Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 24

White WineBraised Pork Loin with Roasted Red Peppers – Great food for a Winter meal – made with the Slow cooker

Pork Loin2

SERVES 8 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 large sweet onion, such as Vidalia, thinly sliced 8 garlic cloves minced  1 tsp sweet paprika 6 roasted red bell peppers, or jarred, cut into thin strips 2 cups/240 g cherry tomatoes, halved One 3½- to 4-lb/1.6- to 1.8-kg pork loin 1 tsp salt ½ tsp freshly …

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Jan 23

Café due Monde in New Orleans by Sarina Fiero

Cafe du Monde

  If you have the opportunity to go to New Orleans, you must eat a beignet; and if you’re going to eat a beignet, you must order it from Café due Monde. Open since 1862, Café du Monde is an iconic coffee-stand landmark in the French Market area of New Orleans. You can’t miss the …

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Jan 23

Blue Paddle Bistro – A hidden gem in the North Country

Blue Paddle Bistro

Blue Paddle Bistro, North Hero, VT written by Molly Duteau From the moment you walk onto the country porch, you get a feeling that it’s going to be a great dining experience! We were greeted with a warm Vermont hello by Mandy, and even the chefs (which you can see at a distance from the …

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Jan 23

Barney’s Butter – I’m Addicted

Barney Butter

Ladychowchow says: We have all tried Almond Butter and for the most part it is not great. No taste and I have to talk myself into eating it. Eating it is a step above having to go to the dentist for a teeth cleaing  but not much above.  I never really could understand why – …

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Jan 23

Gigi’s of Rhinebeck – Goddess in the Kitchen!

All I can say is DAMN! So many are talented when it comes to creating amazing food but only a few a granted the title of Goddess in the Kitchen! Well I have found one among the many. Yesterday a dear friend and I want off for a fall ride to Rhinebeck, New York. which …

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Jan 23

Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Lime Juice, Red Chile and Peanuts

It is the time of year in the northeast that you have to be worried answering the door. It could be another neighbor with another bag of  to share Zucchini from their plentiful home garden. Searching the web for more recipes to handle the increasing pile of zucchini on the kitchen counter, I found this gem …

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Jan 22

A recipe to Jazz up January – a recipe from the New Hot Restaurant Nomad

Fell in love with this dish this past weekend when visiting the new restaurant, Nomad in NYC, the Nomad.  Grapes and Cauliflower work well together . This dish is fresh, healthy and a hit at a dinner party. Great thing – you can make it the day ahead. Roasted cauliflower, grape and cheddar salad A dish …

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