As I poured a generous splash of Arizona Green Tea into the skillet to deglaze it from the sauteed chicken and shallots I’d just removed, it occurred to me how underutilized tea is in much of our cuisine.
Am I sitting in a café just off Beirut’s Corniche, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea? Or really just in Arlington, off Wilson Blvd.? It’s a difficult distinction to make once inside, seated and surrounded by Layalina’s jewel-toned walls.
Beer and pizza go together as naturally as, well, pizza and beer. That truism led a creative Illinois real estate broker to try combining the two popular tastes. And apparently he has succeeded.
NEW YORK — With the United Nations building looming in the background and busy ships plying the adjacent East River, the whisky maker from Wick, Scotland, was soaking in his first visit to the United States.
In my travels, I continually come across some truly innovative cocktail recipes. Rather than let them go unappreciated by the reading public at large and enjoyed only by the select circle that frequents those cocktail bars or Web sites, here are a few I’d like to share.