We all have our favorite recipe for this bit of heaven. But you know your recipe is awesome when you can take what's left of your filling and eat it by the spoon full. Here is my favorite recipe for perfectly tangy and creamy deviled eggs.Read More
While apricot glaze is fairly easy to make, it is one of those recipes that can be honed to one's own tastes and textures and therefor is, to me, a creative outlet and relaxing experience for those going into the process with no fear.Read More
If you're looking for a great upscale Mexican restaurant and bar (one that actually won't hurt your wallet very much), and foods made from scratch with fresh quality ingredients, St. Louis' new Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina is here. Two words: totally impressed. And I do mean totally. From the finest made to order tequila drinks to street tacos that are to die for.Read More
Okay, there are drinks, and then there are drinks. Whatever your heart desires in the world of tequila drinks, know that the Vida Cantina can accommodate you. Here's the scoop on Vida's tequila specialty drinks and my recommended favorites complete with photos, and links to other favorites like Vida's starters, entrees, sides, and desserts.Read More
Vida knows how to do Mexican. From traditional to contemporary, you know what you get is always from fresh, quality ingredients, always from scratch, and always perfect. Here's the scoop on some of my recommended favorite starters and appetizers at Vida St. Louis, complete with photos, and links to other favorites like Vida's mixed drinks, entrees, sides, and desserts.Read More
Vida's main dishes and sides live up to their promise of house made freshness, flavor, and variety. Their from the simple to the sublime, whether you're a lover of Mexican or not, Vida's got the dish for you. Here's the dish on some my recommended favorite entrees and sides, complete with photos.Read More
In our home, mashed potatoes is an autumn staple to most of our
dinners. They warm and fill your tummy just so, and accept a lot of
flavors: from herbs and spices to meats and vegetables, and even autumn
fruits.Learn how to make them... perfectly.
Once the weather turns, and the evenings begin to turn crisp, our bodies tend to crave and need just a bit more in the way of heartiness than a regular burger and fries can offer us. Organic grass fed beef burgers is the best way to go during the colder seasons for its hearty density, the fact that it is much more filling, and because its fat is of healthier quality (especially when rack broiled).Read More
Comet Coffee in St. Louis, is THE #1 coffee, tea, and pastry shop in town, hands down. They are passionate about and committed to serving St. Louis exceptional quality and flavor in every drink and pastry they create and serve, making for very satisfied customers.Read More
I love this recipe for fruit cocktail made with grapes in orange Juice because it is one of the easiest fruit cocktails to make. No sugar added, it is the perfect combination of tart (from the grapes) and sweet (from the orange juice). Ready in 5 minutes, no cooking required. Now that's my kind of recipe.
Food Goddess Julia Child may have been 6 foot two, but it was her visage (and voice)
that was the face of cooking for decades in the 20th century. Her
culinary skills surpassed expectations due to her devotion and serious
love for food. Quite a few homages have been made to her over the decades. And now, for her 100th birthday anniversary, people can't wait to pay their respects and celebrate with tributes.
While Christmas Season is the usual time for baked apples glace, I find
myself craving it at other off times of year and feel obliged to satisfy
that craving (especially in late June early July).
Cooking fruit is really very simple. But there’s a right way and a wrong way. Proper preparation and cooking could mean the difference between success and, “Oh, dear!” Find out what to do with Fresh Fruit (stewed, compote cooking in syrup, baked or scalloped, steamed) - Dried Fruits - and Fruit Whips.Read More