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    August 22, 2014

    Whole Foods One Day Rotisserie Chicken Sale: Weekend Recipes for Your Whole Roasted Bird

    Roasted chicken might just be everyone's go-to comfort meal. In celebration of the crispy yet juicy bird, Whole Foods is hosting a one-day national sale today on their humanely raised, antibiotic-free and all organic seasoned whole roasted chicken. Five dollars will get you a long way today -- din ... More >>

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    June 12, 2014

    Hedy Goldsmith Inspired by Rare Rum: A Cupcake is Born (Recipe)

    If you've ever wondered how a recipe is created, here's a chance to get inside the head of one of Miami's sweetest chefs. Michael's Genuine Food & Drink's executive pastry chef, Hedy Goldsmith, has created a Stormy Seven Fathoms cupcake with coconut lime frosting. The cupcake is an Island holiday i ... More >>

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    April 18, 2014

    Make Eating House's Cap'n Crunch Pancakes at Home (Recipe)

    This Sunday, while a good portion of the world celebrates Easter, a growing number of people will embrace a different holiday: 4/20. On this auspicious holiday, people who embrace pot (or at least think the legalization of it is the only sane thing to do), will commemorate the day by baking (browni ... More >>

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    March 26, 2014

    How Salad Dressing Can Save Your Life

    Salad dressing is incredibly important, and it's not dramatic to say it can save your life. But not just any salad dressing. It has to be the right one, and the right salad dressing will generally be one you make yourself. A thoughtfully crafted homemade salad dressing can help you accomplish two ... More >>

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    February 26, 2014

    Recipes From Whole Foods' Go for the Green Cooking Competition

    Whole Foods is on a mission. In addition to wresting control of Americans' grocery shopping from the likes of uncouth competitors like Publix and Ralph's, it is also all about healthful eats. And the Health Starts Here (HSH) program is designed to promote just that. HSH is the chain's in-store labe ... More >>

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    February 23, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Master Griller Chris Lilly Shares Barbecue Tips, Recipe for Sauce

    The only problem with Chris Lilly's beef brisket is that from here on in -- all others will pale in comparison. Tender and expertly seasoned, the succulent meat was all anyone wanted to talk about during the question and answer session following yesterday's barbecue seminar. Titled "Mapping the Sauc ... More >>

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    February 12, 2014

    Get a Free Lobster Tail at Whole Foods Plus Valentine's Recipe

    With Valentine's Day just a couple of days away, you're probably scrambling to get reservations at one of the many places offering a romantic dinner for two priced at less than $100 per person. Let's face it though, going on to dinner for Valentine's Day is overrated. The kitchen is more often tha ... More >>

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    February 10, 2014

    Make Perfect Strawberry Ice Cream For Valentine's Day (Photos)

    Know this: When making ice cream, water is your greatest enemy. It forms tiny icicles in your sweet treat, tarnishing its smooth texture with a harsh frost. Worst of all, it sneaks up on you in many ways. Water is in milk, fruits, mix-ins, even on your rinsed ice cream scooper. The key to making p ... More >>

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    January 27, 2014

    Rosa Mexicano's Super Bowl of Guac: Make it for Game Day

    The Super Bowl is this Sunday, February 2 and, unless you plan to freeze your ass off in New Jersey, you've got two game day choices in Miami: either go to a restaurant to watch the game or have a house party. If you're hosting a party, there are certain items you absolutely cannot do without: red ... More >>

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    November 29, 2013

    Leftover Lunch: Mashed Potato Pancakes (Recipe)

    Despite your best efforts to consume your weight in turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes, your refrigerator is still stuffed to the brim with leftovers. Fail. Ron Swanson would be totally unimpressed by your eating abilities. But all that extra food has gotta go somewhere. Instead of the standard h ... More >>

