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Main Dish Recipes

  • Dining

    May 26, 2011
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    May 12, 2011

    Dog Eat Dog at Totally Truckin' Thursdays: New Location With Beer Pong

    Dog Eat Dog, the new all-dog truck rolls out tonight at TTT​Totally Truckin' Thursdays rolls into its new home tonight in a big way. TTT will instantly become one of the larger rallies tonight as 40 food trucks serve dinner from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at Century Marketplace on NW Eighth Street and ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Vita by Baoli Serves Classic Tournedos Rossini

    ​Serious culinary students learn about tournedos Rossini the way aspiring rock 'n' rollers pick up the licks to "Johnny B. Goode." It's a classic. On the other hand, you see tournedos Rossini on contemporary menus about as often as you hear the Chuck Berry tune on contemporary radio. But ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011
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    March 23, 2011

    Ten Really Overpriced Miami Restaurant Dishes

    ​There are overpriced dishes, and then there are really overpriced dishes. And the tough part wasn't finding ten such sucker deals, but whittling down the list to only ten. Once you peruse a hundred or so Miami restaurant menus, it becomes clear that there are bad deals to be had across the spectr ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011
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    March 9, 2011

    Try This Recipe from Xixon's Jon Gonzalez at Paella Parade Tonight

    Photo from Frederick Wildman and Sons on FlickrAs Lee Klein reported last week, tonight the Miami Film Festival is holding a paella-off, so we're giving you a sneak peek at one of the selections being offered. Check out what Xixon's Jon Gonzalez is stirring up (especially since Klein considers ... More >>

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    March 4, 2011

    Google Recipes: We Typed in "Penis" So You Don't Have To

    You're cooking what?​I love Google Recipes, the new search engine for cooks. Instead of Googling "pizza" and getting 300,000 places that deliver, the results will only include ways to actually make a pizza. Great idea! Hmmmm, I thought, If it works for "pizza," would it ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    Vegan Alert: Get Nutritional Yeast at SoBe's Apple A Day

    Camille LambNutritional yeast packs the B-12 most vegans lack​I hate saying the words "nutritional yeast" out loud. It sounds like the most unappetizing product ever cultured. And truthfully, it can be. Try putting a straight spoonful of the powder in your mouth. If you don't suffocate on accident ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011
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    February 10, 2011
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    February 3, 2011
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    January 20, 2011
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    January 13, 2011
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    January 11, 2011

    Pork Rillettes Recipe From Pâtés & Other Marvelous Meat Loaves

    Can't say I'm a big fan of rillettes, a specialty of France's Loire Valley. It gets made by slow-cooking the meat in fat, then shredding and mixing it with some of the fat and chilling it to a fatty, porky spread for toast or bread. The chilled fat reminds me of schmaltz, or chicken fat, which in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Kasha Varnishkas Recipe From The Brooklyn Cookbook

    ​Kasha varnishkas is an Eastern European dish that mixes bow-tie noodles, kasha grain, and caramelized onions. It's a hearty dish served warm, and one that I grew up eating from time to time.When I was chef at an upscale take-out shop in Manhattan called Mangia, I made my own version of the dish, ... More >>

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    December 21, 2010

    Gastronaut Jones: A Food Blog by Jarrett Hann of Animal Tropical

    Photo by Christina Villamor​Ever since we discovered the food blog Gastronaut Jones, we've been intrigued. Not only do we love the name, the blog chronicles some interesting kitchen experiments. Think pork skin cannoli, pig's tongue confit and more approachable dishes like butternut squash gnocchi ... More >>

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    December 20, 2010

    Christmas Leftover Recipe: Ham with Redeye Gravy

    Then again, there's always this option instead.​Too early to post a after-Christmas Day recipe, you say? Be prepared is how I counter. Plus I'm not going to be blogging the day after Christmas, so you might as well tuck away this really easy, absolutely tasty recipe for ham steaks with redeye grav ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 2, 2010
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    November 18, 2010

    Kurtis Jantz's Pumpkin Cake with Foie Gras Buttercream

    Chef Kurtis Jantz​As the executive chef at the Trump International Beach Resort in Sunny Isles, Kurtis Jantz oversees the entire food and beverage operation for the resort. This is one busy man, and most of his Thanksgivings are spent working."My tradition is definitely working it," Jantz told us. ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010

    Moroccan Chicken with Olives and Preserved Lemons Recipe

    Not your typical French fare, huh?​In yesterday's interview with Joan Nathan, the author mentioned that she collected the recipes for her book Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking from French folks. Here's a tasty one from Celine Bénitah, a woman who hails from the Algerian ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Dena Marino's Thanksgiving Turkey with Crispy Prosciutto and Roasted Garlic

    Chef Dena Marino​Chef Dena Marino moved to Miami from Colorado last summer to head the kitchen at DeVito South Beach. The job was short lived but Marino loved Miami so much she stayed. She's now working on another Miami project about which she can't reveal much because details aren't final yet. An ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Miami Heat Home Opener: A Recipe

    Photo by Riki AltmanWrap it up--just like the Heat.These recipes are from Levy's Restaurants, the Chicago-based company that handles all the food you'll eat next week at the American Airlines Arena, when the Miami Heat plays its home opener. If you're too lazy to make these simple recipes at home, l ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Stone Crab Season Begins Today!

