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.“
Grandma’s cookbooks? Many of us with far-flung families and “shallow roots” have probably never even seen them. I remember recipe cards from my childhood, that my mother had saved from her mother, but those handwritten, food-spotted cards are long gone, lost in multiple moves and numerous down-sizes.
Enter our local library, ready to come to the rescue of the kitchen-history deprived, with regional cookbooks worthy of Grandma’s kitchen cupboard.
Diane Withrow, Hospitality Management Program Director – CFCC:
“I’ve probably taught more than 35 different classes since I started at Cape Fear. We’ve sent thousands of students into the culinary world: from here all the way to Antarctica.“
Be prepared if you ask personal trainer and noted chef Kevin DeMarco for a little background.
At only 47, this fast-talking Queens native has had an impressive and long career in both the culinary and fitness fields. He was working side-by-side with his mother and grandmother to make cookies before he could reach the kitchen counter, and by seven, they had left the daunting task of filling tins with Christmas cookies entirely to him. At 14 he was learning more sophisticated baking skills at a neighborhood Greek/Italian bakery.
Banana strawberry breakfast muffins have great banana flavor with just a hint of strawberry from the flavored Greek yogurt. This is a great breakfast muffin, as it is hearty and not too sweet. You could add walnuts or raisins to make it even more satisfying. The trick is to not overmix. Blend the wet ingredientsRead More
The meal delivery service business has been proliferating exponentially since their inception, offering local and national possibilities if you’re looking for a way to minimize shopping, prep and cook times for dinner. The appeal is understandable, especially to young urban professionals who have discretionary income and usually find themselves eating out or ordering in.