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    November 27, 2013

    Real Housewives of Miami's Ana Quincoces Shares Recipe for Pumpkin Tres Leches

    Not all Thanksgiving dinners are created equally. While the usual turkey and trimmings always make for a delicious meal, trading in pumpkin pie for pumpkin tres leche is an easy way to add Cuban flare to your holiday. And let's be honest, leche condensada (condensed milk) makes everything better. T ... More >>

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    November 27, 2013

    Andrew Carmellini, David Bracha, Paula DaSilva, and Brian Nasajon's Thanksgiving Recipes

    Wednesdays suck -- except when it's the hump day before Thanksgiving. The five-day weekend is just around the corner. But this time can also be stressful, particularly if you're still scrambling for the perfect holiday recipes. Fret no longer. From organic turkey to butternut squash soup, Miami's l ... More >>

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    November 26, 2013

    DB Bistro's Jason Pringle Builds the Perfect Turkey Sandwich (Recipe)

    On Black Friday, most of us will just stuff leftover turkey between two slices of white bread and call it a day. But we're selling ourselves short. An extra bit of effort can yield bigger -- and tastier -- rewards. On Thanksgiving day, DB Bistro Moderne will be handing out complimentary to-go turke ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    Vegan Thanksgiving Desserts: Pumpkin "Cheezecake," Pecan Pie, Pecan Caramel Truffles (Recipes)

    Thanksgiving can be rough for vegans. Even side dishes tend to be packed with animal products, like chicken broth and heavy cream. But expend a little effort, and it's not as tough as you might imagine to concoct a cruelty-free menu. Short Order's own Camille Lamb is the Whole Foods Coral Gables' h ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013

    The Federal's Cesar Zapata Shares the Creepiest Halloween Recipe Ever

    The Federal Food Drink & Provision's chef Cesar Zapata is known for getting creative when it comes to recipes, so who better than him to ask for a creepy recipe that we can serve at our Halloween party this year. We gave him three basic criteria: It had to look gross, it had to taste good, and it ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013

    Love & Vegetables Vegan Crab Cakes: "They Taste a Hell of a Lot Like Crab" (Recipe)

    Have you ever heard of mock apple pie? In The Man Who Ate Everything, Jeffrey Steingarten references an early-19th-century pie recipe that uses smashed Ritz crackers instead of apples. Flavored with cinnamon, sugar, and lemon juice, the crackers taste just like fruit. Sometimes, seasonings can fo ... More >>

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    July 22, 2013

    Taste of the Nation Thursday: Gotham Steak's Prime Beef Tartare (Recipe)

    This Thursday, Miami's best chefs will utilize their collective culinary skills to combat childhood hunger at Taste of the Nation -- a gastronomic gathering that benefits Share Our Strength, the nation's leading anti-hunger group. A great cause, gourmet eats -- what's not to love? Of course, many ... More >>

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    July 3, 2013

    Fourth of July Vegan Feast Courtesy of Whole Foods Market

    Each year, we celebrate our country's independence by sharing a meal with family and friends, then watching the skies light up as a cap to the festivities. And, in most cases, that meal happens to be from the grill. We're not sure why burgers and hot dogs became the classic all-American meal (espec ... More >>

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    July 1, 2013

    Fourth of July Berry Flag Cake: Top Pastry Chef Edition (Recipe)

    No dessert says Fourth of July more than a berry flag cake. But we're getting a little tired of seeing the same old thing at the barbecue every year. That's where the Best Pastry Chef in Miami comes in. The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort's executive pastry chef, Antonio Bachour, invited us into his k ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    Two Miami Mixologists Compete Today in U.S. Bartender of the Year Showdown

    Julio Cabrera (Regent Cocktail Club) and Michael Parish (Broken Shaker) are heading to the Big Apple to represent the 305 in one of the country's most prestigious bartending competitions -- the U.S. Bartenders' Guild (USBG) and World Class U.S. "U.S. Bartender of the Year" competition. Both Miami mi ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013

