Delicious Gourmet Food And Wine Pairings

Just three chefs remained heading into the Top Chef: Just Desserts finale (airing on Bravo, channel 60 in Scottsdale): Chris Hanmer, Matthew Petersen and Sally Camacho. Which one would take the big win at the end of Wednesday night's finale? The trio is told that their final challenge involves "making a dessert for that special person in your life." Three renowned dessert chefs are brought out, and they will be acting as advisors and mentors for the three finalists. They will also be joining the judges for the final tasting. Matthew, Chris and Sally are intimidated, but anxious to get started. Who would be the Top Chef: Just Desserts winner?

Speaking of diet, if you want to lose weight, Chia seed focaccia bread recipes are worth looking into since this bread is known for its ability to make you really feel full. The fuller you feel, the less you will want to eat.

The service at Kolohe's is somewhat slow cooker focaccia. But keep in mind, you're in Hawaii, and that means you're on aloha time now. No worries, no hurries. Besides, who is really in a rush to leave Kolohe's? Unless you are allergic to the sun, you could easily sit here all day. But please don't - I may very well be at the bar, waiting for your table.

If you are watching the carbs, get any one of the sandwiches Unwich style. The Unwich is when they take your favorite combination of meats cheese and veggies then wrap it up in lettuce.

Pasta - make simple pasta (multiple shapes and types) and combine with makeover meats and vegetables for pasta salads, or add a sauce for a hot pasta.

The second half of the book allows Reinhart to do what he does best, bake. The recipes are all here and Reinhart makes them easy to replicate. He claims to have the ability to identify all of the ingredients and cooking methods of anything he eats. Further, he shares these secrets with the reader. With the numerous recipes, you will be able to reproduce some of the most famous pizzas in the world. He adds his take on "Pepe's" (Wooster Street, New Haven, Connecticut) world famous clam pizza, New York style, Chicago style, garlic focaccia as well as numerous other pizzas. He gives tips on grilling pizza and even devotes some lessons on "tossing" pizza in the air!

Caramelize onions and brown meat beforehand. Many recipes call for you to put all of the ingredients into the crock pot raw - and that's perfectly fine to do. In fact, that's going to be the most efficient way to go, if you are using your slow cooker as the ultimate time saving device that it is. But you can dramatically enhance the flavor of your final dish by browning your meat or chicken and sauteing your onions before you add them to the pot. This step also reduces some of the fat content of your recipe.

My secret ingredient is garlic - I add at least five cloves of diced garlic to the dough before I cook it. I stole the idea from India where they use fresh garlic in their naan (Indian flat bread). In addition, I puncture the dough with my fingers to create wells that trap moisture in the bread. Don't forget to spread olive oil on top before you cook it. You can also use the wood burning grill trick I wrote about earlier to cook the flat bread. You get a superb smoke flavor.

Super focaccia bread ingredients trash bowl When cooking set a bowl next to your prep area. This way, you could easily throw in veggie peel or unwanted broccoli stalks into the bowl and make one single trip to the trash bin. It's surprising how much time we spend walking back and forth to throw things out.