| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Easter dinner with family and friends is a much anticipated spring occasion. For those who don't want to cook, local resorts and restaurants are prepared to do everything for you — including the dishes.
Here is a sampling of where to enjoy a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Looking for a fast dinner option? Nothing beats salad. Mix and match based on a favorite ingredient, complementing with what you have in the fridge and/or cupboards. Check out these salad ideas that come together in an hour or less.
The first recipe...
| Jun 30, 2013
Winter Park's Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar is a new concept that showcases fresh twists on Mediterranean cuisine. Guests will notice traditional flavors associated with the cuisines of Italy, Spain, France, Greece and Morocco.
The boxy exterior resembles a...
| Jun 23, 2013
In the middle of the day I drove to the middle of nowhere, where I had to wait until midafternoon.
If I'd had a stack of novels I might have read one. If I had the ability, I might have written one.
Instead, I went shopping. Middle Nowhere has a...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Looking for a tasty dish that's easy, full of flavor and great for the family? I give you Sicilian baked pasta gratin.
The best part of this recipe? You can make it ahead two days before and keep it in the refrigerator before baking.
| May 29, 2013
Is anybody else excited by the lettuce options out there these days? My local supermarket offers bagged and boxed salads in more than a dozen combinations. However, it's the clamshell boxes of miniature heads of artisanal lettuces (often with their...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Our Pasta Rustica features a homemade sauce that's so tasty and easy to make, you'll never buy the stuff in a jar again. So boil that water and throw in the pasta because it's time to eat!
Cooking Time: 30 min
What You'll Need:
| Mar 26, 2013
from Pinches and Dashes by the Junior League of Wichita
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
| Apr 27, 2013
Traditionally, working folk dreamed of retiring to California to grow citrus, or more recently wine grapes, but these days the second career crop of choice appears to be artisanal olive oil. Fresh, local oil is all the rage; universities and industry...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:44 AM
First impression: Some people come for a taste of home. Others for a taste of something new. Bravo is a no-fuss, order-from-the-counter Peruvian joint that won't disappoint. The specialty is oversize sandwiches that are equal parts Peruvian and big-...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
This week we continue with the different types of muffuletta.
This is a mouth-watering version without scooping out the delicious soft innards of bread.
Allow the olive salad and extra virgin olive oil to drench every nook and cranny to give you...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:53 AM
A perfect night out in Irvine for the Markowitzes includes a nice meal, an art film and a shopping spree at Trader Joe's. What's even nicer is that you can do it all within walking distance of your car.
We begin by buying movie tickets at one of the few...