Hungarian Rhapsody at the Four Seasons Gresham Restaurant

2013-10-09T07:14:13+00:00 October 9th, 2013|Entree, Recipes, Restaurant Reviews|

When have you ever asked someone about their favorite cuisine and had the answer be "Hungarian"?  All that is about to change for me!  Tonight we had the pleasure of dining at the the Budapest Four Seasons Gresham Restaurant.  The [...]

Empellón Cocina: Mexican with a Twist

2013-05-31T02:42:04+00:00 May 31st, 2013|Appetizers, Recipes, Restaurant Reviews|

We recently had the great pleasure, while visiting New York City, to have an early dinner at Empellón Cocina, a new restaurant recommended by Gavin Kaysen for their creative interpretation of Mexican Cuisine.  We were curious about the meaning of [...]

Carnitas Means “Little Meats” and Big Flavor

2013-04-15T08:44:36+00:00 April 15th, 2013|Entree, Recipes|

Roasted Pork Shoulder for Carnitas We love Mexican cuisine, everything from fish tacos to chicken mole to the traditional Chiles en nogada. This weekend we made carnitas. This dish requires a pork shoulder. Naturally, in Costco fashion, the [...]

Holiday Hors D’Oeuvres from Jenn Phillips, Gourmet Chef and Caterer

2012-10-19T15:46:16+00:00 October 19th, 2012|Appetizers, Recipes|

Charcuterie with Holiday Accents Las Damas of Fairbanks today hosted a holiday cooking demonstration at the home of Jenn Phillips, Gourmet Chef and Caterer. Jenn provided us with a few great holiday hors d'oeuvre recipes that are simple [...]

Another St. Regis Recipe To Try at Home: Caramelized Cauliflower and Pistachio Pesto

2012-10-14T17:22:53+00:00 October 14th, 2012|Appetizers, Recipes, Restaurant Reviews|

Cauliflower with Pistachio Pesto   Another of my favorite menu offerings at the J&G Grill was the cauliflower that we ordered for one of our starters.  My publishing partners and I  all love cauliflower and voted this the [...]