What’s better than a fresh corn chowder that’s light on the waistline? If you make the rue heavy and thick, you’ll never miss the cream. Change of season is the perfect time for soup. A heavy golden rue is the key to this recipe, in which I substitute whole milk for heavy cream. The best … Continue reading
When it comes to meat, I have a love-hate relationship. I love to consume it in all it’s glorious forms. I try to eat it in moderation because if I truly let myself go my vegetable garden would go to pot. And I do love veggies in all of their glory as well. Back … Continue reading
As a new subscriber to Lucky Peach, I discovered a meticulously descriptive article on Dim Sum. In the mid 90’s, I traveled the entirety of China’s eastern coast and consequently partook in daily dim sum for weeks on end; a repetition that nearly eradicated my love for dumplings for the next decade. Thankfully I recovered from the … Continue reading
One pound of Heaven care of The Meat House. I seared on medium high in a cast iron crepe pan for quick caramelizing. A couple minutes each side and DONE! The aroma was amazing. I pulled these morsels apart with my fingers. Yes, I ate with my bare hands right over the stove. It turned … Continue reading
Wild corvina is easily obtained from most fish mongers. Realize that “corvina” is a general term for over 200 varieties of salt water fish. It is a class of mild flavored, sweet, large flaked fish that holds up well to grilling. Some say it resembles snapper, but I think the flavor and texture profile is … Continue reading
I like a quick and delicious meal, don’t you? Over the years I’ve spent time developing my pallet to discern ingredients from dining out dishes. Learning that most dinners can be prepared in 30 minutes or less encourages many novice cooks, and even those who are a bit afraid to tackle the restaurant dishes they love.
It was a not-so-cold evening that I decided it was time to dust off my winter recipes. The one week of winter we experience here in the sunshine state is hardly enough to concoct mass quantities of slow cooker goodness. One must choose wisely. Among my annual labors are my Cheese Lover’s Lasagna with Pinot Noir, … Continue reading
Cranes Roost Park Saturday, Feb. 16th 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday, Feb. 17th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Uptown Art Expo showcases art, color, music, and food. The streets and boardwalk along the lake are perfect for a leisurely stroll through fine arts exhibits and plenty of nosh at this 2nd annual event. … Continue reading
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