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Experimenting With Nali Sauce

Rarely we use new sauces or spices when we cook. It’s rather unfortunate, to be honest. Be that as it may, last night I wanted to dig deep into our spice cabinet and use a new ingredient. I’ve been wanting to use but never got around to it. Pushing aside the bottles of the salt, […]

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Miami Rum Renaissance Festival Cut Short

Every year, we Nomsters strive to attend to the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival. Although we missed it last year we did make it the year before that, and the year before that. This year we bought our tickets way in advance to plan ahead for this great rum tasting event. Located at the Miami Airport Convention Center […]

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Cigar City Brewing Takeover at Riverside Market

Last Tuesday night was the scene in Fort Lauderdale for American Craft Beer Week at the Riverside Market. Hosting a Cigar City Brewing Takeover, this craft beer store and cafe had special releases of Cigar City’s finest brews. Below is just a sampling of the brews offered that night. City Cider and Mead Homemade Apple Pie Tocobaga […]

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Eggplant Cannelloni – Mamma Mia!

I borrowed this original recipe for Eggplant Cannelloni from Epicurious. But per the usual, we Nomsters don’t have every ingredient lying around in our cabinet, so we had to make do. Check out my recreation using discoveries from my pantry. This was so delicious we meant to save some for lunch the next day, but… NOM! And […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates

These delicious stuffed dates wrapped in bacon are always a party pleaser. Considering that they take only about 35 min from start to finish, they’re ideal for last minute situations. All too often you’re ready to go to a friend’s party and think, OMG wasn’t I supposed to bring something? These delicious Rumaki-style appetizers are perfect for this […]

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival, Good Eats, Great Drinks!

Foods, drinks, seminars and Mickey Mouse ears. Usually, there isn’t much in common with these. But for a few short weeks, you can experience them all at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. Much like last year, and the year before that, we had a magical and supercalifragilistic time! This year we were excited about the introduction […]

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6th Annual New Times Pairings, Fun and Tasty!

The 6th Annual New Times Pairings is what the Iron Fork should have been in Miami; fun, tasty, enjoyable, and crowd-controlled. This year, Pairings was held at the Broward County Convention Center. Across from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and within the Port of Fort Lauderdale. And yes – if you drove in you were getting ID’d by […]

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Iron Fork 2013, Year of the Ceviche!

Iron Fork 2013 was large and in charge this year. The stylish and beautiful Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts had the honor of hosting in the heart of the downtown Miami. Unlike previous years the performing arts center offered a large area inside and out for all vendors. As our third Iron Fork, it was […]