Food News and Trends

Everything Bagel Vinaigrette

by Elizabeth October 11, 2013

“If you were to identify one taste that best represents New York, you could do worse than the everything bagel, with its frenetic coating of poppy, caraway, and sesame seeds, plus salt, garlic, and onion. An everything bagel, like the city itself, is not shy. It’s brash, aggressive, over-the-top, and utterly polyglot, both an emblem […]

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Vegan Umami

by Elizabeth February 21, 2013

Asian Summer Rolls I made with my class at Natural Gourmet last spring Between meatless Mondays becoming part of the vernacular and national meat consumption down 12% there is a growing interest in finding vegan and vegetarian substitutes.  Besides learning new recipes, a common goal is satisfying a certain flavor profile, often described as “meatyness,” […]

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Need an energy boost?

by Elizabeth September 19, 2012

I’m a fan of coffee (although “true” coffee lovers have challenged me on this since I take mine in about a 1:1 ratio of coffee to milk).  I’m not an addict, but I do love my one cup in the morning. Still, I get a lot of questions about non-caffeinated alternatives to boost energy in […]

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Chef Flynn

by Dishing Well with Elizabeth Tigani April 23, 2012

Happy Monday! I wanted to share an article that I read in the New Yorker this weekend. It featured a chef based in the San Fernando Valley whom I’d never heard of, named Flynn McGarry.  He’s a culinary prodigy and I would be shocked if he doesn’t have his own reality show on Food Network […]

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