Keto, Mediterranean or Vegan: Which Diet Is Best for the Heart?

Author: Yasemin Saplakoglu Credit: Shutterstock CHICAGO — In the room, physicians and nutritionists clung to their idea of an ideal diet like a parent clings to his or her child. On Nov. 10, here at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions annual meeting, a group of panelists discussed which diets they thought were the best for heart health, pulling on already-published data from recent years. Though there wasn't a clear winner, the panelists agreed that an ideal diet is one that is high in vegetables, high in non-processed whole foods, and low in processed meat, added sugar and carbohydrates. Though [...]

2018-11-24T19:30:54-06:00November 25th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Luke’s Lobster makes foray into retail with two new offerings at Whole Foods

Author: Chris Chase   New York, U.S.A.-based Luke’s Lobster is making its first big retail push with two new offerings designed to give consumers an easy way to have lobster in their own home. Luke’s is offering a “ready-to-eat lobster kit” featuring half a pound of lobster knuckle and claw meat, a packet of Luke’s Lobster seasoning, and instructions on how to make a lobster roll in the restaurant’s style at home. The other item is a “ready-to-cook lobster tail kit” that contains two raw Maine lobster tails; some lemon garlic marinade; and tips on how to thaw, prep, and [...]

2018-11-24T19:24:10-06:00November 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Crab & Ginger Tart with a Chili Dressing

Author: Lesley Waters Source: Crab & ginger tart with a chilli dressing Total Time: 1 Hour 35 Minutes Serves: 8 - 10 Ingredients500 g pack shortcrust pastry10 cm piece fresh root ginger (peeled and roughly chopped)20 g pack fresh parsley (preferably flat leaf)2 tbsp sunflower oil250 g fresh white crab meat2 eggs (plus 2 egg yolks)300 ml crème fraîcheFor the chili dressing4 spring onions (finely chopped)1 lime (juice only)1 red chili (seeded and finely chopped)3 tbsp light soy sauce6 tbsp sunflower oil1 tsp golden caster sugar Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. On a lightly floured surface, roll out [...]

2018-11-24T19:14:46-06:00November 25th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Wine Pairing: What Drinks Go With Seafood?

Author: Cassie, best recipes team Seafood Cob Photograph by BestRecipesTeam     Barbecued and grilled fish Barbecued Whole Fish Grilled Fish with Tomato Salsa  Orange Grilled Fish Grilled Tuna Salad Niçoise Best wine: These can handle a more robust white wine such as a crisp Chardonnay that is light on the oak flavours. Best beer: Choose a cold pale ale or pilsner which will enhance the flavour of a firm fish. Sushi and sashimi Cucumber Sushi Best wine: Opt for a softer white wine with little acidity, such as an older style Riesling. Brut sparkling wine and sake are also [...]

2018-11-24T19:45:55-06:00November 25th, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

Feast on the Beach Wine and Seafood Festival

Presented by Chicago Cubs Manger, Joe Maddon 1st Annual. November 30th-December 2nd Home Sponsors Schedule Restaurants Transportation Contact Us PURCHASE TICKETS Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Feast on the Beach "Grab a glass and bring an appetite to the #1 Beach in The Country" Chicago Cubs manager, Joe Maddon, Bay Area restaurateur, Frank Chivas and the former mayor of Clearwater, Brian Aungst, have teamed up to introduce the first annual Feast on the Beach Wine & Seafood Festival. Grab a glass and bring an appetite to the #1 Beach in The Country where celebrity chefs, local masters and [...]

2018-11-24T20:22:16-06:00November 24th, 2018|What's Happening|0 Comments

How Much Sushi Is It Safe To Eat Per Week?

Author: Caroline Shannon-Karasik No one comes between me and my rainbow roll. Getty ImagesBARRI12 Whether you are a spicy tuna roll aficionado or simply can't live without your weekly dose of a negi hamachi roll, there's no denying it: Sushi is freaking amazing. But while you would love to schedule a nightly date with a king crab roll for one and a platter of sashimi on the side if given the chance, you might be wondering exactly how much sushi is safe to eat on a regular basis. To put your mind at ease: "Sushi, which is mostly made up [...]

2018-11-17T19:53:23-06:00November 18th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Fennel and Grapefruit Rubbed Snapper

Author: Justin Chapple Source: Fennel and Grapefruit Rubbed Snapper Total Time: 45 Minutes Serves : 4 3 fennel bulbs (cut into 3/4-inch wedges)1/4 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 1/2 teaspoons chopped thyme1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepperKosher saltBlack pepperTwo 12-ounce red snapper fillets2 teaspoons crushed fennel seeds1/2 teaspoon finely grated grapefruit zest1 pink grapefruit (peeled and supremed) Preheat the oven to 400°. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss the fennel, 1/4 cup of oil, the thyme and crushed red pepper. Season with salt and black pepper. Roast for about 20 minutes, until just tender.Gently curl 1 snapper [...]

2018-11-17T18:58:08-06:00November 18th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

How to Pair Fish and Wine Swimmingly

Author: Bill St. John White wine with fish? It ain't that simple. Bill St. John explains. (Last in a four-part series on pairing food and wine.) In the world of matching wine with food, little else is fishier than the hackneyed advice, "White wine with fish." "Just any sort of white wine" isn't the right advice. Each type of seafood or fish has its proper type of wine — and some of it is red. The same guidelines apply to the best pairings of wine and fish that also apply to matching wine and all those foods that don't have [...]

2018-11-17T19:41:26-06:00November 18th, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

Celebrity Chefs Open and Close US Seafood Restaurants

Author: Christine Blank   While celebrity chef Bobby Flay plans to open a new seafood eatery in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., Rick Moonen recently closed two seafood restaurants in the same city. Flay plans to open Shark, his first new restaurant in five years, at the Palms Casino Resort in March 2019, according to Eater Las Vegas. Shark will serve sushi, sashimi, ceviches, and “bold preparations of fish and seafood” with flavors from South America, Mexico, and the Mediterranean, according to Palms. Meanwhile, Moonen, who discussed sustainability and the growing canned seafood trend at Seafood Expo North America in 2017, [...]

2018-11-17T22:14:06-06:00November 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Palm Beach Food & Wine Fest

Palm Beach Food & Wine Fest   Join us December 13-16, 2018. Where Foodies Go for the Winter Celebrity chefs and star-studded event makes this a foodie favorite in an Island paradise. Melt away your winter worries with an international menu of gastronomic delights of this 4-day, star-studded epicurean extravaganza. So, grab a napkin, pull up a front row seat and enjoy! From specialty Chef Welcome Party to celebrity Food Network stars Grillin' and Chillin' poolside, and from comfort food to 5-course dinners with premium wine pairings and Master Sommelier, this gastronomic experience hosts an unprecedented collection of talent for [...]

2018-11-17T21:54:05-06:00November 17th, 2018|What's Happening|0 Comments