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Brett Moore

Updated Articles and Resources

By Brett Moore

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Easy Duck Confit Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      You have probably heard of duck confit before but may not know how to prepare it or even what it is exactly. Duck Confit is a centuries old French method of preserving meat. The leg of the duck is ...
    • Pork Belly Sandwiches Created: Friday, May 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This sandwich is a play on the classic BLT. Pork Belly is substituted for the bacon. Slow roasting is a long process but the result is meat with some incredible flavor! Fresh peaches can be added t...
    • How to Peel an Avocado Created: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Fresh avocado is a real treat. Eat it plain, as guacamole, or in your favorite recipe. Here are is a simple technique for peeling an avocado and removing the pit (with photos).
    • What's in Season - April Fruits, Vegetables, and other Foods Created: Monday, April 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Cooking with the seasons means choosing fruits and vegetables that are at the peak of freshness and flavor. Buying locally grown produce is the best.
    • Edna Lewis Created: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      This biography highlights the life of inspirational Southern chef Edna Lewis, discussing her influential career and famous cookbooks.
    • White Truffle Oil: Specialty Ingredient Resources Created: Monday, May 03, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Try white truffle oil drizzled over eggs, popcorn, creamy cheeses, pasta, salads, or mushroom dishes. Use to finish polenta or as a dipping oil." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"<...
    • 2014 Food & Wine Magazine's Best New Chefs Created: Thursday, April 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Food & Wine Magazine has announced the 2014 Best New Chefs (this year announced through F&W's Instagram page). Since 1988 Food & Wine Magazine has recognized up and coming young chefs with their Best New Chef title. The title brings a huge amount of attention to the young chef and his or her restaurant. The coveted award is definitely seen as a big career booster. This year's list contains a husband and wife team and 3 Texas residents. Popular theme this year: Wood-fired Cooking.
    • How to Cut and Open a Pomegranate Created: Monday, January 02, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      Pomegranates are in season during the fall and winter months. The edible seeds (actually called arils, the tiny seed is surrounded by a juice sac) and juice, which have a wonderful sweet flavor, ar...
    • Polish Babka Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      This wonderful sweet bread is traditional served around Easter in Poland. Babka is Polish for grandmother. The sweet bread contains raisins and candied fruit, iced and then served with a delectable...
    • Spring Sweet Bread Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      This simple quick bread is perfect for gift giving. Light, sweet cake-like bread using your favorite dried fruits.
    • Chocolate Olive Oil Cake with Lemon and Rosemary Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Olive oil cakes are incredibly moist with their own distinct flavor (be sure to use a good quality oil). Lemon and rosemary pair beautiful in this cake with just enough chocolate to make it decade...
    • Classic Boeuf Bourguignon (French Beef Stew) Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Boeuf Bourguignon is a wonderful comfort food that is a favorite in France. If you can't make it into a nice French restaurant anytime soon, this recipe is a very good substitute. It will take you ...
    • Banana Pudding with Moonshine Whipped Cream Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Homemade pudding is so delightfully for delicious than the box brand. This yummy banana pudding is made with heavy cream, fresh vanilla and bananas, Add vanilla wafers (recipe below or use store b...
    • English Pea Salad Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Here is a wonderful use for fresh (or any other kind of) peas. Definitely old-fashioned, this cold salad is perfect for family gatherings. Peas, bell peppers, hard-boiled egg, cheese, onion, herbs...
    • Green Pea, Lettuce, and Fennel Soup Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Here is a beautiful and delicious soup to serve using vegetables fresh from the garden. Fennel and shallots are lightly sautéed in butter then pureed with lettuce and peas for a complex star...
    • 2014 Finalists James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards Created: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      The James Beard Foundation is the most prestigious organization in the professional culinary world. Since 1986, the annual James Beard Foundation Awards honor the best chefs, restaurant professionals, food writers and other media in the industry.
    • 2014 Finalists James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast, and Journalist Awards Created: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      The James Beard Foundation is the most prestigious organization in the professional culinary world. Since 1986, the annual James Beard Foundation Awards honor the best chefs, restaurant professionals, food writers and other media in the industry.
