Adzuki beans are small red beans that originated in China. They are a staple of the macrobiotic diet, and they are a good source of magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and B vitamins. Adzuki beans have been called the “weight loss bean,” since they are low in calories and fat, yet high in nutrition. And hey – who doesn’t love a good burger?
Five Minutes with Courtney Matheson, Delish Owner & Guide/Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours:
“I love my job. It is really a lot of fun. Being a personal chef and running food tours gets stressful at times, but the flexibility works for my life right now.“
When I was in high school, I subscribed to Gourmet magazine. No Seventeen or Glamour for me. I read every issue of that pillar of culinary prose, from cover to cover. The travel articles, inspiring, with breathtaking photos to match.
A couple weeks ago, I wanted something to add to a cheese and cracker hors d’oeuvres platter, but not a pricey pate, or salty charcuterie. Something kind of healthy, maybe even veggie-centric, and flavorful but not over-powering.Decades ago, when I lived in Chicago, I used to buy a three-vegetable terrine at Treasure Island in OldRead More
Five Minutes with Chef Sam Cahoon, Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, Wilmington Finale Winner:
“As a chef, you have to be confident in what you do, but you have to know that there is someone doing it better. You’re all in it for the same reasons.“
If you want to have something a little sweet and a little savory, this is the perfect snack or dessert! The combination of the sweetness of the chocolate, the savoriness of the pumpkin seeds, and the sea salt is just plain divine. And hey – it has pumpkin seeds and dark chocolate, so it’s healthRead More
This is a cool app, one definitely worth downloading if you’re with me, and believe that food is the way to anyone’s heart, but especially a foodie’s.
My dilemma: sending a birthday gift to my daughter, from Wilmington NC to NYC. On the day of, delivered to her office. And for less than fifty bucks, or so. Flowers? Meh. Not so much… a decent arrangement costs at least $100, and a bouquet is so… already done.
The Bloody Mary drink is known as the “morning cocktail,” with a mix of tomato juice, hot sauce, spices, and a little splash of this and that — with vodka, of course.
Considered one of the most complex cocktails, Bloody Marys offer a range of flavors, from salty to sweet, sour, and spicy. Over time, recipes have become widely varied, as I found out on my journey to taste test the best Bloody Marys in the Port City.
Five Minutes with Chef Theodore Alexander Fouros, Author and Restaurant Consultant:
“Greek food is the medical prescription of this decade. Oregano, fresh mint, cold-pressed Greek olive oil… they are the basis for the diet that is the best for your health.“