    ​Stone crab lovers, get ready: The season officially begins today and runs through May 15, 2011.The sweet and succulent claw meat of stone crabs is one of Florida's famous delicacies. The crustaceans live in waters off North Carolina to the Yucatan Peninsula, and 2.4 million claws were harvested c ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010

    Chef Perre Sudre's Seared Roasted Chilean Sea Bass Recipe

    Sudre's servin' up some serious sea bass at Sofitel.Feeling French after reading parts one and two of our interview with Chef Pierre Sudre from the Sofitel's La Riviera? Give this recipe a go!Seared Roasted Chilean Sea Bass with Espelette Pepper and Grilled Artichoke Hearts Over Kalamata TapenadeSer ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 7, 2010
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    October 7, 2010

    POC Brings New Age Twist to the Buffet in Coral Gables

    Courtesy of POC ​A pleasant stroll up Ponce de Leon, from Miracle Mile, brings you to POC American Fusion Buffet & Sushi. The ten-day old restaurant celebrated its grand opening Tuesday evening; a triumph that was more than four years in the making. The festivities began with a ceremonial bles ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Two Fat Ladies: Full Throttle

    "Let's eat what God gave us." - Jennifer Paterson"Never trust a thin cook." - Clarissa Dickson WrightTwo Fat Ladies was my favorite cooking show of all time, which is probably why my wife bought copies of two of their books for me while she was in London. Full Throttle was the third cookbook by thes ... More >>

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    September 8, 2010

    Cookbook: Julia and Jacques Cooking At Home

    ​This is a companion volume to the PBS series of the same name. An obviously very generous friend of mine gave this autographed copy to me as a gift, and it's one of the best cookbooks I own. Mr. Pépin and Ms. Child offer complementary recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, main courses, desserts ... More >>

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    September 3, 2010

    Beer-Can Chicken Recipe for Labor Day

    via about.com​Have you ever made beer-can chicken? If you haven't, you're missing out on the juiciest grilled chicken you've ever tasted and on a few good laughs from looking at your bird perched atop a beer can on the grill. It's also incredibly easy to make, which makes it the perfect dish for t ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    Nino Pernetti's Caffe Abbracci Cookbook

    ​Nino Pernetti graciously sent me a copy of his then just-published cookbook after I'd done a short interview with him about it for Short Order  in 2008. The subtitle, His Life Story and Travels around the World, pretty much describes the narrative, in which Nino's co-authors Ferdie Pacheco a ... More >>

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    August 17, 2010

    Cookbook: The Art of Grilling

    ​I purchased this book, the followup to author Kelly McCune's best selling Grill Book, when it first came out in 1990. Can't say exactly what prompted me to do so, but looking back at it now (after years of not having done so), the recipes seem to have remained pretty up-to-date considering how mu ... More >>

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    August 13, 2010

    Zuma Chef Bjoern Weissgerber's Seared Tuna Recipe

    Zuma's Seared Tuna with Chilli Daikon and Ginger Chips​After talking to Chef Weissgerber and hearing all about the dishes he creates for Zuma our mouth was watering. Below is his recipe for Seared Tuna, made especially for the Japanese food lover in all of us.Seared Tuna with Chilli Daikon & G ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Sea Bass Ceviche with Salad From Norman's 180

    .How do we love thee, ceviche? Let us count the ways...​Since Norman Van Aken is doing a 180 by coming back to Coral Gables, partnering in the kitchen with his son and a fresh-faced Phillip Bryant, and putting local sourcing at the top of the priority list, we thought we'd mix things up a bit and ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010

    Spanish Soccer Sonata: Fabada Asturiana Made Easy

    ​Yesterday we wrote about fabada Asturiana as a way to prepare for today's Spain-Germany soccer game. If you didn't start then, maybe you can celebrate la victoria with fabada. It's a traditional Spanish stew that requires time, patience, lots of meat, and a hearty appetite. Slowly  ... More >>

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    July 5, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain's Rôti de Porc au Lait

    Travel Channel​Searing a hog and shooting some hard liquor is the only acceptable way to honor avowed pork addict and alcoholic connoisseur Anthony Bourdain. Naturally, any South Floridian's first impulse would be to stuff that mojo mofo into a caja china and let him roast till sundown. Sadly, tho ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    Grill Grrrl's Buffalo Sliders Recipe

