Dining at Alinea stimulates all of the senses (taste, touch, scent, sight, and sound) and explores elements of earth, wind, water and fire. Continue reading Beginning something new with Alinea
Chipotle tries too hard to be funny and finds a way to boost fiber intake in chips and salsa. Continue reading I Ate at Chipotle so You Don’t Have to . . .
A peanut butter and mayonnaise sandwich tastes like a tangy peanut butter sandwich. Continue reading Taste Testing the Great Depression?
The uniquely American cuisine of Creole and Cajun food in Louisiana influenced by French, Spanish, West African, Amerindian, Haitian, German, Italian, British and Irish influences made sense for this year’s dinner. Continue reading New Orleans inspired dinner with wine pairings for a cause
The nutty nose, apricot preserves with orange citrus and a salty finish paired well with the sweet, smokey carrots and lemony walnut gremolata. Continue reading Pairing Food with Sicilian Orange Wine
Torta Mortadella with mascarpone and ricotta icing spiced with marinated green olives, fresh parsley, and jalapeño pepper dusted with ground sweet chili pistachios. Continue reading Torta Mortadella
Edge Coffee Shop fills a niche for those seeking coffee and breakfast before 8 am on weekdays who live and work in the Medical Center or Downtown area of Memphis. Continue reading Breakfast at the Edge
This Vidalia Onion Galette recipe led to spectacular results according to my husband and made me think of a French onion soup delivered in a crisp and flaky pastry. Continue reading Vidalia Onion Galette Celebrates Spring
For a deeper and more disciplined experience, use a pestle and mortar with fresh ingredients when you have the time. For a faster and easier experience, use the garlic and onion powder – particularly on a weeknight – when you need a quick and tasty dinner treat. Continue reading Deep-Fried Buddhist Goodness in the South