NEWS & ARTICLES TAGGED

COOKING

Chef Vargas Says Yes to the Caribbean and Joins Caneel Bay’s Sugar Mill Restaurant

Aug 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Tim Cotroneo

For nearly four years, Chef Mike Vargas played hard to get. Each time he received a call from Anthony "Tony" Dawodu, the Executive Chef at the Caneel Bay Resort in St. John, Vargas would reply that he would consider working at Caneel Bay — one of the most beautiful restaurants in the U.S. Virgin Islands — when the time was right. That time came in 2009, when Dawodu made Vargas an offer he couldn't refuse and the two former Boston-based chefs joined forces at the Sugar Mill Restaurant overlooking the Caribbean Sea.... Read More

Moist Almond Cake Recipe With Olive Oil and Orange Zest

Aug 21, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you enjoyed the unique olive oil recipes for baked pears and wet chocolate cake that we shared recently, you should definitely add this new recipe for almond cake to your cookbook. Utilizing orange zest and — you guessed it — olive oil, Cat Cora's Kitchen by Gaea dreamt this cake up for anyone looking to experiment in the kitchen.... Read More

Serve Tilapia Stuffed with Crabmeat at Your Next Soiree

Aug 15, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

What's better than crabmeat? Crab stuffed inside tilapia, that's what! Sent to us from the talented Maria Zoitas of Westside Market NYC , this dish would be a great way to feed party guests — whether it be for an actual meal or just fun hors d'oeuvres. If you want to add some refinement and sophistication to your evening, Zoitas suggests pairing the recipe with a nice spot of tea.... Read More

Irinox Freddy Flash Freezes Food to Fight Bacteria

Aug 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

I'll be the first to admit that sometimes I survive off the leftovers from last night's dinner, and I know I'm not alone. Between our jobs and having a social life, cooking every night just isn't plausible. The only real drawback though is that freshly cooked food stored for later never really lasts that long, whether because the appeal of old food wanes after two days or because it is legitimately unhealthy to eat.... Read More

Sweet Recipe for Baked Pears With Chocolate Ice Cream and Olive Oil

Aug 14, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Sent to us from Cat Cora's Kitchen by Gaea, this recipe for baked pears continues our experimentation with desserts and olive oil. While they may not seem to go together, Iron Chef Cat Cora thinks differently and pairs them with chocolate ice cream — which goes with anything, in our opinion. Not only is this a light alternative to that after-dinner craving, it's a great way to impress your friends and family!... Read More

Chef Christopher Haatuft and Lysverket: Forging Innovative Culinary Trends in Norway

Aug 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Located within a historic building previously known to have housed city power and light company, Lysverket and can be found in Bergen, Norway, in what is now the Bergen Art Museum. The fine dining establishment is one of the few in the world that resides inside a major art museum. That alone is fairly unusual, but the culinary creations, presentation, and environment of this restaurant is what really warrants a closer look.... Read More

Celebrate Mango Season With a Fresh and Fruit-Filled Salad

Aug 9, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you're a fan of mangos, you probably already know that August is the peak season for the tasty tropical fruit. To celebrate, The Westin Resort & Spa in Los Cabos have dedicated the entire month to celebrate by hosting their very own Mango Festival. Thanks to Executive Chef Manuel Peruyero's culinary skills, several new food and cocktail recipes have been added to the menu, each one showcasing the juicy fruit.... Read More

Wet Chocolate Cake With Olive Oil From Iron Chef Cat Cora

Aug 7, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Experimentation in the kitchen is booming, with unique new recipes being created every day. Whether it's the cooking method that's unusual or the ingredients, there's always something new to discover, including this neat recipe that combines olive oil with cake. This Wet Chocolate Cake with Olive Oil, created by Cat Cora's Kitchen by Gaea, is a light alternative to assuage that sweet tooth and seems pretty easy to make too.... Read More

Southern California's Baron's Market a Hidden Gem Among Natural Food Stores

Aug 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Squished together in a small room, sitting around four long tables, Baron’s Market employees prepare for an afternoon of eating and drinking. Each Thursday for two hours, managers, buyers, chefs and front office employees meet together in a back room to taste potential new products. In this family-owned business, those present joke with each other, laugh whole-heartedly and discuss current events. Without knowing any of them, it's hard to distinguish which attendees are related and which have become family over the years.... Read More

TV Personality Chef Johnny Prep Teaches Healthy Eating Habits to America’s Youth

Jul 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary   |  1 Comment

It's hard to keep from smiling when meeting Chef Johnny Prep. Standing at over 6 feet tall, his firm grip, toothy smile and tinge of Midwest drawl give off magnetic energy. So, it’s no surprise the former Michigan State Football star-turned-engineer-turned-classically-trained-chef is a hit on TV and online, particularly with children. The self-proclaimed soup enthusiast recently released his second family-friendly cookbook, “The Magic of Cooking with Broth."... Read More

Previous Page

Best of Luxury

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
Best Luxury Sedans
Best Hotel Pools
Best Swimwear
Best Luxury Hotels
View All Best of Luxury
THINGS WE LIKE