New restaurant concept has become popular South Miami favorite. It’s based on freshly made buns with all types of foods. Chef and owner traveled the world for 3 weeks looking for innovative recipes. Listen in Thurs. Food News and Views, WLRN NPR 1:30-2 PM ET or www.wlrn.org streamed live and archived.
Black Bean Chicken Chili From Fast and Flavorful: Great Diabetes Meals from Market to Table by Linda Gassenheimer, published by the American Diabetes Association. Reprinted with permission from The American Diabetes Association. To order this book call 1-800-232-6733 or order online at www.shopdiabetes.org This quick, 15 minute, black bean chicken chili combines Latin and Southwestern flavors. The directions are for two servings, but this chili is perfect for a casual dinner with friends. You can increase the ingredient amounts as needed. Helpful Hints: • Reduced-fat shredded Mexican style cheese can be used instead of Monterey jack cheese. • Any type of lettuce can be used for the salad. • Diced fresh onions can be found in the produce section of the supermarket. Countdown: • Start chili. • While chili cooks, assemble salad. Black Bean Chicken Chili 1 teaspoon olive oil 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 1/2-cups fresh diced onion, divided use 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 cup rinsed and drained canned black beans 1 cup frozen corn kernels 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 cups low-salt, canned, chopped tomatoes* Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons shredded, reduced-fat Monterey Jack Cheese (1/2 ounce) For garnish: 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and add chicken. Brown 1 minute, tossing as cubes brown. 2. Add 1 cup onion and sauté 1 minute. 3. Add garlic, black beans, corn, chili powder, cumin and chopped tomatoes. Bring to a simmer and then lower heat to medium. Cover with a lid and simmer 10 minutes. 4. Add salt and pepper and taste for seasoning. Add more chili powder or cumin as needed. 5. Spoon into 2 large bowls and sprinkle cheese on top. 6. Place remaining 1/2 cup onion and cilantro in separate bowls and serve with the chili. Preparation time: 20 minutes Servings: 2 Calories 506 Calories from Fat 91 Total Fat 10.2 g Saturated Fat 2.6 g Monounsaturated fat 3.9 g Cholesterol 113 mg Sodium 300 mg Carbohydrate 56.6 g Dietary Fiber 13.7 g Sugars 15.4 g Protein 51.5 g Exchanges: 2 1/2-starch, 3 vegetable, 6 lean meat Salad 2 large wedges of iceberg lettuce (about 4 cups) 2 tablespoons reduced fat vinaigrette dressing* 1. Place iceberg on 2 small salad plates. Drizzle 1 tablespoon dressing over each wedge. Preparation time: 2 minutes Servings: 2 Calories 27 Calories from Fat 11 Total Fat 1.2 g Saturated Fat 0.1 g Monounsaturated fat 0.3 g Cholesterol 1 mg Sodium 12 mg Carbohydrate 3.8 g Dietary Fiber 2.0 g Sugars 1.8 g Protein 1.2 g Exchanges: 1 vegetable *Look for low-salt, canned, chopped tomatoes containing per cup: 41 calories, 9.6 g carbohydrate, 24 mg sodium. ** Reduced fat vinaigrette dressing containing per tablespoon: 11 calories, 1.0 g fat, 4 mg sodium. Shopping List Deli: 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast Dairy: 1 small package reduced-fat Monterey Jack Cheese Grocery: 1 large can low-salt chopped tomatoes*, 1 bottle chili powder, 1 bottle ground cumin, 1 can black beans, 1 package frozen corn kernels Produce: 1 container fresh diced onion, 1 head iceberg lettuce, 1 bunch cilantro Staples: Olive oil, Reduced fat vinaigrette dressing**, Minced garlic, Salt, Black peppercorns
