Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Football Food: Angus Beef Mini Burgers

Get the Capital Cooking Cookbook for only $20 from now until January 31st by using this code: 5KCP7TEC.  You'll find this Angus Beef Mini Burgers and everything you'll need to plan a fabulous football party.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Perfect for Summer: Heirloom Tomato Salad

Photo by Mary Diaz
About 3 years ago, I filmed an awesome show with Chef Dan at 1789.  He showed me all of his secret recipes including this salad.  This recipe is just one of the Starters in the Capital Cooking Cookbook.  Get your copy today.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

St. Louis Cardinals Cocktail

Growing up in St. Louis made me who I am today and I payed tribute to my hometown on the first episode of Capital Cooking.  It is baseball season again so this cocktail is refreshing for the warm weather.  The Capital Cooking Cookbook has cocktails for all seasons.  Get your copy today!

Monday, December 13, 2010

Recipe: Mango Margarita

A little salt or sugar around the rim, a touch of citrus and sweetness, and a big tequila bite -- how can something so simple taste so good?
Mango Margarita from Mexican Fiesta Show

From the Capital Cooking Cookbook

1 shot of tequila
1 shot of Cointreau
1 shot of lime juice
2 oz of sweet and sour mix
¾ C of partially frozen mango

Place ingredients in blender.  Pour smooth mixture in glasses with rims of sugar.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Holiday Starter: Baked Brie

Photo by Emily Clack

You'll love our Starters chapter in the Capital Cooking Cookbook.  Everything you need to get ready for the holiday cooking.   

Get the Capital Cooking Cookbook for only $20 from now until Christmas by using this code:  5KCP7TEC.

1 large sheet of puff pastry dough
1 round or wedge of Brie cheese
Raspberry Jam
Brown sugar
1/4 cup of maple syrup
Sliced almonds

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. On a cookie sheet, lay out the puff pastry; put brie round or wedge on top. Spread jam on brie, and drizzle maple syrup and place a handful of brown sugar on top. Fold over dough and flip folds to the bottom. Brush top with butter and sprinkle the almonds on top. Bake for 25 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers and fruit.

This recipe is perfect for a holiday party, birthday party or any entertaining occasion.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Thanksgiving Cocktail: Cranberry Sangria

Photo by Kristen Finn
We're giving a fall twist to a fiesta favorite!  Try this Cranberry Sangria.  You'll love our Cocktails chapter in the Capital Cooking Cookbook.  After taking a look, you'll be prepared for any party. 

Cranberry Sangria
- 2 cups red wine (Vinbev.com)
- 1 cup Prairie Organic vodka
- 1/4 cup Mount Gay Eclipse spiced rum
- 2 1/2 cup Cranberry Juice
- 1/2 cup grapes, sliced in half
- 1/4 cup fresh cranberries
- 1 lemon, sliced
- 1 lime, sliced
- 1 orange, sliced
- 1 apple, sliced
- 1 cup Piper Sonoma  sparkling wine

In a large punch bowl, add all ingredients except for the sparkling wine and chill. Just before serving, add the sparkling wine. Perfect for a any fall fest! Who doesn’t love sangria?!