Chef Adrianne Calvo’s Roasted Tomato + Crispy Cilantro Pico De Gallo

Miami Chef, Adreianne Calvo, uses umami to revamp the upcoming Grilling Season Nothing enhances the beauty of the outdoors during spring and summer and captures the culinary essence of these seasons like a freshly grilled cut of meat, chicken or pork. With the time for backyard barbecues, beach cookouts and lakeside picnics fast approaching, award-winning, Miami, Florida-based Chef Adrianne Calvo has put her trademark Maximum … Continue reading Chef Adrianne Calvo’s Roasted Tomato + Crispy Cilantro Pico De Gallo

Chef Luca Manfè’s Elegant Strawberry Shortcake Twist

The last big barbecue of summer is around the corner and if you are searching for a twist on standard favs, MasterChef 4 winner, chef Luca Manfe has the ultimate recipe. Since Labor Day weekend lies dead center in the back to school arena, time can really be a tight commodity. Saving a few minutes here and there while prepping foods for your gathering can be a huge … Continue reading Chef Luca Manfè’s Elegant Strawberry Shortcake Twist

Celebrate Fourth of July with Gordon, Graham and Christina’s ‘MasterChef’ Holiday Recipes

The Fourth of July holiday is drawing near, and grocery lists everywhere are being tweaked as we add and subtract recipe ingredients. The availability of ideas in blogs and on social media platforms is one of the many items I love about online communication in today’s world. Our favorite television chefs and judges are open with their ideas, recipes and advice. Mystique and glamour has been replaced by … Continue reading Celebrate Fourth of July with Gordon, Graham and Christina’s ‘MasterChef’ Holiday Recipes

‘Chopped’ host Ted Allen Kicks Pickling up a Notch

Shopping at bustling farmers markets yields great results. Early morning finds vendors enthusiastically setting up tables and filling their bins with premium produce. When growing your own vegetables is not an option, visiting local farms and markets is the next best way to ensure freshness. If you have questions regarding proper storage and cooking methods for the foods your are purchasing, farmers are more than happy to … Continue reading ‘Chopped’ host Ted Allen Kicks Pickling up a Notch

Second Season of ‘Food Fighters’ returns to NBC with world-class celebrity chefs

Are you ready? Top amateur did and adult contestants put their signature dishes to the test against pro chefs that include Rocco DiSpirito, Nadia G., Lorena Garcia, Duff Goldman, Eric Greenspan, Antonia Lofaso,  Brian Malarkey, Aaron McCargo, Marcel Vigneron  and Fabio Viviani An incredible line-up of celebrity chefs and the introduction of kids as contestants for the first time ever spice up the second season … Continue reading Second Season of ‘Food Fighters’ returns to NBC with world-class celebrity chefs