    Chef Wheeler del Torro, Author of Django Unchained Cookbook, to Take on Luther Campbell in Chef Battle

    Chef Wheeler del Torro will take on Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell in an Iron Chef-style battle. It all goes down March 16 at 7 p.m. (smack dab in the middle of Winter Music Conference) at the Shore Club. The event is part of chef del Torro's daylong business boot camp where he teaches budding entrepr ... More >>

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    March 4, 2013

    Irish Car Bomb Jell-O Shots for St. Patrick's Day: A Recipe (Photos)

    St. Paddy's Day is around the corner, and we're so over the same tired traditions that get trotted out every year. Green beer, corned beer and cabbage, shamrock shakes, yadda-yadda-yadda. Where's the originality? This year, think outside the boozy box and delight your alcoholic friends with these e ... More >>

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    February 24, 2013

    SoBeWFF: With Enough Wine, You Too Can Cook Like Robert Irvine

    Robert Irvine is kind of a bad ass. In addition to his buffed up bod (which we've been lucky enough to see shirtless at last year's SoBeWFF), he's got the vast array of knowledge to school many an amateur (and pro) chef. Last night, he was on hand to help sauced up cooks prepare pasta tableside. Ir ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    Homemade Ice Cream for Valentine's Day

    Making ice cream at home is no easy feat. First, the home cook must purchase an ice cream maker -- typically at about $60 or $70. Then, the churned cream aficionado must master techniques such as tempering and things like emulsified egg yolks. And it all takes a very, very long time. Many ice cream ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    Twinkie Withdrawal? Hedy Goldsmith Shows Us How To Make Red Velvet Twinks

    The last batch of Twinkies has left the building. According to Fox News, the very last shipment of Twinkies was shipped to Chicago's Jewel-Osco grocery chain this week. 20,000 boxes of Twinkies, and 5,000 boxes of Ding Dongs, Zingers, and Orange Cupcakes were flying out of the store, in what was dub ... More >>

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    December 14, 2012

    Latkes for Hanukkah: Joshua Marcus of Josh's Deli Shares His Recipe

    If you want to make latkes like Joshua Marcus of Josh's Deli, then you must first make chicken soup. After you have made chicken soup, then you must cool it in the refrigerator. After a few hours, a white, pasty substance will rise to the brim of the surface. Skim it off with a spoon and reserve. T ... More >>

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    December 12, 2012

    Challah for Hanukkah: Step-By-Step Guide

    The best holiday dinners go down a little like this: the host or hostess drops off a juicy, slow-cooked brisket, a platter of latkes, and a golden homemade challah atop a linen-topped dining room table. Eyes light up. Is it the candles or all the champagne? We just don't know. Everyone sighs and mur ... More >>

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    November 15, 2012

    Thanksgiving Recipe: Gouda Tater Tots From Meat Market's Sean Brasel

    Thanksgiving is only a week away. Friends and family are making the trek to Miami for a little well-needed sunshine and you're tasked with preparing a fabulous dinner. Don't stress because Short Order's got your back. We've asked Miami's hottest chefs and bartenders for tips and recipes to make your ... More >>

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    November 15, 2012

    A Caribbean Thanksgiving: Kris Wessel Shares His Recipe for Pigeon Pea Rice

    It's a muggy, hot afternoon in mid-November and Santo Domingo's congested streets are packed with whizzing motorcyclists and banged-up taxis. Sidewalks are lined with vendors selling dried-up holiday pine trees. Across the bustling Caribbean city, eateries offer a variety of catered Thanksgiving din ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    Three Cool Raw Vegan Soups for the Hottest Days of Summer

    A few months ago, before temperatures skyrocketed, I received a copy of Eat Raw, Eat Well, a cookbook by Douglas McNish containing 400 raw, vegan, and gluten-free recipes. I took a look at the cover - it pictures swirls of colorful raw vegetable "pasta" shaved from the original plants, an effect sur ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    Gabriel Orta and Tequila Don Julio: Easy Tequila Cocktails To Make at Home

