Category Archives: seasonal

Keep Cooking Simple and Tasty (updated)

From Martha Stewart (Everyday Food magazine and latest cookbook, Lessons & Recipes for the Home Cook) to Barefoot Contessa (new cookbook, Back to Basics) to Tom Colicchio (watch funny Diet Coke commercial on blog, Eatmedaily), many celebrity gourmet chefs are promoting simple cooking. Why? Because they realize people cannot cook gourmet on a daily basis….

Wok Up Your Own Creations (Updated)

I promised to share my Wok Star “Easy Style”, Mix and Match way of shopping and cooking in my cast iron wok. Buy what’s fresh and seasonal and you cannot go wrong. In Stir frying without a recipe, there are tips on how to achieve it. Here’s the lowdown: Monday: I buy a variety of…

Stir Frying without recipes

Stir-frying without recipes © February, 2007 “Easy Style” with Wok Star, Eleanor Hoh, first published in ibeyond magazine, an active lifestyle magazine People are constantly asking me for stir-fry wok recipes which is like asking for a sandwich recipe. My NO recipes, NO measuring, NO calorie counting technique eliminates many of the obstacles people hate…

Seasonal Foods (Updated)

Source: The Miami Herald Business, 2.13.09 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services new website lists fruits, vegetables, seafood harvested in Florida and which are in season. Also, there are tips about how to choose, store and prepare fresh seafood. Currently, celery, radishes, tomatoes, spiny lobster and stone crab. Fry it, you’ll like it…I love Ralph’s(my…