Seasonal Saturday

Buffalo Wings Turn 50!

Buffalo Wings Turn 50!

An uncountable number of Buffalo Wings will be consumed this Sunday during the Super Bowl festivities. Be it at sports bars, a football viewing party, or right in your living room, these morsels are in extraordinarily high demand, particularly on this day. The National Chicken Council's 2014 Wing Report states that 1.25 billion wings will […]

| February 1, 2014
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If You Feel Like a Nut, Reach For a Pistachio

If You Feel Like a Nut, Reach For a Pistachio

Nuts are a great addition to any diet since they have a satisfying crunch, a salty element and are the source of healthy fat—but alas, they are also high in calories. A great solution is the pistachio, which has fewer calories than its nutty cousins and adds a delicious exotic flavor to salads, fish and […]

| September 21, 2013
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The Bountiful Beet

The Bountiful Beet

Walking through the vegetable aisle of a supermarket, or stopping at a country farm market at the beginning of summer, always captivates the senses. I truly enjoy looking at all the beautiful colors of the season’s bounty and taking in the wonderful aromas of fresh basil, cilantro and fennel. Since Mother nature vividly colors vegetables, […]

| June 29, 2013
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Where to celebrate Mother’s Day in NYC 2013

Where to celebrate Mother’s Day in NYC 2013

Mother’s Day is a great time to show your mom appreciation by treating her to a lovely brunch.  New York City has many choices, but we have highlighted a few of our favorites that are particularly special. Here are 5 great choices for Mother's Day in New York City:   Dinner on Ludlow If you […]

| May 11, 2013
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Tony C’s Secret Limoncello Recipe

Tony C’s Secret Limoncello Recipe

Our close friend Tony C is a true example of the great Italian American family culture.  Tony takes enormous pride in his ancestry, his family and the Italian gastronomical experience. Tony, like many Italian Americans loves to spend extended time with loved ones. He often shares stories about the incredible food, wine, spirits and amazing […]

| April 13, 2013
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Retro Brooklyn; Searching For A Charlotte Russe

Retro Brooklyn; Searching For A Charlotte Russe

As a young girl growing up in Brooklyn, spring was always a special time for me. Right around Easter, my favorite dessert Charlotte Russe, would magically appear at the corner candy store or bakery in our neighborhood. Part of my delight with Charlotte Russe was that it always showed up around my April birthday bearing […]

| April 6, 2013
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Diamond Dishes Are A Girl’s Best Friend

Diamond Dishes Are A Girl’s Best Friend

As part of the South Beach Wine and Food festivities this winter, the spectacular Marlins Stadium was transformed into the ultimate “foodie” experience.  Julia Loria, wife of Miami Marlin’s owner, Jeff Loria, and baseball and food “passionista,” effectively converted the stadium into a culinary wonderland. Julia, who is also the author of the new cookbook […]

| March 23, 2013
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Casa D’Angelo, Italian Perfection in South Florida

Casa D’Angelo, Italian Perfection in South Florida

Traditional southern Italian food can be one of the most satisfying dining experiences, especially when the venue, the quality of ingredients and the service all align. My favorite Tuscan style restaurant in South Florida, Casa D’Angelo, provides all three of these with perfect attention to every detail. The restaurant’s décor is clean and modern, yet […]

| March 16, 2013
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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in NYC

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in NYC

U.S. Coast Guard photo by PAC Tom Sperduto   On March 17th, once again, the whole world dons the green and becomes Irish for a day to celebrate Saint Patrick, the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. New York City in particular does “St. Patty” proud starting with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which […]

| March 9, 2013
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Garbanzo Beans, Healthy and Delicious!

Garbanzo Beans, Healthy and Delicious!

Garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas is that special ingredient that adds texture, nutrients, high fiber, great taste and when dried, fried or roasted, crunch. There are a number of healthy reasons to eat these legumes, since garbanzo beans have the highest fiber content of any other bean, as well as being low calorie and […]

| February 2, 2013
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