Recipes: Delish Dishes Using Avocados

Avocado Bruschetta

It’s time for more of my regular avo recipes. They’re delicious, good for you and so easy to prepare. Hass avos from Peru have been used in these recipes. Here’s why you should eat more avocados. Avos contain 11 of the 13 known vitamins and…

24 hours in the Eternal City

Piazza Navona

Continuing on my travels, I had a day in Rome in the summer. Not a lot of time to explore, but you can certainly pack it in…here’s how. Rome wasn’t built in a day, but that’s no surprise. It takes time to create great things and Rome is truly a great…

This is the perfect time to celebrate summer!

The DiamAndes Collection

A score of scores for Bodega DiamAndes:      Bodega DiamAndes has been making its mark on the world of wine this year, most notably due to its recent ratings in wine publications such as Wine Enthusiast (93/100) and Wine Advocate (92+), for its Gran Reserva 2008. The 2011 Viognier also made quite an impression:  it received a Silver Medal in the International Wine Challenge 2013 and an Outstanding Values score of 91 by Parker who also rated the 2011 Chardonnay 89….

Champagne Perrier-Jouët Holiday Collection 2012

perrier-jouet-blason-rose

Famed Champagne House, Perrier-Jouët, teamed up with London-based artist, Claire Coles, to create the Perrier-Jouët Collection by Claire Coles for Holiday 2012. The collection includes a series of beautiful satin cocktail bags and a champagne gift set. Blason Rosé – $80 With nature as her inspiration, Claire Coles created three designs, each reflective of the style of the House of Perrier-Jouët and the distinctive personality of Grand Brut, Blason Rosé and Belle Époque champagnes. Fresh and lively, indulgent and feminine,…

Tayelor’s Favorite Wines and Food Pairings for The Feast of The Year!

Turkey Galantine with Dried Fruit Stuffing

Pairing the right wine and champagne with your special holiday meal is crucial.  Below are some of my absolute FAVORITE wines from Jacob’s Creek, with a suggested food pairings by chef Veronica Zahra of Jacob’s Restaurant.  Honestly, with these wines and dishes you cannot go wrong.  Cheers! Turkey Galantine With Dried Fruit Stuffing Jacob’s Creek Reserve Shiraz exhibits complex flavors of mulberry, plum, chocolate and spice with excellent fruit length. Generous serves for 8 – 10 Ingredients 1 x 44…

McDONALD’S® Honors Community Nutrition Innovators

Hillside Food Outreach

We announced earlier this year that McDonald’s New York Tri-State area restaurants were tackling healthy food options in the community with the Nutrition Network that launched this past Spring. On August 22nd, the New York Metro McDonald’s Nutrition Network announced the recipients of its first-ever New York Metro Nutrition Network grants. Anthony Scari, president of the McDonald’s New York Tri-State Owner/Operators Association states: “As evident from the overwhelming number of applications we received from organizations across the New York Tri-State, there…