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Arroz Con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas)

    Note: you can make this dish without the meat for a vegetarian version Hands-On Time: 30 minutes Total Preparation Time: 1 hour Serves 4 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 pound pork, cut into ½-inch pieces (optional) 1 ounce of pancetta (optional) 1 tablespoon annatto oil (see note below)…

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On October 19th, 20th, and 21st I will be in Pensacola, Florida for WSRE’s 30th Wine and Food Classic

On October 19th through 21st I will be in Pensacola, Florida for WSRE’s 30th Wine and Food Classic! The event will help to support WSRE, a PBS member station, locally owned and licensed to the Pensacola State College District Board of Trustees. The weekend will include a “Walkabout Tasting” from 6…

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Franck Garanger’s Paella Valenciana

  Note: we made the stock during the show because of time constraints, but if you are going to make a stock (instead of using store bought broth), make it in advance because it should simmer for 3 hours. Serves 6 people Hands on preparation time: 1 1/2 hours Total…

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On Wednesday, September 26th, I was interviewed by Shari Bayer on her Heritage Radio Network program “All in the Industry.”

On Wednesday, September 26th, at 4pm I was interviewed on “All in the Industry,” an internet-based radio show hosted by Shari Bayer of Bayer Public Relations on the Heritage Radio Network. It is now live 24/7 here.

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Pan Con Tomate (Bread with Tomato)

Pan Con Tomate 1 loaf of crusty bread Ripe tomatoes Extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt Slice the bread. Slice the tomatoes in half crosswise. Rub the halves of the tomato directly onto to the bread. Sprinkle with salt. Drizzle with olive oil. Note: you can toast the bread before rubbing…

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Tortilla Espanola (Spanish Omelet)

  Tortilla Espanola (Spanish Omelet)  Makes 4 – 6-Servings Hands on time: 20 minutes Total preparation time: 40 minutes 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 large onion, sliced 3 potatoes Kosher salt 1 cup dry white wine 5 large eggs Place a medium size sauce pan, filled with salted…

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Cuttlefish, Meatballs and Green Peas

Cuttlefish, Meatballs and Green Peas Makes 4-6 Servings Hands on time: 45 minutes Total preparation time: 1 1/2 hours For the meatballs: ½ pound ground pork ½ pound ground veal 2 cloves minced garlic Small bunch of fresh chopped flat leaf parsley Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1…

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Handmade Lemon Pasta

Handmade Lemon Pasta Makes 4 – 6 Servings Hands on time: 40 minutes Total preparation time: 1 hour and 15 minutes For the pasta: 4 cups 00 flour (Italian milled flour) 2 tablespoons semolina flour 1 large egg 1 tablespoon butter, at room temperature 1 cup milk, at room temperature…

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Lemon Caciotta Cheese

LEMON CACIOTTA CHEESE Makes 6 – 8 small servings of lemon caciotta Hand on preparation time: 20 minutes Total preparation time: 40 minutes 1 half gallon of fresh cow’s milk 2 teaspoons of rennet 1 lemon, zested In a medium saucepan, heat the milk over medium heat to 98 degrees…

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10 Day Limoncello

10-DAY LIMONCELLO Recipe courtesy of Chef Kathryn Kelly Makes one 750-ML bottle of Limoncello Hands on preparation time: 30 minutes Total preparation time: 10 days 5 fresh, unwaxed lemons 1 (750-ml) bottle of good vodka 2 cups sugar 1 cup water DAY ONE: 
Wash the lemons well. Using a vegetable…

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