LARRY LIPSON – AFFORDABLE WINE REPORT
For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Florida weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine. His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies.
LIFESTYLE EXPERT MICHELLE YARN - TIPS AND TRICKS FOR MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR DAY’S MOST IMPORTANT MEAL
Tips and Tricks for Making the Most of Your Day’s Most Important Meal
Too many things to do and never enough time to do them all! We know the challenges you’refaced with daily, so it makes it all the more important not to skimp on a good breakfast! WithNational Breakfast Day right around the corner on March 13 th , we’re teaming up with Smithfield and Lifestyle Expert Michelle Yarn to give you tips, recipes ideas and more to make your most important meal of the deal the priority!
Michelle Yarn has spent over a decade working in the television industry, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. Her passion is finding ways to make your life easier, more beautiful and more fun! She has shared thousands of great finds and ideas with viewers across the country on TV outlets including OK! TV, Daytime, The Morning Blend, and The Daily Buzz.
Today, she balances her time as Host of “The Lifestyle List” with a full home life with her husband and two toddler boys. Her personal experience as a wife, mother and (let’s be honest!) shopaholic give her a unique insight into the things women and families want and need.
JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER PATRICIA WELLS - AUTHOR, MY MASTER RECIPES: 165 RECIPES TO INSPIRE CONFIDENCE IN THE KITCHEN—WITH DOZENS OF VARIATIONS
165 Recipes to Inspire Confidence in the Kitchen—With Dozens of Variations
At her cooking schools in Paris and Provence, Patricia Wells’s students leave with more confidence in the kitchen than they ever experienced before. Now, home cooks can learn from the master, known for her collections of delectable, precise, and well-tested, recipes.
James Beard Award winner Patricia Wells codifies the curricula of her classes in this inviting instruction manual and cookbook. Each of the recipes in MY MASTER RECIPES: 165 Recipes to Inspire Confidence in the Kitchen—With Dozens of Variations teaches fundamental techniques—blanching, searing, simmering, sweating, steaming, braising, deep-frying—with creative sub recipes that take skills in directions both savory and sweet, simple and complex.
Perfect the Four-Hour Braised Aromatic Pork and then try Provençal Lamb Daube with Tomatoes, Olives, and Mushrooms. Master the Scallops Grilled in Shells with Truffle Butter and then try your hand at Grilled Chicken Under a Brick. Impress with Sweet Chestnut Honey Madeleines and then make a stunning Walnut Cake using the same batter. Additional chapters and recipes include:
∼ Emulsify—Aïoli Piquant (master), plus Beurre Blanc
∼ Poach—Poached Chicken Breasts with Morels, Peas, and Tarragon (master), plus Salt Cod Brandade
∼ Panfry—Swiss Potato Galette (master), plus Monkfish with Polenta-Parmesan Crust and Capers
∼ Rise—Honey Brioche (master), plus Blueberry and Orange Blossom French Toast
∼ Grind—Pork and Fennel Sausage (master), plus Asian Chicken and Cilantro Meatballs
∼ Set—Lemon Panna Cotta with Candied Lemon Zest (master), plus Raspberry Panna Cotta
Seasonality, the abundant use of fresh fruits, vegetables, zests, and herbs, substituting honey for sugar when possible, and olive oil for butter when it fits, are the signatures of Patricia’s style of cooking and an integral part of MY MASTER RECIPES. She also provides a list of pantry essentials, necessary equipment, sources for finding the best ingredients—such as oils, fish and shellfish—a dependable list of preferred wine importers, and advice on when to make easy ingredient substitutions and when to stick to the original recipe.