Crack open the champagne… prepare for a mind-blowing experience. Truffle butter lobster combines chardonnay, vermouth, shallots, heavy cream, ginger, mushrooms, and, of course, black truffle butter, available at gourmet stores and markets, or online from D’Artagnan. This recipe, from the cookbook, Fish, calls for traditional linguine, though you can make this dish gluten-free by using […]
If you love the salty-sweet thing going on with chocolate covered pretzels, I found a brand that are quite good, and great for gluten-free friends. I’m talking about Glutino Fudge pretzels, available in many supermarkets.
Faith makes bacon-flavored bourbon, and loves its smoky notes in a cocktail, but she tips her hat to Matthew Goodyear, bartender at the Blue Canoe Oyster Bar & Grill in Greenport, NY, who makes his own brown butter bourbon. He uses the same technique Faith uses. Make brown butter by letting a stick heat in a fry […]
Faith enjoys meat and vegetables, so she’s a fan of what first amused her — so-called Paleo or “caveman” eating. It’s just a marketing term for eating clean food, going light on grains, dairy and sweeteners. Weight-lifters love the diet, as do people who are watching their calories for a variety of reasons. Some folks […]
I have a designer friend, Suzanne, who only drinks champagne, and a pricy rose at that. At least, that was the case until I poured her a few glasses of my favorite sparkler, made by Albert Bichot, and widely available. At $23 a bottle, it’s the perfect sipper to hand over to your host, or […]