We like our romances sweet, and our pralines sweeter! At Mardi Gras Carnivale Random House sponsored the pralines table, and we couldn’t have enough of the delicacy–they’re so delicious that we wanted to share the sweetness with our readers, courtesy of the New Orleans School of Cooking! If you’re in town for the convention and need a taste of New Orleans, you have to stop by–it’s one of the must-see foodie stops in the city, featuring cooking classes with hometown chefs and a general store chock-full of ingredients that are special to the area. For readers who can’t make it to NOLA, Gretchen Erickson of The New Orleans School of Cooking shared her knowledge of pralines and the perfect recipe for you to make them right at home in your kitchen. If you love… Continue
In my latest release, Desiring Lady Caro, there is a lot of food. After all, one must eat, and when you are confined to a coach while fleeing an insane marquis, food is a nice diversion. There is a lot of chocolate in this book, as well other regional specialties, most of them I’ve been fortunate enough to sample during my own travels. Caro and Huntley begin in Venice. The whole Veneto region is famous for its rice, particularly risotto. If you hang a left at Verona, and head toward the Austrian border, the food gradually becomes more a bit heavier. There is wonderful ravioli, then the further north you go, and the food becomes a tasty mix of Austrian and Italian, you get knödels, a sort of dumpling that can be either savory… Continue
Written by Peter ReinhartAuthor and by Denene Wallace The first gluten-free baking book from legendary bread maker and James Beard Award-winning author Peter Reinhart, with 80 world-class recipes suitable for wheat sensitive, diabetic, and low-carb/low-sugar dieters. Amazing, easy-to-make recipes that revolutionize baking for wheat sensitive, diabetic, and low-carb/low-sugar cooks.
The Meatball Shop’s MINI BUFFALO CHICKEN MEATBALLS The Meatball Shop has quickly grown into a New York City dining destination. Food lovers from around the city and beyond are heading down to Manhattan’s Lower East Side for a taste of this breakout comfort food phenomenon.
from Friendship Bread Holiday baking. Warm, fragrant kitchens. Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger; flour and sugar dusting the counters. Bread rising in the oven, cookies and cakes cooling on the rack. Have I got your attention yet? (smile)
Bitchin’ Kitchen TV show on the Cooking Channel, and in Nadia G’s Bitchin’ Kitchen: Cookin’ for Trouble, she brings her expert cooking and rock star attitude from the small screen and into your kitchen. This week’s recipe is Nadia’s G’s take on Gazpacho, a refreshing Spanish soup that requires no cooking time at all. This recipe works great as a fancy starter for a dinner party or romantic night in, and you should enjoy it soon before it’s too cold and you’re only craving soups that are piping hot!
The Meatball Shop Cookbook, honey-roasted carrots are perfect for a last-minute potluck, but can also compliment a hearty main-course in your own kitchen. While roasted carrots and prunes may not sound like a fan favorite, this inspired presentation of veggies, nuts, and herbs, might be just the thing to change your mind.