Recipes

“Wino” Mushrooms

“Wino” Mushrooms

As a single woman and red wine lover, I am often left with the dilemma of what to do with a delicious leftover half bottle of pinot noir, or other unused wine that shouldn't be wasted before it loses it's glorious flavor. Although I often use the leftover vino as a base for a marinade […]

| January 10, 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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Ribollita, Tuscan Bread Soup

Ribollita, Tuscan Bread Soup

Tuscan Ribollita is a dense bread soup that originated in Florence, Italy during the middle ages. After medieval banquets, the leftover bread was given to servants, who combined it with whatever vegetables, herbs or beans that were available into a delicious soup and thus Ribollita found its origins.  Many bread-based dishes were created during this […]

| September 4, 2013
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Yummy, It Is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

Yummy, It Is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

Yes, it’s true that July 25th is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day and as a lifelong chocoholic and an incurable ice cream addict, this might be my favorite day of the year.  Did I also mention that real whipped crème is one of my required foods? So I am sharing my favorite spots in New […]

| July 25, 2013
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Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Chicken

Beer can chicken is something that everyone should try at least once. The steam from the brew flavors the meat and keeps it spectacularly moist. The can props the chicken upright, so it roasts evenly all around—and you get to drink some beer. Enough said! Ingredients: 1 can light lager 1 3 1/2 to 4 […]

| July 5, 2013
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Making Summer Deliciously Corny

Making Summer Deliciously Corny

Summer and fresh corn are the perfect pairing and this is the season to enjoy all the deliciousness that sweet corn can create. The ideal way to enjoy fresh corn is to either eat or prepare it as soon as possible, so buy it the day you intend to use it.  Even if you are […]

| July 4, 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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A Taste of Nice

A Taste of Nice

Daily Food and Wine is heading to the beautiful Cote D’Azur for nine days to travel through the countryside sampling the traditional dishes and wonderful wines that are grown and enjoyed in this enchanting part of the world. The Cote D’Azur, named after it’s impossibly blue water is a coastline includes the cities of  Nice, […]

| June 12, 2013
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Retro Brooklyn : Vegetarian Ahead of Its Time

Retro Brooklyn : Vegetarian Ahead of Its Time

Brooklyn, as well as the Lower East Side of Manhattan was known for having Jewish dairy restaurants.  Many of us remember Ratner’s and Rappaport’s. This genre grew out of the Jewish dietary laws that require the separation of milk and meat, and were known for serving Eastern European favorites like cheese blintzes, falafel and innovations […]

| April 24, 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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