| Feb 12, 2012
Maxine's on Shine is the latest incarnation of a small bistro that was once the home of Shine Neighborhood Kitchen and Bravissimo.
The location is a rare find in the eclectic neighborhoods that surround downtown Orlando: An old grocery store that managed...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 10:08 AM
Crispromaine lettuce is easily transformed into our fresh-tasting Caesar Salad. Our Test Kitchen’s homemade Caesar Salad dressing beats bottled by a mile!
Preparation Time: 5 min
- 1 head romaine lettuce, cut into bite-...
| Feb 28, 2012
Fingerling potatoes are small, irregularly shaped, oblong nuggets of goodness with a luscious buttery taste and smooth, slightly waxy and firm flesh. These tender, delicious gourmet spuds look like adorable little baby fingers, just waiting to be...
| Mar 1, 2012
I once had a friend in Paris who assiduously followed neighborhood bistros' plats du jour (daily specials) around town. And when I first moved into the arrondissement, he presented me with a scribbled crib sheet of his favorite dishes, which night they...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Whichever pronunciation you prefer, I have had a love/hate relationship with this fruit/vegetable since I was a little bitty boy.
For example, I love every type of tomato sauce, and I pretty much mean every type from Bolognese sauce, a minced- or...
| Aug 16, 2012
Dale Levitski's career arc is like that of most top chefs. In reverse.
After running a couple of modest Chicago restaurants, Levitski found himself thrust into the spotlight as the surprise pick to succeed Grant Achatz at four-star Trio, and, just as...
| Aug 18, 2012
2011 Ameztoi Rosé Getariako Txakolina "Rubentis"
This rosé from the Spanish Basque country is something different. Grown on the hillside vineyards above the small fishing town of Getaria, the Ameztoi "Rubentis" is essentially a pink Txakolina made with a...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Total time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
1/3 cup golden raisins
2 pounds zucchini
1/4 cup olive oil
1 whole clove garlic, peeled
1/3 cup distilled white vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
1 salted anchovy...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:06 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Even relatively low levels of lead in the blood may be linked to an increased risk of gout, a painful form of arthritis, researchers reported Monday.
Researchers have known that heavy lead exposure is linked to the condition -...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 1:31 PM
After years of being relegated through the purgatory of forgotten foods, kale has found itself in the spotlight for the first time in decades and is ready to prove it belongs there permanently. A crop of the ancients, kale has been cultivated for over 2,...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:03 PM
LAS VEGAS — Deciding where to dine in Las Vegas is a little like determining where to gamble. Or shop, for that matter. The choices are seemingly limitless.
Ten years ago, when an influx of culinary talent first revved up tourists' appetites, the...