    The Broken Shaker Returns to Miami BeachBest Bartender 2012: Gabriel OrtaAs I walked into the W Hotel South Beach, I was greeted by a friendly gentleman who immediately whisked me to a suite on the 14th floor. Upon opening the door, I was pleased to find two amazing sights: a panoramic view of South ... More >>

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    July 3, 2012

    The Federal's Smokey Texan Laundry List For Your Fourth of July

    This Fourth of July, Short Order is all set to fire up the grill, call up some friends and kick it poolside with some good 'ole fashioned Texan barbecue, all thanks to a chat we had with the masterminds behind The Federal Food Drink & Provisions.Since you won't be able to go to the Federal this ... More >>

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    July 2, 2012

    Best Coleslaw in Miami for Fourth of July: Joe's, R&T, and Andrew Carmellini

    What do fried chicken, ribs and burgers on July 4 have in common? Creamy, sweet, all-American coleslaw baby. Your stars and stripes barbecue won't be complete until you side it with the right slaw. Here are our top choices for a fill of the Independence Day classic, along with a special recipe from ... More >>

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    May 24, 2012

    Grilling With Beer: Spare Ribs, Brats, and Braised Red Cabbage

    Happy Memorial Day, Miami. If there's sun -- and the forecast calls for an end to this damn rain -- you will want to grill out with an ice-cold beer in hand. But when you're sipping on that brewski while the blazing-hot charcoals reach proper temperature, consider using beer as an ingredient for you ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Eating House, The Broken Shaker Turn Easter Candy Into a Boozy Brunch

    On Sunday, the Easter Bunny will hippity hop over to Miami, leaving a trail of candy in his wake. You could just eat the Peeps and Cadbury creme eggs he leaves you-- or you can turn them into a delicious boozy Easter brunch.We asked Miami's favorite pop-ups -- Eating House and the Broken Shaker to s ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Best Indoor BBQ Pulled Pork You Will Ever Have

    Indoor pulled pork: you won't know the difference.​"Indoor" and "barbecue" are two words one never likes to hear placed back-to-back in a sentence -- especially when preceded by the phrase "you are invited to". We all know what this means: Meats and/or poultry baked in an oven with a lot of Open P ... More >>

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    December 7, 2011

    Hatuey Beer-Glazed Ham for the Holidays

    ​This Hatuey Beer-glazed ham can be gracing your holiday table in just 18 days -- or a lot less time than that if you decide to bake one for dinner tonight. Yesterday we talked with Anler Morejon, project manager for Bacardi U.S.A. Inc. and brand manager of Hatuey (ah-TWAY), the iconic Cuban beer ... More >>

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    November 23, 2011

    Anything-But-Ordinary Cranberry Sauce Recipe

    Ready for a cranberry sauce that will punch your mouth in the face and call your momma a dirty hooker? I thought so. Even better, a diabetic can enjoy this tasty relish all the same.Before you ask, no, a fancy chef did not pass this down; it wasn't picked out of a magazine either. A wise sage once t ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    Recipe: Sharon's Spicy Tamarind Sauce Adds a Kick to Your Shrimp

    ​The Kahn siblings have entered the hot sauce world blazing trails with their homemade dippings. Using a family recipe and nothing but natural ingredients, Captain Rick's Hot Sauce and Sharon's Spicy Tamarind keep you smokin' hot.Click here to learn how their sauces are featured at long-time Miami ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    Turn Take-Out Into Stay-In: Chinese Honey Chicken Recipe

    By Wedinator.comBe the King or Queen of Take Out​Who says your kitchen can't be your go to spot for (MSG-free hopefully) Chinese take-out. Break out your chop sticks, plug in that rice cooker, and in under 30 minutes you'll have a sweet and savory dinner on the table so good, you'll wanna change y ... More >>

