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Premchit Aromatic Prawns with Mango and Avocado Salad

This recipe is from Premchit in Phuket, Thailand… a destination spa devoted to wellness through diet, detoxification and other focused therapies. Premchit Prateap Na Thalang says: “Connections, between people, animals, plants, the earth, the sun; are life, past, present, future.” Premchit blends her...

Etouffée Cook-off Winners at the Breau Bridge Crawfish Festival and Etouffée Recipe

    Recently, Michelle M. Winner, president of IFWTWA, and I were honored to be asked to be judges at the Etouffée Cook-off. There were eight of us in total. This cook-off is part of the annual Breau Bridge Crawfish Festival. We have been judges in other food competitions, have experienced etouffée, but did...

Vodka and Food from The Iconic Spirit, Baked Garlic Shrimp, Elit Cucumber Martini, Elit Raspberry Cosmo and Seasaonal Berries with Cream

By Mark Spivak We live in the age of the sommelier, and food and wine pairing is commonly accepted as an art—there’s hardly an upscale restaurant in the U.S. that doesn’t offer a tasting menu with optional wine matchups for each course. Globally speaking, though, far more vodka than wine is consumed with...

Oysters Carnival

This was published on The Big Blend’s Creative Celebrations http://creativecelebrationsmagazine.com/Oysters-Carnival.html. It is by me, but I wanted to share the recipe. Until I met Kelly from Houma, Louisiana, I did not realize it was the fastest disappearing land mass on earth, located southwest of New...

Basil-Lime Butter for Lobster

After a glorious late November of turkey, potatoes and stuffing I longed to be at the beach to walk and devour fresh sea food. My favorite spot is the Lobster Pot on Siesta Key in Sarasota, Florida. I first discovered The lobster Pot as a child on Cape Cod, Mass. In those days we gathered our cranberries...

Rancho La Puerta’s Shrimp Enchiladas with Picante Sauce

We often write about Rancho La Puerta in Tecate, Mexico. Brenda has been there several times and Maralyn experienced it with her when they were presenters twice. The last time was in July this year.  The Ranch’s food is all exceptional and you experience farm to fork. This is true to the extent that you can...

Seared Scallops with Hazelnut POM Brown Butter Sauce by Chef Chris Lee

We sharing another great recipe from POM Wonderful created by Chef Chris Lee. Seared Scallops with Hazelnut POM Brown Butter Sauce Ingredients: POM Brown Butter: Juice from 4-6 large POM Wonderful Pomegranates*, or 2 cups POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice 3 tablespoons arils from 1 large POM Wonderful...

Chefs Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier and Lobster in a “Paper Bag” with Green Curry

I’m still featuring Maine chefs and their wonderful creations. Here is another example of  the talent that will be featured at the Kennepunkport Festival 2012. Over twenty years ago, chefs Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier pioneered sustainable dining with the opening of Arrows in Ogunquit, Maine, where their...

Execuitive Chef Bryan Dame Shares His Classic New England Clam Chowder and Grandfather’s Clam Fritters

As the Kennepunkpoort Festival 2012 is getting closer and closer, we are becoming more excited about experiencing so many outstanding events. My interview and  bio for Executive Chef Bryan Dame was featured on CityRoom. He was nice enough to send his New England Clam Chowder and grandfather’s Clam Fritters...

Interview with Executive Chef Phil Reid, and a Recipe for Lobster Fried Rice

In addition to classic Maine recipes like baked haddock and steamed lobster, Executive Chef Phil Reid of One Dock at theKennebunkport Inn, creates an array of newer dishes focusing on all that culinary Maine has to offer. (Insider tip: Phil will be atCocktails at One Dock – Tuesday, June 5th Kennebunkport...

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