Posts Tagged ‘Tyler Florence’
Cakes, Pies & Tarts • Tags: butterscotch, cinnamon, dessert, Martha Stewart, pie crust, tart, Tyler Florence
One evening over the 4th of July holiday weekend, I found myself with an unusual episode of insomnia. As I clicked through the channels on my remote control, I came across a familiar TV personality on PBS: it was Martha Stewart! I settled on her cooking show, that was just getting starting, and watched her detail the makings of a perfect dessert tart. At nearly 1:30 in the morning, this was not helping me to fall asleep. Instead, I grabbed pen and paper and took notes while drooling over her beautiful creations. Fast forward to a couple weeks later, I was in need of a dessert for an upcoming dinner party. I remembered my desire to make a tart after watching her show. That’s when I decided this would be a great opportunity to make Martha proud with one of my creations.
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Black-Eyed Peas with Stewed Tomatoes
Poultry & Pork • Tags: Alexia Foods, black eyed peas, kielbasa sausage, New Years, stewed tomatoes, Tyler Florence
Happy 2012 to you and yours! 2011 has been quite the year for us, comprising of another cookbook mention, a local avocado takedown, several interviews, a dozen more Ethnic Explorations under our belt, and much more. Of course, not to forget all the wonderful food we’ve cooked, tasted, and shared in the last 365 days. We’re excited for the new ventures and developing prospects to come for us in 2012. In the meantime, here’s a perfect recipe to ring in the new year!
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Alexia Foods And The Foodbuzz Blogger Festival
Special Events • Tags: Alexia Foods, contest, Foodbuzz Blogger Festival, Reinvent a Classic, San Francisco, Tyler Florence
We spent this past weekend in San Francisco with a few friends from home…and a bunch of bloggers. It was the 3rd Annual Foodbuzz Blogger Festival, and we were very lucky to attend on behalf of Alexia Foods this year. We were one of the 22 bloggers who created and submitted a new flavor for the “Reinvent a Classic” Challenge. The Alexia Food’s Research and Development team our Herbes de Provence and Garlic as one of the four finalists, which is a huge honor. Now it’s up to our friends and family again to help us push our way to the top! Voting is now open on the Alexia Foods Facebook page. Head over and cast your ballot for the flavor that sounds the best! Voting will run through March 30, 2012. Vote now, vote tomorrow, vote every day! In the meantime, here’s a look at our Saturday with Alexia Foods and the one and only Chef Tyler Florence.
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Here We Come Foodbuzz!
Special Events • Tags: Alexia Foods, contest, cooking demonstration, Foodbuzz, giveaway, Reinvent a Classic, Tyler Florence
In just a few hours, we’ll be flying high on a quickie flight from SoCal to NorCal. For the third year in a row, we find ourselves at the Foodbuzz Blogger Festival in San Francisco. It kicks off with the usual Welcome Reception that, this year, will be combined with a blogger awards ceremony and dinner. We’ve always enjoyed the Welcome Reception’s previous set-up of kiosks and tables from all-you-can-sample food and beverage vendors, so the dinner and ceremony combination will be an interesting change. We’ll poke around the Taste Pavilion on Saturday afternoon and pick up more eats and sips, then finish off the affair with Sunday’s farewell brunch. It’s always a fun weekend, and we’ve been lucky to meet great people each time. This year, one of the big sponsors of the event is Alexia Foods, and they want you to be as involved in the Foodbuzz weekend as we are, even if you won’t be there. Keep reading to find out how.
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