Wow your sweetheart with this sweet and savory combination.… Read More Sweet, Savory and Sexy Appetizers for Valentine’s Day
Create a tantalizing dessert for a romantic weekend “in”. Manhattan’s Monarch Rooftop & Indoor Lounge Executive Chef Daniel Billheimer’s Chambord Crème Brulee is on the menu for Valentine’s Day weekend. Chef Daniel will introduce a masterpiece at Monarch and although we can’t all be in Manhattan for the weekend, we can make this decadent delight at home.… Read More Celebrate Love with Chef Daniel Billheimer’s Chambord Crème Brulee
The history of Valentine’s Day is obscure, and further clouded by various fanciful legends. The holiday’s roots are in the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia, a fertility celebration commemorated annually on February 15. Pope Gelasius I recast this pagan festival as a Christian feast day circa 496, declaring February 14 to be St. Valentine’s Day. InfoPlease.com Today, Valentine’s… Read More Recipes for a Night of Romance
If you didn’t plan early, making reservations at the restaurant of your choice can be quite a challenge. Speaking from personal experience, even with a reservation, spending an hour waiting to be seated during the “night of love” is a common experience. Choosing to spend the “love fest” indoors is an excellent option. The two of… Read More Dazzling and Delicious Valentine’s Day Cocktails
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I can’t think of a tastier way to make it through mid February than with an island favorite – rum. The Rum Babalu makes for the perfect after-work happy hour, combining the sweet flavor of maple syrup with rum, ginger beer, lime juice and bitters. Round up your friends and open that tiki bar for… Read More Sip Island Inspired Cocktails by Tommy Bahama’s in NYC
Savor the flavors of the islands in just one bite with these tasty gems. It is evident that in today’s society food serves multiple purposes including entertainment and travel. Sometimes we do not need a photograph to relive a fun and vibrant memory of an exotic far off land; sometimes the memory can be brought… Read More Hawaiian Nachos with Pineapple Avocado Relish and “Lava” Aioli
Are you ready for game day? Northwest flavors are on the menu! If you are whipping up appetizers and finger foods for a hungry crew, add some Alaska Seafood to your shopping list. Your guests will love these little beauties.
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,… Read More Chef Adrianne Calvo’s Roasted Tomato + Crispy Cilantro Pico De Gallo
Kick the traditional cheese sandwich up a notch or three with four tantalizing cheeses. Perfect for an after school snack, light weekend lunch or simple indulgence. Do you love to grill no matter what the season? The T-fal OptiGrill Plus is the new, one-of-a-kind way to grill indoors. The innovative OptiGrill Plus features a cooking… Read More four cheese grilled cheese sandwich