Late Summer Appetizer: Charcuterie With Pickled Pear Crostini

With summer quickly coming to an end, and fall on the way, flavors of pumpkin, pears, and apples are on our mind. Chef Eric LeVine, New Jersey based multi-award winning restaurateur and author shared with us his take on an elegant pear appetizer that’s sure to please dinner guests. Wine Pairing: This appetizer pairs well with […]

Summer Wine Pairing: Grillo with Zesty Fettuccine with Asparagus and Burrata

Burrata cheese and pasta: a delicious combination, especially when paired with the crisp, bright flavors of a summery white wine. Burrata cheese is, in layman’s terms, a soft, mozzarella cheese exterior, filled with pure cream like a little pouch, waiting to be opened. Much softer than you might usually choose to serve with pasta, it […]

The Perfect Diet Conscious Burger Recipe For Summer

What’s perfect for one person may not be for another, but trust me when I say you will think this veggie burger recipe is as near to perfect as one can get.

Summer Wine Pairing: Grillo with Farmers Market Pea Salad with Shaved Pecorino Romano

Below is a fresh pea salad, enhanced with cooling mint, spicy radish, and savory, creamy Pecorino Romano-a sure hit at your next summer soiree or outdoor barbecue and wine pairing.

How to Cook Octopus: Local 92’s Spanish Octopus With Spaghetti Squash and Leek Emulsion

Octopus as a dish, may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of summer inspiration. Typically found on high end restaurant menus, it can be a bit daunting to prepare-either because of those squiggly tentacles, or perhaps that beak, reminding you of those childhood nightmares from watching Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the […]

Grilled Garlic and Summer Squash Skewers with Chimichurri

Summer begs for grilling, and this grilled squash skewers recipe is perfect for taking advantage of the outdoors.

10 Beef-Free Burger Recipes For Summer Grilling

Everyone loves a good burger and this list provides 10 non beef burger recipes for your summer grilling pleasure

Summer Sweet Treats: Vegan Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

Everyone has that one late night, online mega-store driven moment of weakness. Bathed in the etheral blue light of your super phone,  you think: ”This is a great deal. I need one of these. How could I have lived so long without one?” Click. Just as simply, in 5 to 7 business days, you find yourself […]

Early Spring Comfort Food: Delicious Vegan Mac & Cheese

Unending Spring Mac & Cheese 1/2 pound Brussel Sprouts (approx 15 sprouts) 1 half bunch of Kale (curly, red, lacinato, your fav) Olive oil (for roasting) 1/4 tsp Garlic powder (for roasting) 3 Tablespoons Flour 3 Tablespoons melted Earth Balance 2 cups plain, unsweetened Soy milk (or other non-dairy) 2 – 1/2 cups Treeline Cheese, […]

Spring Crumble: “Pina Colada” Cobbler

Enjoy the sunny spring season with this fruity and delightful cobbler in honor of the famous Piña Colada cocktail.

The Perfect Spring Time Soup: Cream of Broccoli With Lemon

With spring in the air, our taste buds turn toward lighter, fresher ingredients. Broccoli and lemon are a perfect match, as the sweetness of the vegetable-especially when freshly picked-is a great contrast to tart lemons. This soup is not heavy like your typical cream of broccoli soup, and will stay a nice, bright green, with […]

From Bunnies to Peeps, Chicks, and Chocolate Eggs: Our Top 5 Easter Treats for Spring

Looking for tasty treats to serve this Easter weekend? Crave Local has you covered with everything you need to satisfy a springtime sweet tooth. Our sources tell us the top 5 candies and sweets your guests will expect for Easter are: Cadbury Eggs Marshmallow Peeps Chocolate Bunnies Jelly Beans Robins Eggs To keep things simple, […]

Deviled ‘Spring’ Eggs by Chef David Vandenabeele

Just in time for spring and holiday entertaining, Executive Chef at Langham Place, Fifth Avenue, David Vandenabeele has come up with a few tasty treats using the incredible, edible egg! These adorable versions of the classic appetizer will appeal to kids and adults alike. In fun colors for spring, the hand-cracking-marbling is a technique that […]

Game Day Burgers: Vegetarian Portobello Mini Sliders

If you haven’t figured it out yet, our staff is rather divided when it comes to game day delights. Some of us prefer to live the carnivorous life, devouring every bit of beef and chicken (wing) in our path, and the rest of us want to eat something delicious, but (still) a bit more figure […]