Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and those of us who host the feast have a pretty good idea of what we’re going to serve. But if you haven’t decided yet which pie to make, chef Taylor Domet, director of culinary standards for True Food Kitchen, offers up a Squash Pie recipe.
Traditionally, fideuà is a version of paella using pasta instead of rice, filled with seafood and brimming with saffron and tomatoes. For something a little different, sous chef Samantha Sanz of Talavera at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale has fashioned a vegan fideuà recipe showcasing fall produce. "I have a lot of fun making vegan dishes because it's always a challenge not to use bacon or butter," she says. "I just follow my instincts and run with it."
After a busy day, I’m always looking for a quick recipe to whip up for dinner. And if cooking the dish takes less than half an hour, I’m all in. Babbo Italian Eatery has offered up a recipe for their popular Pasta Valducci that’s not only quick and easy to make at home, but one you can also enjoy at any of their eight Valley restaurants.
Many people make tamales for special occasions and during the holiday season, but why not cook up a batch for no reason during October? If you’re a tamale fan, but have never attempted to make them, Otro Café’s executive chef Joe Meyers has provided PHOENIX magazine with an easy recipe.
Whether planning a formal dinner party or a casual get together, sometimes dessert gets overlooked. But for many people, dessert is more important than the main dish or anything else that precedes it.
The hardest part of preparing a quiche is crafting a light, crumbly crust to cradle the delicate custard filling. If you’ve been searching for an easier way to make this delightful dish, Chef Jean-Christophe Gros of Voila French Bistro offers a recipe using puff pastry purchased at the grocery store.
When longtime restaurateur Tomaso Maggiore talks about the food he grew up eating in Sicily, you can hear the love and passion in his voice.
About three or four times a year, Pita Jungle adds five seasonal items to the menu under the name Seasonal Kitchen Crafts. “It’s a platform for us to test new things,” says Bassel Osmani, one of Pita Jungle’s co-founders. One of the summer recipes, Crouching Kale and Hidden Berry Salad, is loaded with “superfoods” and has proven to be quite popular, he says.
Thursday, August 16, is National Rum Day, so naturally we rounded up a fun drink for you to make at home. The rum-spiked Rendezvous is courtesy of the Thirsty Camel a sleek, earthtone bar at The Phoenician with spectacular Valley views and a daily summer happy hour that starts at 2 p.m.
Summer is berry season and if you're looking for a little raspberry love this weekend, we've got a swoon-worthy recipe for you to tackle. Jenna Leurguin, pastry chef at Scottsdale's exclusive Silverleaf Club, shares her stunning fresh raspberry pie recipe. It's a little complicated, but well worth the effort.
If you’ve been to Farm & Craft, you know the menu is brimming with healthy options, from charred broccoli to a salmon poke bowl to avocado hummus. Recently, the restaurant added several new dishes, including Chilled Raw Pad Thai Salad, which has been a big hit with customers, says Samantha Roberts, Riot Hospitality Group executive chef.
Sometimes when you crave comfort food, only a massive bowl of creamy macaroni and cheese will do the trick. In a pinch, you can always rustle up the store-bought version, but why not treat yourself and make it from scratch?
Welcome to the dog days of summer. Since the Valley is collectively pouting about the heat, we thought it might be a good time to provide a refreshing cocktail recipe that you can make at home. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria recently rolled out a couple of summer cocktails, including the Berry Ginger Fizz that's guaranteed to be a showstopper come cocktail hour.
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