Gluten Free Herb Bread Stuffing

Restaurant critics: unmasking their secrets

October 18th, 2009 by admin

Gourmet Cupcakes

October 6th, 2009 by admin

Angel Food Cupcake Recipe

• 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
• 1 1/2 cups sugar
• 12 egg whites from large eggs ( enough for 1 1/2 cups)
• 1 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Favorite Wine Links: Wine Grape Varietal Table

September 28th, 2009 by

Here’s a direct link to Steve De Long’s delightfully geeky new wine-grape chart, a must-have gift for the serious wine hobbyist on your list.

Randy’s Culinary Wine & Food Adventures: California’s Master of Cabernet Franc

September 28th, 2009 by

Right now, the acknowledged master of the Cabernet Franc grape is John Skupny of Lang & Reed. Randy Caparoso reports on a visit with the wine maker.

Wine Reports: Matteo Correggia 2004 “La Val dei Preti” Nebbiolo d’Alba ($19.99)

September 28th, 2009 by

Offers a good sample of Nebbiolo style at a price well below Barolo or Barbaresco.

Lime-and Honey-Glazed Salmon with Basmati and Broccolini

September 22nd, 2009 by

Recipe from Bon Appétit

yield: Makes 4 servings

active time: 35 minutes

total time: 55 minutes
All of the components of this healthful one-dish dinner are roasted in the same skillet: The rice goes in first, then the salmon and..

Creamy Tomato Basil and Italian Sausage Soup

September 18th, 2009 by admin
Creamy Tomato Basil and Italian Sausage Soup

A quick weeknight dinner in 10 minutes 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 lb Italian Sausage 10 fresh basil leaves, chiffonade (stacked, rolled and thinly sliced) 1 26 oz jar of your favorite pasta sauce or homemade sauce (click red link to see the Mezzetta sauce I used) 1 Cup water 1 1/2 Cups […]

Concord Grape Sorbet

September 15th, 2009 by

Recipe from Gourmet

yield: Makes about 1 quart

active time: 10 min

total time: 5 3/4 hr (includes chilling)
Although uva means “grape” in Italian, Concords are native to North America. A velvety sorbet brings out their inky, foxy intensity.

Top 10 Wine Myths

September 10th, 2009 by admin

10. Fruit used to describe wine went into making it. 9. You need a different wine glass for different types of wines. 8. You can’t age wines sealed with an alternative closure 7. Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Sherry, and Port are grape varieties. 6. Pair white wine with fish or chicken and red wine with red […]

Pan-Fried Flounder with Potatoes in Parsley

September 1st, 2009 by

Recipe from Epicurious

yield: Serves 4
Some dishes are best when they are as plain and simple as possible. Whole fish fried in butter and served with lemon and parsley potatoes

Whole fish fried in butter and served with lemon and parsley potatoes