James Briscione

James Briscione is a two-time Chopped champion and was named one of People Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Chefs Alive’ in 2016. He is the author of four books: Just Married & Cooking (Scribner ’11), Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson (Sourcebooks ’15), The Great Cook (Oxmoor House ’15) and Finding Flavor (HMH ’18). Since 2008, he has operated Just Married & Cooking, LLC with his wife, Brooke Parkhurst. Together, they also teach a series of date night cooking classes at The Institute of Culinary Education, where James is currently the Director of Culinary Development. After leading some of the top kitchens in United States — including Highlands Bar & Grill in Birmingham, AL and the famed Restaurant Daniel in New York City — James found his place teaching and inspiring the next generation of great chefs. You can currently follow the culinary adventures of James and his family in their Food Network digital series, Cooking with Dad.

Grilled Slow-Cooked BBQ Ribs

Beet-Er Tots

Perfect Cheese Sauce

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Smothered Potato Tot Nachos

Bourbon and Dried Plum Stuffed Pork Loin

Energy Balls

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

5-Alarm Bacon-Wrapped Turkey

Pumpkin Spiced Whipped Cream

Pizza Babka

Smoked Paprika and Bacon Popcorn

Sweet Vanilla Peanut Popcorn

Taco-Spiced Margarita

Flank Steak Stir-Fry

Bourbon Balls

Crunchy French Toast

Spice-Poached Eggs

South-Of-Something Chicken

S'mores Dip with Spiced Chocolate Ganache

Birthday Cake Blondies

Spiced Old Fashioned

Mississippi Tamale Pie

Spiced Cauliflower Rice

Pizza Party at Home

Taco Spiced Michelada

Cheese Scoops with Guacamole