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.

Spring Vegetable Salad with Horseradish and Lemon Vinaigrette

Baked Brie with Cranberry Chutney

Grilled Turkey Sausage with Cucumber Relish

Taco Mac 'n' Cheese

Smoked Paprika and Bacon Popcorn

Sweet Vanilla Peanut Popcorn

Pumpkin Spiced Whipped Cream

Kentucky Cooler

Mean Green Smoothies

Perfect Cheese Sauce

Beet-Er Tots

Bourbon and Dried Plum Stuffed Pork Loin

Bucatini with Shaved Zucchini, Bacon and Pecorino

Irish Stout and Pumpkin Mousse Tiramisu

Cheddar and Black Pepper Biscuits

Spiced Yogurt Sauce

Spiced Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple

Flank Steak Stir-Fry

Bourbon Balls

Spice-Roasted Veggies

Cheese Scoops with Guacamole

Campfire Chicken Wings

Taco Spiced Michelada

Grilled Corn with Cheesy Taco-Spiced Butter

Cheesesteak-Stuffed Grilled Cheese

Grilled Slow-Cooked BBQ Ribs

S'mores Dip with Spiced Chocolate Ganache