    • IACP 2014 Food Writing Award Winners Created: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) have announced their 2014 Awards Winners. The IACP Cookbook Awards are given out annually to honor excellence in cookbook writing and publishing. The IACP also presents the Bert Greene Awards for Food Journalism, in Magazine, Internet, and Newspaper categories. The IACP bestows Awards of Excellence to individuals and organizations in a number of categories.
    • Chocolate, Banana, and Graham Cracker Icebox Cake Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Sometimes simple is the best! Milk chocolate, eggs, cream, bananas, graham crackers, and a pinch of salt - that's all you need for a fantastic dessert that will make everyone happy!
    • Fried Sweet-Tea Chicken with Sweet-Tea Syrup Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      What is more Southern than Fried Chicken and Sweet Tea? Why not combine the two for one delicious treat! Chicken brined in sweet tea with lemon and thyme, then fried up to a deep golden brown. Pe...
    • Buttermilk Fried Quail with Ajax Gravy Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Classic Southern fried cuisine with wild game for the main course, along with bacon flavored butter beans and lots and lots of gravy!
    • Interesting Facts of the 86th Oscars Governors Ball Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      A lot of work goes into serving the 86th Academy Award’s 1,500 Governors Ball guests, which will include Oscar winners, nominees, presenters and telecast participants. Here are some interesting facts about the enormous amount of kitchen staff (Wolfgang Puck can't do everything himself) and food needed to produce Hollywood's biggest party of the year!
    • The 86th Academy Awards Governors Ball Menu Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      It's time again for the most glamorous award show of the year, the Oscars. For the 20th consecutive year, Chef Wolfgang Puck (Wolfgang Puck Restaurants) will create and prepare the menu for the Governors Ball, the official after-party of the Academy Awards. Chef Wolfgang Puck and his team will serve his exquisite dishes to 1,500 Ball guests - Oscar winners, nominees, other stars and their guests.
    • Top 12 Fruits and Vegetables You Should Buy Organic - Why Buy Organic? Created: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      There's lots of reasons to buy organic. The USDA's own tests show that most non-organic produce contain residual pesticides even after washing. The long term effects of consuming these pesticides has not been sufficiently studied, but they can't be good for you. Here is a list of the fruits and vegetables most contaminated and which you should buy organic if possible.
    • The 86th Academy Awards Governors Ball Menu Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      It's time again for the most glamorous award show of the year, the Oscars. For the 20th consecutive year, Chef Wolfgang Puck (Wolfgang Puck Restaurants) will create and prepare the menu for the Governors Ball, the official after-party of the Academy Awards. Chef Wolfgang Puck and his team will serve his exquisite dishes to 1,500 Ball guests - Oscar winners, nominees, other stars and their guests.
    • 86th Academy Awards Governors Ball Menu Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      It's time again for the most glamorous award show of the year, the Oscars. For the 19th consecutive year, Chef Wolfgang Puck will create and prepare the menu for the Governors Ball, the official afterparty of the Academy Awards. Chef Wolfgang Puck and his team will serve his exquisite dishes to 1,500 Ball guests - Oscar winners, nominees, other stars and their guests.
    • Top 10 Irish Recipes for St. Patrick's Day Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Looking for something delicious for your St. Patrick's Day celebration? Here is a collection of ten great Irish recipes - some traditional recipes direct from Ireland and a few more modern dishes f...
    • Almond Meal Cookies with Coconut and Cacao Nibs Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      I'm the first to admit that gluten-free cookies are not my first choice. These delicious goodies might just change your mind like they did mine. Almond meal is the base with shredded coconut and ca...
    • Vegetarian Chili Verde Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Here is a beautifully light dish that is very healthy and delicious. There are no beans in this chili verde but instead a wonderful assortment of chilies, potatoes, tomatillos, and onion - along wi...
    • 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists Created: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      The James Beard Foundation is the most prestigious organization in the professional culinary world. Since 1986, the annual James Beard Foundation Awards honor the best chefs, restaurant professionals, food writers and other media in the industry. Here are the semifinalists for the Restaurant and Chef catagories.
    • The Best Food of the Month Clubs Created: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014
      Why give a gift just once when you can give someone a gift every month of the year? Some of the most respectable producers of delicious foods out there offer incredible food-of-the-month clubs to f...
    • Top Places to Buy Seafood Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Finding great seafood can be more difficult than the actual cooking itself. If you live far from the ocean or in a small town, your choices can be very limited. Luckily, with modern shipping and ...

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