Miami Dade A Little Bit of Philly, 3940 Curtiss Pkwy, Miami Springs, FL 305-456-0481 Blackbrick, 3451 NE 1st Ave., #103, Miami, FL 305-573-8886 Casa Juancho, 2436 S.W. 8th St., Miami, FL 305-642-2452 Island Bistro, 605 Brickell Brickell Key Dr., Miami, FL 305-364-5512 Lorenzo, in The Redbury South Beach, 1776 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 786-483-1796 L’Entrecote de Paris, 1053 SE 1st Ave., Miami, FL 305-755-9995 Michael Mina 74 at the Fountainbleu Hotel, Miami Beach, FL , 305-674-4636 Naoe, 661 Brickell Key Dr., Miami, FL 305-947-6263 Nemesis Urban Bistro, 1035 N. Miami Ave., Miami, FL 305-415-9911 Paprika, 1624 79th St. Causeway, North Bay village, FL 305-397-8777 The Daily Melt, 3401 N. Miami Ave,. Ste 2C, Midtown, Miami, FL 305-573-0101 The Frieze, 1626 Michigan Ave., Miami Beach, FL 305-538-0207 Tiny Thai House, 12953 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami, FL 305-895-1646 Tunky Tunky 11052 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 786-953-5825 Aqualina Ressort and Spa 305.918.6777 Broward Bash, 10053 Sunset Strip, sunrise, FL 954-578-6700 Ceviche By The Sea, 2823 E. Oakland Park blvd, Oakland Park, FL 954-565-1085 Eat the Tea, 900 NE 20th Ave, Ft. Lauderdale, 754-200-8355 Falafel Bistro and Wine Bar, 5677 Coral Ridge Dr, Coral Springs, FL 954-346-3434 Kelly’s Landing, 1305 SE 17th St. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 954-760-7009 Maya Papaya, 1040 Bayview Dr. #100, Ft. Lauderdale, 954-338-5651 Sublime Restaurant, 1431 N. federal Hwy, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 954-615-1431 Vienna Café and Wine Bar, 9100 Florida 84, Davie, FL 954-423-1961 Palm Beach
The Farmer's Table, 1901 North Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 561-417-3856 Chowderheads, 2123 U.S. 1, Jupiter, FL, 561-203-2903 Chris’ tavern, 6338 Lantana Rd, #54, Lake Worth, FL 561-964-4233 Fork and Knife, 99 SE Mizner Blvd, #110, Boca Raton, Fl 561-405-6542 Linda Bean’s Perfect Maine, 200 E Atlantic Ave. Delray Beach, FL, 561-276-2502 Vietnamese Express Café, 531 USHwy 1, North Palm Beach, FL 33408
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Cory Vicens gives advice on how to choose, cook and serve the perfect turkey, no more lumpy gravy and smooth mashed potatoes and much more on Food News and Views Thurs. WLRN NPR 91.3 FM, 1:30-2:00 PM ET. Also listen live at www.wlrn.org. Also archived on that site.
Deeny Lorber’s book Waiting at Joe’s gives and insider look at how this famous restaurant trains and keeps their excellent wait staff. And more– Stephen Sawitz COO and great grandson of the founder Joe Weiss talks about how the history of Joe’s is tied to the historyof Miami. Food News and Views, Thursdays WLRN NPR 91.3 fm, live and archived at www.wlrn.org.
Joe’s famous Mustard Sauce
1 cup Hellman’s mayonnaise, 3 1/2-teaspoons Colemans dry mustard, 2 teaspoons Worcestershsire sauce, 1 teaspoon A1 Steak Sauce, 2 tablespoons light cream salt to taste
Chef John Moeller describes his most memorable moments cooking for 3 First Families – Presidents HW Bush, Clinton and George Bush. From cooking for heads of state to intimate family dinners, this is an insiders view. Did Julia Child really write to Hilary Clinton that she was not impressed on several visits to the White House, but Chef Moeller changed that? What happened when a Congressional pic nic was cancelledo n 9/11? What do you serve to such diverse diplomats as the Em;peror and Emprss of Japan, President and Mrs Yeltsin. My Food News and Views interview on WLRN NPR answers these and many other quesitons. Thursday, 1:30-2 PM ET, streamed live and archived at wlrn.org.
Pomegranate Chips, www.simply7snacks.com, SRP $2.50 for 4 oz. bag
Nature’s Earthly Choice corn, rice and quinoa pasta, $5.50 for 17.6 oz package
Goodie Girl Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies, $2.99 for 7 oz package (8 cookies)
Nature’s Earthly ChoiceChia Seeds
Curry Ketchup by Herb n Zest, $6.99 for 8 oz jar
Traina Foods California Sundried Tomato Ketchup, $4.99 for 16 oz. bottle
Chobani Yogurt in a Tube, $2.99 for box of 8
Peach Pecan and Amaretto Preserve by San Sansaba, $7.95 for 11 oz jar
Smokey Sherry Onion Spread by Gracious Gourmet, $8.99 for 8 oz jar
Bacon Rub by Southern Culture Artisan Foods, $5.99 for 8 ounces
Maples Bacon Icing by Amoretti, $9.99 for 16 oz.
V Chocolate’s Almond Toffee, $4.95 for 2.5 oz box.
