Valentine’s Day Cocktail Recipe

West Village restaurant, Upholstery Store: Food and Wine‘s “Follow your Heart” Ingredients: Campari Elderflower Lemon Egg whites Homemade grenadine Lavender-infused gin UPS food menu items that complement the drink: ½ or Full Dozen Oysters, Mignonette Lobster and Avocado Deviled Eggs Lobster Roll, Apple, Celery, Aioli Octopus, Endive, Pink Grapefruit

Chocolate Ganache Raspberry Layer Cake

INGREDIENTS  Cake: Nonstick vegetable oil spray 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour 1 3/4 cups sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup water 3/4 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3 large eggs Chocolate Ganache and Raspberry Topping: 18 ounces bittersweet chocolate (do not exceed 61% cacao),…

Cranberry Christmas Cocktail

A Cranberry Christmas  INGREDIENTS 2 Parts Absolut Kurant 3 Parts Cranberry Juice 1 Part Perrier Sparkling Lime (25 oz bottle) 2 Wedges Lime 1 Mint  Cranberries (frozen) PREP Chill glasses. In a shaker, mix Absolut Kurant, cranberry juice, lime and mint. Pour in Perrier. Stir. Pour in cocktail. Drop in frozen cranberries in place of…

Salmon with Sautéed Asparagus

Brooklyn, NY – By Jacob Fishbein, CEO Cooking Culture As the temperatures drop, what better way to enjoy the season than with a little comfort food? This is one of my favorite recipes, based on my dad’s out of this world salmon. How does salmon taste so good in Santa Fe, NM, you might ask….