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    Cataplana: The traditional Portuguese cooking vessel explained!

    Since moving to Portugal, I have yet to set foot in the south. The Algarve and the summer season seem to be synonymous with its white sandy beaches, sapphire blue and aquamarine ocean waters, and of course, the food which is full of the “fruit of the sea”. The abundance of f...

    15 readers - By Catavino

    Summer Sippers: Berries & Thyme

    Revered for its timeless craft cocktails, intimate Hollywood ease and ode to local flavors, Portland’s Driftwood Room at Hotel deLuxe returns this summer with a bill of n...

    14 readers - By Enobytes

      Recipe: Lavazza Coffee Cocktails, 2014

      Drinkhacker.com - - 12 readers - As I type this it’s an early Sunday morning and I’m currently hurting from a bit too much celebrating the night before. Thanks to a hyperactive child who is wired beyond reason, I am unable to sleep in. While I’m patiently wai...

      Watermelon Caprese Salad

      Somm In The City - - 8 readers - Watermelon Caprese Salad- This dish is a summery take on the traditional Caprese salad!    Ingredients                                        Yield: 4 servings ½ Watermelon (I buy a small-medium sized one) 1 Large sphe...

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      Food Hack Friday – Oriental Chicken Salad

      … You know those nights where you’ve come home after a long day and the last thing you want to do is cook but you don’t want to order a pizza either? Chances are you’ve got a couple of things you can throw together while making it look like a dinner you planned ahead of time.  Yes, really! I am the queen of doing this.  I got to be the queen…

      6 readers - By WineDineDIY

      Shrimp, Pineapple, and Sweet Potato Hash

      … Sweet Potato, Pineapple, and Shrimp Hash- This hash is sweet, savory, and hits the spot when you want a little comfort food, a healthy option, and a great wine pairing partner!    Ingredients                                                    Yield: 4-6 servings 4 Large sweet potatoes (6-7 small if you can’t find large) 2 Red and Yellow…

      3 readers - By Somm In The City

      Watermelon Caprese Salad

      … Watermelon Caprese Salad- This dish is a summery take on the traditional Caprese salad!    Ingredients                                        Yield: 4 servings ½ Watermelon (I buy a small-medium sized one) 1 Large sphere of mozzarella (usually 1-2lbs)  20 Cherry tomatoes 6-8 Basil leaves 1tsp Olive oil ½tsp Balsamic vinegar TT…

      8 readers - By Somm In The City

      Recipe: Lavazza Coffee Cocktails, 2014

      … found these recipes sent over from Lavazza. Right now, they’re looking pretty great. I have yet to try them, but will report back if I get the motivation and/or will to live any time soon. Lavazza Grand Slam 1 oz. Lavazza espresso 1/2 oz. Kahlua 1 oz. Grand Marnier Prepare in mixing glass, serve it topped with fresh cream in a Martini…

      12 readers - By Rob Theakston/ Drinkhacker.com

      Summer Sippers: Lavender Lemonade

      …Who can resist a cool drink on a hot summer day? This recipe brought to you by a savvy mixologist, Brooke Arthur. Summer Sippers: Lavender Lemonade 2 oz Aviation American Gin 3/4 oz Lavender infused honey syrup* 1 oz Freshly pressed lemon juice 1 oz Soda water In a mixing bowl, combine spirits & mixers. […]…

      7 readers - By Enobytes

      In the Kitchen with Bethany!

      … you describe your cooking style? I would describe my cooking style as eclectic – just like everything to do with me, – and paleo, and creative, and varied.  Meaning that I never fully follow a recipe. Who are your cooking influences? Cooking influences…hmmm, well, I love all things Food Network, but I pretty much can’t eat anything created…

      6 readers - By WineDineDIY

      POM Wonderful & Port Granita

      … Easy-Peasy POM Coconut & Port Granita- Original recipe by Sara Lehman Have your wine and eat it too! This POM & Port Granita will keep you cool for the rest of the summer, and is perfect for fall weather too!    Ingredients:                                                               Yield: 6 Desserts 1     12oz bottle of POM…

      2 readers - By Somm In The City

      Quick + Tasty Padron Peppers

      …Eyeing those baskets of freshly harvested Padron peppers at the farmers market but not quite sure what to do with them? They are so full of flavor on their own so the little you do, the better. Heat up olive … Continue reading…

      5 readers - By Moxie Lady

      Delicate, Calling to be Devoured, Almond, Rose Water, Chocolate Mallomar Chimneys

      … set for around 5–10 minutes before serving—if you can wait that long! * Rose essence is more highly flavored than rose water, so just a few drops equals the strength of a tablespoon of rose water. Use with care—too much, and you’ll end up with a teacake that tastes like moisturizer! Taste as you go—you can always add, but you can’t take away. (* Recipe excerpted from Smashing Plates by Maria Elia -Kyle Books USA, April 2014- Photography by Jenny Zarins, all rights reserved) …

      2 readers - By Serge the Concierge

      Summer Sippers: Caprese Cocktail

      …Revered for its timeless craft cocktails, intimate Hollywood ease and ode to local flavors, Portland’s Driftwood Room at Hotel deLuxe returns this summer with a bill of new cocktails embellished with fresh herbs from Hotel deLuxe’s rooftop garden and olive oil and lavender harvested from Oregon’s adored Red Ridge Farms.  Now through the end…

      6 readers - By Enobytes
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