She was right! It's the perfect Riesling — it's tart and acidic with notes of citrus and melon. It has a nice buttery color and lingering finish. It's not sweet at all, but it's slightly off-dry meaning it would pair wonderfully with sweet or spicy Asian-inspired dishes. Have you ever purchased a bottle of wine that you first sipped at a restaurant?
Posts for September 23rd 2009
While the weaker brew, which was created partly as a result of the Scottish government's initiative to tackle irresponsible drinking, is currently only in select Scotland pubs, it could be offered widely if the trial proves to be successful in the next three months. Unlike the failed Guinness Light of the 1970s, the beer's producers claim Mid-Strength possesses the same taste and texture as Guinness with only a fraction of the alcohol.
Although many of you said you'd try out reduced-alcohol wine, I'm not sure how I feel about the Guinness. Guinness already has a built-in pacing mechanism — its richness and density. Moreover, people who dislike regular Guinness aren't likely to reach for the less potent version, and hard-core Guinness drinkers definitely won't. Guinness lovers: Would you?
Source: Flickr User [puamelia]
While there are many variations, the one I'll offer guests is a luxurious mixture of almonds and heavy cream. What about the hot? — you wonder, that comes in the form of syrupy caramelized apples that are drizzled onto the semifreddo. The dessert is delicious without being overly rich or sweet making it the perfect conclusion to a late lunch. To get the recipe keep reading.
- Turns out the rest of the world has taken a liking to the American cupcake trend. — New York Times
- Seemingly slight factors — not the economy — may be to blame for the bulk of this year's restaurant closures. — Boston Globe
- Is food art? The debate continues. — Washington Post
- Learn how to buy, boil, and eat a lobster. — Chicago Tribune
- Why Sept. 11 led one Wall Street trader to become a waiter. — Wall Street Journal
- The USDA is rolling out a new initiative to promote local food. — San Francisco Chronicle
- To cut costs, Whole Foods may stop accepting checks. — Los Angeles Times
Source: Flickr User ginnerobot
This soup is not your grandmother's tomato soup: While the rich flavor of tomatoes is most prominent, it has undertones of fizzy tanginess and pungent creaminess. The spicy sriracha adds a compelling and addictive heat to the velvety liquid. I so enjoyed this recipe that I have plans to make it again very soon. Don't be afraid of the odd ingredients. This soup is excellent! To look at the recipe, read more
The suit follows a similar 2008 PCRM case against McDonald's, Burger King, Chick fil-A, Chili's, Applebee's, Outback Steakhouse, and TGI Friday's. Burger King, the only chain that wound up settling with the advocacy group, now posts signs inside its California locations warning against the possible presence of PhIP.
Do you believe these findings? Are they enough to deter you from eating Kentucky Grilled Chicken?
This recipe thinks outside the baking dish by tossing store-bought ravioli with a quick homemade marinara sauce and lots of grated cheese.
The resulting meal is a crunchy, chewy, comforting mess of pasta that's sure to please the children in your life. For a balanced dinner, serve mixed greens on the side. Get the creative recipe when you read more
Last week, when I caught up with PBS host and restaurateur Ming Tsai, he spoke openly about his love affair with cooking, his latest ventures, and whether he'd be up for Top Chef Masters. In addition, Ming had endless tips for home cooks and rattled off a list of select Asian ingredients no kitchen should be without. To find out what they are, keep reading.
Source: Flickr User mamamusings