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Gourmet Date Night Dinner for Two

    I am thrilled to say my first teaching experience in Tallahassee last weekend was a success! My “Love at First Bite” cooking class, demo and dinner at Browns Kitchen Center sold out so quickly that I was asked to do it again the next night! I had the honor of teaching two different fun […]

Hearts of Palm w/ Watercress Honey Vinaigrette

Hearts of Palm with Watercress Honey Vinaigrette Recipe By Chef Shashank Agety A refreshing vegetable dish with a lot of flavor. Ingredients: 3 bunches of watercress 1 clove of garlic 1 clove of shallot 2 oz. of white vinegar 3 oz. of olive oil 1 oz. of honey 1 dash of Worchester sauce Salt and […]

Macadamia-Crusted Mahi-Mahi Recipe

Macadamia-Crusted Mahi-Mahi Recipe By Shashank Agtey Published: February 2, 2015 This is a lovely fish entree that is enhanced with the flavors of macadamia nuts. Ingredients: 8 oz. of mahi-mahi 1 oz. of lemon juice 1 c. of white wine 1 tsp. of Worchester sauce 2 tbsp. of whole butter 1/4 c. of panko breadcrumbs […]

Mustard-Rubbed Rack of Lamb w/ Cherry-Walnut Sauce

Ingredients: 8 bone rack of lamb 1 tbsp. of coarse ground mustard ½ c. of panko breadcrumbs 1 can of black cherries in a light sauce 1 tbsp. of whole butter 1 oz. of Kirschwasser black cherry liqueur 1 handful of toasted walnuts Rock salt and black pepper to taste Lamb: Pre-heat the oven to […]

Love at First Bite: Attend my Gourmet Cooking Class!

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you’re like me, you’re dreading the restaurant scene. Even with a reservation the wait can be extremely long and the crowded environment turns an intimate dinner for two into a loud, uncomfortable experience. Instead of wasting your money on overpriced meals for an impersonal experience, why not stay at […]

Easy New Year’s Eve Appetizers

When I think about what makes a really great New Year’s Eve party, I immediately recognize the importance of being with the most-loved people in your life to ring in the new year — to celebrate your successes and relish in the memories of the past year while toasting to an even better year ahead. But what else makes a […]

Savory Holiday Meal Inspiration

Like a birthday or anniversary, the holiday season is a special time of year when you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging in sweet treats and decadent meals. After all, it’s a time to enjoy yourself with the people and things you love most. (And can serve as an opportunity to reward yourself for […]

Savory Caponata Recipe by The Sidewalk Chef

As the holiday season begins and commitments start to pile up, a simple and healthy meal at home might be just what Sidewalkers need to take a break from the madness! Caponata is a cooked vegetable medley that originated in Sicily. Traditionally it is made with eggplant, capers and other vegetables and sauces but there […]

Feeding the Hungry This Thanksgiving

When we think of the Thanksgiving holiday, we picture turkeys, full bellies and joyous gatherings with family and friends. As we reflect upon the past year, I hope everyone is able to remember what is important: family, friends, health and happiness. Thanksgiving is a great time to acknowledge our blessings and to show thanks by […]