special to me because I utilized ingredients and techniques that I have learned and used throughout my first yearRead more
For the second year in a row, I have been crowned the first place winner of the Taste of America Recipe Challenge in West Virginia! TOA challenges chefs from across the country to use sponsored brands to create regionally influenced dishes that are both tasty and pretty to look at.Read more
On June 14, I finally got the opportunity to serve as a judge during the 2018 Taste of West Virginia, hosted by the American Red Cross. As a competitive chef I hardly ever get to taste my own food during events, let alone other team’s dishes, so getting to serveRead more
Check out my recipe video for Kimchi Pulled Pork Eggs Rolls that was featured on Fox Recipe Box!
After a 17 hour drive from Morgantown, West Virginia to Orange Beach, Alabama, Team Furbee arrived ready to put on a show at the 2017 World Food Championships. The Recipe Category that I qualified to compete in kicked off at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 9. During the two hourRead more
As we slowly begin creeping into fall I am faced with the reality that my gardening season is over, however there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy the fruits of my labor! My final harvest of the year yielded an abundance of banana peppers. You too may have noticedRead more
That one time I made a TV appearance and beat TWO professional chefs to win $10,000 on Food Network’s Cooks vs. Cons!
A few months ago I was browsing the internet for food contests, a new favorite past time of mine, when I stumbled upon the Holy Grail: The World Food Championships. I had never heard of it, but I learned that WFC is the largest cooking competition in Food Sport andRead more
If you are looking for a dish that can bring some serious “wow factor” to the table then look no further. This lamb recipe is ridiculously easy and takes less than 30 minutes to create! I came up with this recipe for the Taste of American Recipe Challenge (which IRead more