This past weekend I was honored to serve as a judge for the 4th Annual Great Pepperoni Roll Cookoff, where I had the pleasure of tasting pepperoni roll renditions from 11 competitors. Pepperoni rolls have to be one of my favorite foods on the planet and not simply because they areRead more
I recently had the pleasure of judging the 6th annual Best Chef Cook Off, on Thursday, August 2, at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown. The event brought together six amazing local chefs to compete for the title of Morgantown’s “Best Chef” and best dish representing “Modern Cuisine”. Proceeds from the event benefitedRead more
My recipe for Appalachian Brunch has been named a semi-finalist in Eggland’s Best 2018 America’s Best Recipe Contest! The EB 2018 “America’s Best Recipe” Contest received entries from fans across the country showing off their hometown pride with recipes inspired by their favorite local/state ingredients or dishes. Now they’re callingRead 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!