Pomegranate Vinegar Braised Beef Over Buttered Potatoes

October 14, 2015
Pomegranate Vinegar Braised Beef Over Buttered Potatoes, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

I’m always looking for delicious, hearty meals to make when the weather cools down — the kind of meals that are so satisfying and memorable you can’t wait to make them again and again. I had received some delicious pomegranate drinking vinegar from a company called Pok Pok Som, and couldn’t wait to use it […]

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Everybody’s Favorite Chicken Tenders

October 6, 2015
Lip Smacking Good Chicken Tenders, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

I’ve been making homemade chicken tenders for a long time — in fact, I made a large tray of them for a friend’s event and her guests could not believe how delicious they were. When it comes to chicken tenders, there are two schools of thought — some treat them as they would if they […]

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TOP PICKS Of The Natural Foods Product Expo East 2015

October 3, 2015

I was really happy to be invited to the Natural Foods Expo East again this year to cover the show, especially since I missed the Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC due to time constraints of ongoing projects. The show took place again at the Baltimore Convention Center on September 16-19, 2015, with special events […]

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Oven Fried Scraggly Potato Chips

September 28, 2015
Oven Fried Scraggly Potato Chips, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

I’m one of those people who grew up eating Kentucky Fried Chicken from time to time. Dad would occasionally bring home a bucket of chicken with our favorite sides as a treat for us on his way home from grocery shopping on the weekends. He barely made it in the door before we’d grab the […]

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Book Review: Le French Oven

September 23, 2015

When you first read the title of the book, you may think that this is quite simply another collection of wonderful recipes by well known French cuisine author, Hillary Davis, but you would be wrong. In actuality, this book is not only a collection of wonderful recipes, but also a well thought out compilation of […]

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One Recipe, Two Blueberry Desserts: Part 2 Blueberry Buckle

September 5, 2015
One Recipe, Two Blueberry Desserts: Part 2 Blueberry Buckle, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

Most of the questions I get from my readers involve the definition and clarification of some of our most beloved and traditional desserts. The ones I am specifically talking about are those known as cobblers, crumbles, crisps, pandowdies, slumps, grunts or buckles. These desserts have been around for a very long time and were usually […]

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One Recipe, Two Blueberry Desserts: Part 1 Blueberry Cobbler

September 4, 2015
One Recipe, Two Desserts: Part 1 Perfectly Juicy Blueberry Cobbler. www.goodfoodgourmet.com

If you are a baker, then you know what kind of dessert I am talking about when I say the word cobbler. For those of you who don’t know, let me just say that (traditionally speaking) a cobbler consists of either a fruit or savory filling that is poured into a dish, topped with scoops […]

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Watermelon Panna Cotta

August 24, 2015
Watermelon Panna Cotta, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

When I was in France for 2 weeks in April of 2013, it seemed that almost every dessert that was served at the formal dinners I attended, were different variations of panna cotta. If you are not familiar with this traditionally Italian, gelatin based dessert, then let me tell you that it is exquisitely delicious […]

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Quinoa Arancini

August 4, 2015
Quinoa Arancini, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

Many people are trying to eat healthier these days, and are changing out many of the starchier side dishes they have been used to using, and replacing them with more nutrient dense options. One of my favorite side dishes of all time is something called arancini – if you’ve never had them before, you’re missing […]

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Let’s Talk Dirty Key Lime Pie

July 31, 2015

One of the most popular desserts enjoyed by people who visit the coastal regions of the USA has to be the key lime pie. The lightly sweet graham cracker crust is filled with a custard made from those refreshingly tart, thin skinned key limes, egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk. The pie is easy to […]

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John Barricelli’s Fruit Focaccia

July 27, 2015
John Barricelli

One of my favorite TV shows is a program called Unique Eats, where chefs and other food personalities shared their food experiences at different venues around the country. Recently, a new spinoff series began airing that was created in the same vein, called Unique Sweets, and I quickly became a fan of that show too. Instead […]

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