Living longer means embracing more veggies, fruits, grains and beans into our diets, plus reducing trans fats, eating less red meat and going lean with protein. After the forage of the holidays, we’re aiming to eat lighter and shed some unwanted pounds. Many have completely shunned red meat,…
Making fudge, ginger cookies or grandma's apple pie during the holidays is nostalgic and yields mouthwatering results. However, if you haven’t slotted aside any baking time, maybe you’re feeling intrepid enough to try something easy and distinctive.
The year is wrapping up and we’ve arrived at the most wonderful and magical time of the year.
Although humble, you will be pleasantly surprised that these glazed shallots will be a totally winning dish. Ensure you make enough, as second helpings will be guaranteed. The natural sweetness of the shallots will be enhanced by the cider vinegar, bourbon and maple syrup. They must be peele…
There’s something so earthy and delectable about mushrooms, they’re either loved or abhorred. These are roasted and then finished off by tossing them in brown butter, lemon and thyme. They’re shiny little gems of decadence and create the perfect fall side that can be easily made year-round, …
It’s hard to believe the holidays are imminent, heralded by our Thanksgiving celebration. Last year commemorated 400 years of tradition that started in 1621 by our early settlers rejoicing the plentiful autumn harvest.
In a world ruled by tastes and choices, food is so prevalent, everyone is an Instagramer and a foodie. As Anthony Bourdain said, “Food transports us on a journey and it should always be unctuous and tell a story.”
The martini has been around since 1911, when billionaire John B. Rockefeller’s bartender invented it for him in New York city. Since then, it’s been iconic with everyone enjoying chilled martinis, and they became even more popular when Mr. Bond requested it to be shaken and not stirred.
September has arrived and with it fall. In Florida, although we still have heat, we can enjoy a refreshing cocktail infused with all the flavors of autumn. This is a twist on French 75, where the champagne is substituted with sparkling apple cider. If back to school has you dreaming of apple…
We are in the throwback era, where almost everything is getting a much-needed makeover. In food archives, recipes are being ransacked and en papillote (cooking in a paper pouch) is now getting a much-deserved spotlight.
It’s easy to think of all summer drinks being overly sweet — but that doesn’t have to be the case.
I fall under the garlic lover denomination. There aren’t enough accolades that I can bestow this aromatic bulb; I just glorify it and fight for every cooked clove!
“An Irishman before asking a question always asks another.” — Irish proverb
Here we are in February already. We steam rolled into 2022, leaving behind the vicissitudes and tribulations of 2021 — a year for the books that should be erased altogether.
We’ve been catapulted into 2022 after plowing through the holidays. You’re done wrestling with that turkey, and you can’t possibly think of any more ways of making leftovers sexy.
’Tis the season and that gives us a reason to be thirsty. And since we are all adults, we don’t have to be on the nice or naughty list to enjoy a drink.
The holidays are imminent, and it feels like the year flew by in a sneeze. Hard to believe we are being catapulted into Thanksgiving and we've been inundated ad-nauseam with Christmas decor before the trick-a-treaters have left our doorstep. No doubt a segue into the commercialized bombardme…
Even if you’re a social media rat or an Instagram extraordinaire, there’s much to be said for sinking your teeth into something printed.