| Jan 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As we head into the depth of winter, it only seems right to offer a recipe for a soup that is chock full of vegetables and even a little bit of fruit. I've been making it for years. A long time ago, much longer than I'd like to admit, I joined a group...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:29 PM
Move over mashed potatoes and rice. It’s time to make room on the plate for some new sides.
Nick Malgieri’s spinach and Roquefort bread pudding combines leafy greens with a blue-veined cheese to create a moist and tender pudding. It’...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:54 PM
All that dashing and dancing in the kitchen adds up to a lot of time around the holidays. Anything you can do ahead is bound to help.
That may be enough motivation to make cookie doughs in advance and stash them in the refrigerator, ready to bake....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:49 AM
The restaurant: Valentino, 1145 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-523-5767, ValentinosCucinaItaliana.com
Holiday memory: "My mother is from Bogota, Colombia and my father is Cuban. My mother and grandmother did all the cooking. I never went...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:48 PM
For centuries men and women have wondered if there was a way to combine two of the greatest things in the galaxy: egg nog and pie!
Now I, Bill Leff, with the boys in the The Bill Leff Test Lab have formulated this treat - Egg Nog Pie. You're welcome!...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:21 PM
This is a wonderfully easy recipe to prepare. And better yet, it’s a soup that’s loaded with flavor. If you are concerned about the waistline, then substitute the half and half or heavy cream with 1-percent milk. Make sure you gradually add in...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:24 AM
This rich and decadent Chocolate Mousse Cake really looks like it came from a bakery, so you might just have a time of it convincing everyone you made this yourself. But when you tell them how easy it was, they’ll surely want the recipe!
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:30 AM
A touch of heavy cream, a few garlic cloves and thyme sprigs round out the flavor of tender braised leeks with chicken in this recipe. The rich, silky sauce is wonderful over whole-wheat egg noodles or mashed potatoes. Leeks grown in the garden and...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Melissa Keister of "Sweet Keister's" in Vinton shares her Fruit Salad and Coconut Cupcake recipes
Sweet Keister’s Fruit Salad
· 1 ½ C Apples
· 1 ½ C Bananas
· 1 ½ C Pineapple (canned is fine also)
· 1 ½ C Blueberries
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
What does one of the world’s best pastry chefs come up with when pressed for a holiday cookie? Spago’s Sherry Yard, working with Sixto Pocasangre, took the oh-so-popular French macaron and scented it with an oh-so-Christmas-y touch of ginger,...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Real Irish coffee is not the Americanized whiskey/java blend topped by a mountain of whipped cream and a drizzle of creme de menthe. Irish coffee is so named not because it features Irish whiskey but because the drink resembles a pint of Guinness stout....