Teeny Lamothe’s Best Pickled Beets

Make these pickled beets as a side dish, a snack or salad topping, or for a roasted beet pie recipe. Teeny’s Pickled Beets by Teeny Lamothe of Teeny Pies, Cincinatti, OH MAKES: 2 TO 3 CUPS 4 large beets (2 to 21⁄2 pounds total), scrubbed and greens removed 1⁄2 cup white or rice vinegar 1⁄4 cup […]

Fall Dessert Recipes: Plum Frangipane Tart

Summer may be behind us, but stone fruits are an annual favorite. Try this recipe for a stone fruit tart with whatever fruit is in season in your area. Peaches, plums, pluots (that odd looking plum and apricot hybrid), as well as nectarines are all great options, and will be a perfect contrast to the […]

Our Favorite Recipes: Huckleberry Pie

Nothing says fall in our house like pie. The smell of crust baking, and flavors both savory and sweet fill the air, making it feel like the season has changed, even though in Florida it’s still a humid (or rainy) 90 degrees out most days. As a child, I remember my mother baking on a […]

Our Favorite Recipes: Teeny Lamothe’s Pickled Beet and Goat Cheese Tarts

Tis’ the season for baking, and nothing says fall like root vegetables! Think outside of your ‘pie hole’ this season with a tart and savory twist on a traditionally fall vegetable-the pickled beet. From Teeny Lamothe of Teeny Pies, Cincinatti, OH, this recipe is a bit more complex, if you roast and pickle your own beets, […]

Healthy Fall Dessert: Oatmeal Apple Cookies Recipe

Here’s a delicious recipe for Oatmeal Apple Cookies that you don’t have to feel guilty about. There is no refined white flour or sugar in here, and the oats and dried apples pack plenty of powerful nutrients.

Comfort Food: 5 Tips to Making Tasty Fall and Winter Soups

What more perfect comfort food is there for this time of year than soup? Millions of people around the country eat soup in the fall and winter months, whether they make it at home or eat it while dining out. Those making homemade soup recipes are often in search of the perfect way to make theirs […]

Savory and Sweet BBQ Popcorn Recipe Perfect For Summer Nights!

This BBQ popcorn recipe is savory, sweet, and has just enough heat to eat with an ice cold lager, perfect for fun summer nights!

Chef Ted Reader’s Stone Grilled Butter Burgers

Celebrity chef, food entertainer, author, professor, product developer, entrepreneur or “Godfather of the grill” – however you refer to or interact with Chef Ted Reader, at the heart of it all is his love of everything barbecue.  Mouthwatering steaks and t-shirt wrecking burgers set this chef’s soul ablaze.  His passion for cooking over an open flame […]

National Rum Day Recipes That Make Every Day ‘Tiki’

Whether by the pool or taking a trip to your favorite beach, these National Rum Day recipes give enthusiasts the perfect Tiki experience.

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 […]