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.
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Goodie Girl Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies, $2.99 for 7 oz package (8 cookies)
Nature’s Earthly ChoiceChia Seeds
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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
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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.
Rohan Marley produces coffee on sustainable farms with part of the profits going to Kicks for a Cause and the Marley 1love Foundation. Learn more on Food News and Views WLRN NPR 91.3 FM. Thursday 1:30 -2 PM ET, streamed live www.wlrn.org or archived on the wlrn site.
Cedella Marley Booker's One Love corn Meal Porridge
5 cups water 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1 12/-cups cornmeal 1 cup coconut milk 1 cup soy milk 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons raisins 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Dash of cinnamon Boil water. Meanwhile, slowly add cold water to cornmeal and flour until it becomes a thick batter. Pour the mixture into boiling water. Stir to prevent sticking. Cook for half hour. As mixture begins to thicken, dilute it with coconut milk. Stir. Add the soymilk, brown sugar, raisins, vanilla, nutmeg combine the ingredients. Serve in 6 bowls and sprinkle cinnamon on top. Serves 6.
Bourbon Steak Truffle Mac and Cheese
8 oz. cooked Macaroni, 4 oz veloute (see recipe below), 3 oz. cheese mix (Parmesan, blue cheese, white cheddar), 2 oz broccoli (blanched), 2 teaspoons truffle peelings(finely chopped), 2 tablespoons truffle oil, 2 tablespoons shaved Parmesan, slat and pepper.
Combine veloute and cheese mix in a small saucepan. Melt cheese down into veloute and then add broccoli and macaroni. Heat all of these through and then add truffle peelings, truffle oil and truffle butter. Season. Garnish with shaved Parmesan cheese.
Veloute (1 gallon, 4 oz needed for recipe)
5 lbs. chicken bones, 3 white onions, 1 gal. cream, roux, sachet, salt and pepper
Saute chicken bones in a small amount of oil (no color). Add onions and sweat till soft. Add cream and bring slowly to a simmer. Simmer for 30 min. stirring constantly to prevent scorching. Add sachet and simmer additional 15 min. Add roux and simmer 15 additional minutes. Season. Strain through chinois and cool.
Dr. Neal Barnard says yes we can increase our chances of avoiding Alzheimer and related dementia by changing our diet and lifestyle. Discover more on Food News and Views, WLRN NPR 91.3 FM, streamed live at www.wlrn.org, archived on that site. 1-2 PM ET.
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Stonewall Kitchen Breakfast Chocolate Banana Jam
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Learning all about chocolate, how to choose the best type, how to use it, how to store it and best how to taste the different varieties. Food News and Views, Thurs, 1:30-2 PM ET live WLRN NPR, 91.3 FM. streamed at wlrn.org. Or, listen to the show archived at www.wlrn.org click the radio tab. For information about the Miami Fine Chocolate and Food Show go to www.miamifinefoodshow.com.