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    September 5, 2011

    Southern Cocktail With a Twist: Lemongrass Mint Julep

    Photo by Anais AlexandreA cocktail to cure any ailment.​According to Merriam-Webster, a julep is a nectarous syrup, sometimes mixed with alcohol or medicine. (And who wouldn't be cured by that?)You have to admit there is a certain romantic appeal to pre-prohibition cocktails. A mint julep, the Ken ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011

    Homemade Pretzels: Be Your Own Auntie Annes

    By Anais AlexandreHoney Sage Pretzel with Grainy Mustard​Why do shopping malls hide Auntie Annes Pretzels in the midst of rambunctious chaos when all we want is that salty, and sometimes sweet, twisted-up treat? No, we don't want to go through a marathon and get spritzed in the eye by aggressive p ... More >>

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    August 16, 2011

    Three Recipes to Whet Your Appetite for Avocado

    Photo by Anais AlexandreThe marvelous things we can do with this baby​Think an avocado is just for hum-drum guac?! Well think again! Here are 3 simple recipes you never knew you could do with avocado. All recipes have been tried & tested!Note: To test an avocado for ripeness give it a loving s ... More >>

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    August 16, 2011

    Hedy Goldsmith's Macallan 12-Year-Old Sherry Oak Spiced Pecans Recipe

    Laine DossHedy Goldsmith's spiced pecans taste like a crisp fall afternoon.​Earlier this week, we interviewed Michael's Genuine Food & Drink executive pastry chef, Hedy Goldsmith. If you missed the interview, read Part 1 and Part 2. As promised, we're bringing you a recipe from Hedy's kit ... More >>

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    August 12, 2011

    Making Flatbread At Home With Chef Oscar del Rivero

    Peacock Garden Cafe​It's one of those things everyone is reluctant to make for themselves. Baking bread just seems like so much more of a pain in the ass than simply picking up a loaf at the grocery store. Sure, the visual will be just as pleasing if you buy focaccia or lavash, cover it in accoutr ... More >>

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    August 11, 2011

    Scarpetta's Creamy Polenta with Fricassee of Truffled Mushrooms

    ​Scott Conant is no novice in the kitchen. With five Scarpetta locations and his new D.O.C.G Enoteca making some noise in Vegas this ambitious chef has his plate full. But a visit to his kitchen shows us that he hasn't lost that magic touch when it comes to preparing a killer dish. His creamy pole ... More >>

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    August 2, 2011

    Crumb on Parchment: Oh, Those Savory Scones (Recipe)

    Lesley ElliottBacon, date, and blue cheese scones​Michelle Bernstein was kind enough to post her recipe for Crumb on Parchment's cherry-vanilla scones on Tasting Table. If you haven't had the pleasure, the scones are oversize and somehow both dense and fluffy. It's quite an achievement. The scone ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    Beer-Marinated Beef for the Suds Lover Who Can't Get Enough

    ​Whether you're looking at a fridge full of beer left over from the 4th of July barbecue or you've decided to test your brewing skills with the folks at Brewbox Miami, this recipe for beer-marinated beef is sure to please a crowd.Marinating flesh in dark beer  gives it a tender and m ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Richard Hales, Part 3: Sakaya Kitchen's Dae Ji Grilled Baby Back Ribs

    Richard Hales, chef and owner of Midtown hotspot Sakaya Kitchen, spoke with Short Order about his love for Thailand and about the trials of food trucks. He then was kind enough to share with all of us a recipe for a dish worth trying to make at home. Dae Ji Grilled Baby Back RibsDry Rub Sp ... More >>

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    June 24, 2011

    Harry Potter's Pumpkin Pasties Are Just Like Empanadas

    ​Harry Potter is everywhere this summer. An announcement came from J.K. Rowling yesterday about Pottermore, an interactive site, and the final film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, is just three weeks away. With the end of the Potter-era fast approaching, we decided to cave into the n ... More >>

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