When it comes to the "trendy" vegetables of the moment, it not about the actual veggies. Rather, it's about transforming vegetables into things they are not -- like steak, carpaccio, chips and pasta. Eating healthy (and hipster) has never been so much fun.
Flourless desserts . The most popular kids on the block these days as far as treats go. Of course this is nothing new. Gluten free flourless baking has been taking over our generation for quite awhile now but I wouldn't be myself if I wasn't late to the popular party.
It's a cool, clear breezy day in Napa and I am meeting with the mother/daughter team. These two are the Founders of Lorenza Rosé wine.
Today I'm at Pebble Beach Food & Wine waiting for a young man who has the distinction of being the only Master Sommelier in Boston, MA out of just 147 other Master Sommeliers in North America.
Despite the volatile nature of a charcoal fire, you can control the heat quite effectively. Here are a few great ways to do it.
With the warmer weather here to stay, many of us are hankering to spend our time outside -- not at the grocery store or slaving away at the stove.
For approximately two months, Laura Reiley, the food critic of the Tampa Bay Times dove away to uncover some of Tampa's filthiest secrets, blatant lies, and deceit about the authenticity of food sourcing in that region of the country.
Nothing against archery, canoeing, or lanyard crafts, but agrarian experiences are where it's at right now. And these summer camps afford children ages 4 to 16 the opportunity to milk Holsteins and harvest carrots.
I was surprised to find the gate unlatched when I got home. And it's strangely quiet, I thought, as I walked into the pasture. Normally, my three goats came running when I arrived home each day, bleating, and baaaahhh-ing for their dinner.
Nothing says, "Bring on summer!" like a beautiful, fruity pitcher of sangria! This strawberry and meyer lemon sangria is perfect for your next weekend get-together or mid-week cookout. If you've got wine and fruit in the house, you can make a sangria. I promise you that sangria is basically fool-proof.
For many of us, ordering wine in a restaurant is like shooting darts with our eyes closed. We set the bar quite low for ourselves when it comes to defining success, and often we're content just to hit the board. We may aim for a delicious wine (and strive not to embarrass ourselves in the process), but how can we expect to consistently nail our target when we're shooting blind?
The delicious flavors of a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich in this huge, main course salad. To make it heartier, I've included lean turkey in addition to the bacon, tomatoes and lettuce. It's topped with my skinny ranch dressing and toasted, homemade bread crumbs. Pure yumminess!
For beer lovers, there's nothing better than an ice cold brew. If you're like us, you know that there are lots of unfamiliar beer "buzz" words floating around that could help deepen your appreciation. Here's a top list of beer brewing terms every serious drinker is bound to run into.
If there is one thing in Miami everyone loves it's COYO Taco. Ever since they first opened their doors in Wynwood the high demand for their Mexican street fare is only growing and the lines have never been longer.
This is one of my kids favorites weekend breakfast meals. Super quick and easy to make and very tasty, should take you no more than 20 minutes to prepare.
I recently discovered the joys of a fried egg sitting on a bed of couscous--but not the tiny granules of couscous I was used to.