    Robin Medlin / Grill Grrrl​Now that you have Grill Grrrl's (Robin Medlin) grilling tips from earlier, you should be ready to try her buffalo sliders. On July 4, follow Medlin's suggestion to create a slider bar by serving your favorite toppings and letting your guests create their own specialty bu ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    High School Student Lynette Bofill Wins Le Cordon Bleu Scholarship Cook-Off

    ​On June 12, 18-year-old Cuban-American high school student Lynette Bofill emerged from a field of ten young, aspiring chefs to take $10,000 in Le Cordon Bleu's Future Chef of America Culinary Scholarship Competition. Today, Lynette offers the recipe for her winning dish, chicken paprikash with br ... More >>

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    July 1, 2010

    More July 4 Recipes: Texas Brisket and BBQ Ribs From Sylvia's of Harlem

    Lee KleinCulinaria's flag of American eats​Earlier today, we kicked off our Cookbook series with a patriotic July 4th-inspired look at Culinaria: The United States (A Culinary Discovery). Now we offer two of the book's recipes that might be useful for this weekend's festivities. One is for barbecu ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    Recipe: Meatloaf Preparada

    photo by Kristin Pearce​The saying "Don't Mess with Perfection" does not always apply to cooking. Take for example a perfect meatloaf and the perfect Cuban sandwich. You may wonder how you can make each of these comfort foods better? Try combining them! Anyone who has tried this dish will te ... More >>

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    June 18, 2010

    Irish Salmon Recipe For Father's Day

    Sean O'Connell, Corporate Executive Chef and Vice President of Culinary Operations for the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, has a Father's Day recipe to share, along with a quick backstory about life with his father. The recipe is for Seared Irish Salmon with Creamy Mustard Cabbage; perhaps it is stating ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010

    Fresh Pasta a la Mexicana at Laurenzo's Italian Specialty

    Photo by Christina Staalstrom​Norma Vargas-Matus is not exactly what you would expect from a pasta maker. She's a "Mexicana" from the beautiful town of Acapulco who grew up working at her family's bakery located in the hip Condesa district of Mexico City.  Today, this latin lovely finds herse ... More >>

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    April 14, 2010

    Home Cooking: Roast Chicken Breasts with Chickpeas and Tomatoes

    Paula Niño​"Chicken again?" That was my uncle's line to my grandmother each time she served him lunch regardless of whether it was chicken or steak. Not very funny perhaps, especially not to my grandmother, who just rolled her eyes and walked away. Chicken is so easy as a dinner staple because, y ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    Exclusive Interview With Katie Lee

    One of the stars of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Katie Lee is heading to Miami in two weeks to start whipping up some of her signature Southern-flavored recipes. The gorgeous cookbook author (she has two tomes out) and former wife of crooner Billy Joel, Katie Lee is a culinary force to ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    Home Cooking: Pasta with Tomato, Basil and Garlic

    Paula Niño​So it's pasta. Dressed simply with tomatoes, garlic and olive oil. What's the big deal? I'll tell you. It's comforting, easy to make and relatively inexpensive. It never fails in those "I could care less for cooking" moments. Which typically occur on a weekday night when all you want i ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    The Genuine Kitchen: Grilled Leg of Lamb with Cranberry Salsa Verde

    Jackie Sayet​Big, fat, oven-roasted turkey - check.  Stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce - check.  Grilled leg of lamb with cranberry salsa verde? Oh yes! Check please! Whether it's Thanksgiving, or a big family get-together, this twist on a traditional staple will wow 'em.  Bone-in l ... More >>

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    November 10, 2009

    Setai's New Cocktail Menu May Make You Squeal With Delight

    Photo by Jacob KatelSetai Mixologist Paul Sevigny.​Hold on to your curly little tails, folks. It's no secret that pork flavors have somehow made their way into the world of trendy cocktails (still haven't tried a Bacontini or Bacon Bloody Mary?), so perhaps it was just a matter of time before the ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    Area 31's Gnocchi with Tuna Bolognese

    photo by adam larkey​Chef John Critchley has attracted plenty of notice and praise for his sustainable fish dishes at Area 31. Rightly so, as few chefs have made sustainability so inherent to their cuisine. Plus his simply adorned and pristine seafood preparations taste great. We asked for a ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 30, 2009

    Au Pied de Cochon: Big-City Brasserie in Miami Beach

    This brassy 24-hour eatery is just what we needed.

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    June 29, 2009

    Mario Batali's Carne Machaca Taco Filling

    Last week, Mario Batali unveiled a new recipe at an event to benefit his equally new charity, The Mario Batali Foundation.The recipe was for machaca, which comes from the Mexican word machacado -- 'pounded' or 'crushed'. The preparation originated with the ranchers and cowboys of northern Mexico, wh ... More >>

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