Twinnings of London’s Ice Tea bags, $3.99 for 20 bags
Hella Bitter’s Bitter Citrus and Plain Bitter, $18.95 for 5 oz bottle
Tabasco Jelly Belly, $2.50 for 1.5oz or $2.25 for Jelly Belly Tabsco Bottle
Miami Dade Amici’s Trattoria Italiana, Hammocks Center, 1201 Hammocks blvc, Miami, FL 33196, 305-388-3787 Aromas del Peru, 1930 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-476-5886 Asian Fusion Café, 17043 S. Dixie Hwy, Palmetto Bay, fL 33157, 305-278-6888 Bahamian Connection Restaurant, 4490 NW 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33127, 305-576-6999 Bangkok Cuisine, 45 N. Homesteads Blvd, Homestead, FL 33030, 305-248-6611 Bulla Gastrobar, 2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, FL 305-441-0107, www.bullamiami.com Cipriani, 465 Brickell Ave., Miami, FL 33131, 786-329-4090 Copper Box, 3328 North Miami Ave., Miami, FL. 33127, 305-392-0983, www.copperbox.com. Copper Chimney Indian Restaurant, 18090 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach, 33160, 305-974-0075 Evios Pizza and Grill, 12600 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami, FL 33181, 305-899-7699 FoodOozle, Food Delivery, 855-336-6953 (ext 101), King’s Palace Chinese Bar B-Q Restaurant, 330 NE 167th St., North Miami Beach, FL 33162 Kouzina Greek Bistro, 3535 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33137, 954-394-4140 Lagniappe, 3425 NE 2nd Ave, Miam, FL 33137, 305-576-0108 Lotus Garden, 318 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134, 305-446-2360 Makoto, 9700 Collins Ave. Bal Harbour Shops, 305-864-8600, www.makoto-restaurant.com Oak Tavern, 35 NE 40th Street, Miami, FL 33137,786-391-1818.www.oaktavernmiami.com Oishi Thai, 14841 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami, FL 33181, 305-947-4338 Tongue & Cheek, 431 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305-704-2900, www.tandcmiami.com Rare Steakhouse, 468 W 41st St., Miami Beach, fL 33140, 305-532-7273 Schnitzel Haus, 1085 NE 79th St., Miami, Fl 33138, 305-754-8002 Soi Chinese Kitchen, 645 NW 20th St., Miami, FL 33127, 305-482-0238 Sea Grill, 3913 NE 163rd St. North Miami Beach, FL 33160, 305-945-7555 S&S Diner, 1757 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33132, 305-373-4291 Sweet Times Cupcakes, 8530 SW 124th Ave. #101, Miami, GL 33183, 305-270-0300 Broward Argenti Pizza, 10012 W McNab Rd., Tamarac, FL 33321, 954-726-3900 Bravo Ristorante, 1515 SE 17th St. Causeway, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33316, 954-523-9441 Hong Kong BBQ, 5301 N. State Road 7, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319, 954-777-3832 Hot n Soul, 3045 N. Federal Hwy, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33036, 754-206-2155 Keese’s Simply Delicious, 4350 N. Ocean Drive, Lauderdale-by-the, FL, 954-776-4616 Oaki Steakhouse, 4391 N. Federal Hwy, Oakland Park, FL 33308, 954-533-4218 Old Heidelbert Restaurant and Lounge, 900 W. State Road 84, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315, 954-463-6747 Royal India, 3801 Griffin Rd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312, 954-964-0071 Southport Raw Bar, 1536 Cordova Rd, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316, 954-525-2526 Vito’s Gourmet Pizza, 1489 SE 17th St., Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316, 954-463-4003 Palm Beach Darbster, 8020 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 561-586-2622 Bad Ragaz Hall & Biergarten 309 Via De Palmas, in the new condo-plaza at the corner of Woolbright and Federal; Barrel and Grain, moved into the space that was Gratify gastropub. (125 Datura St., West Palm Beach; 561-833-2767).
Rosa Mexicano’s Regional Executive Chef, James Cawley, offers me ice cream and home made cone on Food News and Views on WLRN. My favorite? creamy homemade vanilla ice cream laced with salty caramel made from goat’s milk. My big surprise? Mexican Sour Gherkin and Jalapen Sorbet. Wine columnist Fred Tasker gave is drinks suggestions to go with ice cream. Highlights: Dolce Dessert Wine fromNapa Valley’s Far Niente winery, $64 half bottle; Nonvintage Gonzalez byass Pedro Ximenez Dulce sherry from Sapin, $18 a bottle.
Whether you call them franks, wieners, or red hots, hot dogs are as American as apple pie. Food News and Views, WLRN NPR, Thurs, 1;30-2 PM ET and archived at WLRN.org (click the radio tab) talks about how the this unassuming street fare transformed into an American icon and what are the best hot dogs and toppings for your July 4th or anytime barbecue.
I love cruising and am thrilled to be hosting a 4-day cruise from Miami to Key West, January 30, 2014 on the Celebrity Constellation. We’ll have cooking demos — can you just taste the key lime pie – and a create your own Bacardi drink contest with prizes and much more. Special offer – sign up by June 18 for a $100 per cabin on board credit with my compliments. Join me for all the fun. Call Kendale Lakes Travel 305-385-3191 or go to www.KLTTravel.com.
Plan a Heat Playoff party with the help of Richard Post, General Manager of Hyde American Arena. It’s the new VIP Lounge at the Arena – great vibe, good food – perfect place to watch the games. Join us on Food News and Views, WLRN NPR 91.3 FM, live wlrn.org, 1:30-2 PM ET, Thurs. May 9. He’ll give us tips for our own home party.