May 2016 Blog Posts (64)

Only Two More Chef Demos Left In The 2016 Golden Chef Series

 
This year’s…
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Added by OCfoodies on May 26, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Carl's Jr. And Hardee's Sixth Annual Stars For Heroes Campaign

Carl’s Jr.®and Hardee’s® reminds active duty military, veterans and their families that they’re all “stars” with the launch of its sixth annual Stars for Heroes™ fundraising campaign. The program, which has raised more than $5 million since its inception in 2011. Funds raised during this year’s campaign, taking place at participating Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurant locations nationwide, will support national charity partners,Gary…

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Added by Kelli on May 24, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Pizzeria Sapori Is One Of The Best

Since their opening last spring, Pizzeria Sapori has been a local favorite with Newport Beach residents and pizza lovers in Southern California. Italian magazine,…

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Added by Kelli on May 24, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Memorial Day At Holsteins Shakes And Buns

Holsteins Shakes and Buns is celebrating Memorial Day Weekend with the over-the-top, delicious Backyard Burger. Combining elements from a classic outdoor barbecue, the Backyard Burger features an 8-ounce beef patty, grilled hot dog and barbecued pulled pork topped with all-American coleslaw, barbecue…

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Added by Kelli on May 24, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

New Fresh Brothers Location In Laguna Niguel

To kick off the grand opening of their new location in Laguna Niguel, Fresh Brothers will host two “Pay What You Want” fundraisers benefiting several local schools. On May 25th the new store will hold a fundraiser benefitting Laguna Niguel Elementary School, Marian Bergeson Elementary and Community Roots Academy. On May 26 the fundraiser will benefit Aliso Niguel High School.

The first…

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Added by Kelli on May 24, 2016 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Everything’s Coming Up Rosé At CUCINA enoteca

Toast to la dolce vita during CUCINA’s 2nd annual SUMMER IN PINK Celebration! No matter if you’re new to rosé or looking to fine-tune your taste buds, CUCINA’s consummate wine experts have curated a specialty flight of top rosé picks to help summertime sippers discover their new favorite bottle of bubbly.…

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Added by Kelli on May 24, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Ecology Center’s 8th Annual Green Feast Farm-to-Table Dinner

It's time to buy your tickets for the 8th Annual Green Feast farm-to-table fundraiser, hosted by Chef Alice Waters on June 18th at The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano (32701 Alipaz Street). Alice Waters has pioneered the concept of eating locally and seasonally, launched one of the most renowned…

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Added by Kelli on May 24, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

It's Tea Time At American Tea Room

American Tea Room’s at the Fashion Island location is launching “Tea Service,” a modern version of high…

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Added by Kelli on May 24, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

New For Summer At Slice Deli & Cakery

Slice Deli & Cakery’s new Summer menu items focus on meats cured in-house and smoked for hours on site complemented with artisan goods including house-baked breads made from scratch daily, and fresh herbs picked from the Slice garden.

Slice Deli and Cakery’s new Summer…

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Added by Kelli on May 24, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Poached Pears with Chocolate Sauce by Paulding & Company

Ingredients~

3 Cups water

1 1/2 Cups sugar

slivered zest from one orange

1 vanilla bean

6 small almost-ripe pears, preferably a firm…

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Added by Kelli on May 24, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Summer Recipe Guide

BBQ's. The Beach. Poolside Party's. Picnic's  in the park . It's that time of year again when we head outside and don't look back. We have put together a Summer recipe guide to make your summer awesome! 

Cocktails~…

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Added by Kelli on May 18, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Grilled Fruit Kebabs With White Chocolate Drizzle

Ingredients~

1 Cup blackberries

1 Cup chopped strawberries

2 Cups chopped pineapple

Other fruit if desired (kiwi, peaches, and bananas would all work great!)

1 Cup white chocolate chips

1 Tablespoon vegetable oil

Skewer sticks, for…

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Added by Kelli on May 18, 2016 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Roasted Balsamic Strawberries with Mascarpone Cream Pop

Ingredients~

1 1/4 Cups strawberries

2 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 1/2 Cuos sugar syrup

1/3 Cup mascarpone cheese

1/2 Cup cream

Directions~

Preheat the oven to 200 F. Take the tops off the strawberries and place in a small roasting…

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Added by Kelli on May 18, 2016 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

Ingredients~

1 large Angel Food Cake

2 cartons of strawberries

1 large tub of cool whip, thawed

Directions~

Wash and dry strawberries. Cut the green tops off of the strawberries. Slice the strawberries and set aside. Cube the Angel food cake…

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Added by Kelli on May 18, 2016 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Pina Colada Sorbet

Ingredients~

1 fresh pineapple, cubed

1 Cup light canned coconut milk

2/3 Cup granulated sugar

Juice of a lime

2 Tablespoons dark rum

½ teaspoon coconut extract (optional)

Directions~

Add all of the ingredients to a blender and…

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Added by Kelli on May 18, 2016 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Strawberry Hand Pies

Ingredients~

1 Pie Crust

3 cups strawberries cut into 1/2-inch pieces

4 Tablespoons granulated sugar

2 Tablespoons cornstarch

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 egg

1 Tablespoon water

1/4 cup sanding sugar, for…

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Added by Kelli on May 18, 2016 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Mexican Street Corn

Ingredients~

5 ears fresh corn, husked

For the Spread:

1/4 Cup mayonnaise

2 Tablespoons sour cream

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

Juice from one lime

For the Topping:

1/4 Cup grated Cotija cheese

1 teaspoon smoked paprika (or chili powder if…

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Added by Kelli on May 18, 2016 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Peach Basil Moscow Mule

Ingredients~

¼ Cup fresh basil

1 large lemon (quartered)

8 oz. peach vodka

24 oz. ginger beer

Directions~

Fill four glasses with ice. Preferably copper cups, but any cocktail glass will work. Add 2 oz vodka and 6 oz ginger beer to each…

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Added by Kelli on May 18, 2016 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Orange Creamsicle

Ingredients~

1 part vanilla vodka cold

6 part orange soda

Vanilla ice cream



Directions~

If desired, fill a large glass with ice, pour orange soda in glass, then add vanilla vodka. add a scoop of vanilla cream on top and serve…

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Added by Kelli on May 18, 2016 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Grilled Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Ingredients~

3 Portabello mushroom caps

1 Tablespoon canola oil

4 oz. reduced-fat cream cheese, softened

1 Cup grated extra sharp cheddar cheese

1 Clove garlic, grated or finely minced

2 Cups firmly packed fresh spinach, finely chopped

salt and…

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Added by Kelli on May 18, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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