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    Scenes From an Italian Wedding and Bacon-Wrapped Cauliflower and Broccoli Florets

    Hello there! Long time no talk and no cook! :-) My personal photographer has been buried alive in the office, working long exhausting hours, and I have been busy with a … home project that is taking more than I was expecting. So where were we? Ah, my cousin’s wedding! Care to know how it was? Sure! Let me set the tone of this post right away by saying that I don’t like weddings.

    5 readers - By Flora's Table

    Sushi Titans Battle! O Ya vs Sushi Iwa

    An epic battle of two Sushi titans. The U.S. versus Japan. Three arenas of engagement: Sashimi, Nigiri & Makimono. Five judges to determine the outcome. Who will prevail as the Champion of Sushi? A couple weeks ago, I participated as a judge in a grand Sushi battle, pitting local Chef Tim Cushman, of O Ya Restaurant, against Chef Hisayoshi Iwa, of Sushi Iwa in Japan.

    4 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Red Heat Tavern: Josper Charcoal Broiler Oven (Part 1)

      The Passionate Foodie - - 4 readers - It is the only one of its kind in Massachusetts, and one of only three in New England. It is an intriguing piece of equipment, and it perked my interest enough to learn much more, delving deeper into its origins and capabilities. All this excitement over an oven, An oven? This fascinating oven is the Josper Charcoal Broiler Oven and is part of the kitchen at the Red Heat Tave ...

      Rave Review! Original Culinary Spirits now in Texas

      Texas Wine Lover - - 2 readers - The post Rave Review! Original Culinary Spirits now in Texas appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. A lot of Texas wine drinkers also enjoy cooking. Rave Review!™ Original Culinary Spirits™, the first line of spirits produced specifically for cooking is now available in Texas. The four culinary spirits (brandy, rum, blended bourbon, and hops) are designed to be heat stable and co ...

      Simply…Fresh Food Basil Pesto

      Wine Chicks Guide - - 2 readers - Fall has taken its sweet time arriving to NE Georgia but looking at the forecast for the next 10 dyas, it’s finally arrived. Temps below 45 degrees damage the leaves and it looks like we’re going to be in the mid-to-low 40’s going forward starting Sunday. That means it’s time to start harvesting the remaining basil.

      My goodbye to summer: tomato, olive and eggplant spaghetti

      Flora's Table - - 1 readers - It is time for me to let it go. Summer is my favorite season. It is when I feel my best. Every day I pick a pretty dress (preferably with a floral pattern) and a pair of ballet flats (I have way too many of them!) even if I just have to go grocery shopping, Oh by the way, is there someone out there that can explain to me once and for all why men (including my beloved husband) ...

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      Red Heat Tavern: Josper Charcoal Broiler Oven (Part 1)

      …. The Josper Oven was created in 1970 by Josep Armangue and Pere Juli, who opened the restaurant Mas Pi in Pinedar de Mar in northeast Spain. They enjoyed cooking over charcoal, but wanted a better way to do so. The Josper is both grill and oven, and you have the ability to close its front door to keep the smoke, moisture and flavor inside…

      4 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      My goodbye to summer: tomato, olive and eggplant spaghetti

      … enjoy it from the warmth of my house. :-) So, I have decided to kiss my summer goodbye by sharing a recipe where tomatoes are the main character. I’m talking about those incredibly red tomatoes, so juicy and flavorful and whose scent is able to capture your nostrils from a distance. In Italy we called them “sauce tomatoes” and all by themselves…

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      Simply…Fresh Food Basil Pesto

      … – amount depends on amount of basil Optional: Tbsp. lemon juice Pine Nuts I love growing fresh herbs just steps from my kitchen and miss it dearly during the colder months. So long basil, until next summer. Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in Cooking and tagged Basil, low temps, pesto, Simply fresh food, summer basil, Wine Chicks Guide. Bookmark the permalink.…

      2 readers - By Kellie Stargaard/ Wine Chicks Guide

      Rave Review! Original Culinary Spirits now in Texas

      … is a great addition to seafood dishes like steamed mussels and marinades for steak. It even gives a little extra something to roasted vegetables. A holiday gift bag will be available at stores that carry Rave Review! products. The carry bag holds 4 bottles, but isn’t pre-packed, so consumers can choose whichever Rave Review! products they like. Also, at $9.99/200ml, they make great stocking stuffers for anyone who likes to cook! The post Rave Review! Original Culinary Spirits now in Texas appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. …

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      Sushi Titans Battle! O Ya vs Sushi Iwa

      … at Park South and is planning to open their second Boston restaurant, an izakaya, Hojoko at the Verb Hotel. Chef Hisayoshi Iwa, who was very soft spoken at the event, opened his own restaurant in 2012 in the Ginza, which has already garnered a Michelin star. He has a second restaurant in Hong Kong. His restaurant has received much positive press…

      4 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Scenes From an Italian Wedding and Bacon-Wrapped Cauliflower and Broccoli Florets

      … some of my family members for different reasons, including that it contravened the old Italian tradition that a wedding must be celebrated in the bride’s hometown (which, in our case, would have been in Southern Italy). The mass was set to start at 6:00pm on a Saturday. My close family, Her Majesty and I (Stefano, my sneaky husband, deserted…

      5 readers - By Flora's Table