“Recessionista” In The Kitchen – Part II By Tracy Eisnaugle Last month’s column was Part I of “Recessionista” In The Kitchen, we embraced our inner lunch lady and learned how to pinch a penny by multi-purposing our proteins. Being that I love to cook and enjoy the creative process almost as much as I enjoy [...]
Recessionista” In The Kitchen – Part I By Tracy Eisnaugle Being eco-chic is a not so difficult, I gladly accepting my new role as a positive Recessionista and I’m determined to learn how to be thrifty with a smile. In a previous column we reviewed some simple ways to go green and conserve on our [...]
A Recipe for Flounder Florentine by Chef John Zakarian of Zak’s Prime Steakhouse in Sarasota, Florida.
Love and Rack of Lamb Alexander By Chef John Zakarian, Owner of Zak’s Prime Steakhouse Recently I had an e-mail from a friend that caught my attention and I’d like to share it with you. On an island lived all the values and feelings of man, and with them was Love. Soon rumors began to [...]
Sundays are for Comfort Food By Chef John Zakarian, Owner of Zak’s Prime Steakhouse My Dear Friends, Due to unforeseen circumstances we will have a quick recipe (something like one of Rachel Ray’s 30 min. meals of tuna casserole). Just kidding! But we are doing something very similar to tuna casserole in that it is [...]
Speaking of romance is what we are cooking today. The romantic dinner for two in your own home. In my lifetime I had a few of those intoxicating evenings. Nothing is more satisfying than performing (cooking) a meal in front of your loved one or just a friend. It is relatively simple, so get out of the frozen isle and stop calling in the take-out. No Dejourno can match the real you. (I will make sure of that). So let’s begin:
Tenderloin Tips with Shitaki Porcini Peppercorn Demiglaze. There is a saying, “If you’re afraid of heat get out of the kitchen”, that was several hundred years ago. When the kitchen was a large room in the lowest floor of the house, where a large wood burning oven delivered 150 degree heat, with no a/c, no air exchange, and no fans.