On Friday, March 22, 17 Valley restaurants will participate in the Four Peaks Burger Battle at the Scottsdale Waterfront to crown the winner of 2019’s best burger. The event, hosted by Scottsdale League for the Arts, will raise money for local arts and education programs.
If you’re a martini drinker, you probably have a preferred vodka or gin that seals the deal. But if you don’t, Jon Augustin, True Food Kitchen’s Director of Beverage, offers a martini recipe using a vodka you may not be familiar with: Prairie Organic Vodka from his home state of Minnesota.
Phoenix temperatures in January are kind of a mixed bag. The days are often sunny and warm, but the evenings can still be a little chilly. For that reason, I’m sharing one more soup recipe, this time from Brad Borchardt, Flower Child’s director of Culinary Standards.
If you’re feeling a little chilled these days and find yourself leafing through cookbooks or searching online for soup recipes, you can stop now. We’ve got this!
During the holidays, you often hear the late Nat King Cole crooning the song, “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire.” But have you ever eaten a chestnut? They have a slightly sweet and earthy taste and make a great base for savory soup.
This time of year can be a bit hectic, filled with holiday shopping and events galore. And if you're entertaining at home for the holidays, sometimes you just need an easy recipe to take your stress level down a notch. Today, Stefano Fabbri of Pomo Pizzeria offers an uncomplicated recipe for piadina, "a bread brought from the Roman Empire," he says.
About eight years ago, Tim Vasquez, owner of Someburros and Isabel's Amor, was so moved by an annual family gathering in Guadalupe that he wrote a book about it called "The Taco Stand." "Just seeing the family gathered around the table and sharing memories around food was the inspiration," Vasquez says. The main character is based on the family matriarch and Vasquez's grandmother, Isabel, who passed away 32 years ago. "It's not necessarily a true story, but Isabel is the main character who loves to cook for other people."
Sometimes it’s hard to stay on track with healthy eating during the hectic days of December. When we’re busy and on the run, we tend to grab unhealthy snacks that may not be in our best interest. (I’m talking to you coffee shop blueberry scone.)
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