FoodWire, April 2009

FoodWire, April 2009


FoodWire, April 2009

FoodWire by The Food Channel

Mixology video series

Chef Dennis Pitchford debuts his Mixology video series this month with how-tos on the Dry Martini and a Champagne Cocktail. Dennis looks at libations from a unique chef’s perspective and he’ll be mixing drinks for us on a regular basis, so check back often. Our Mixology series is also now available for free on iTunes. ***Our culinary staff had a sweet assignment this month and lived to tell about it in our article on the Top Ten Dessert Trends for 2009. ***And we’re saluting spring’s arrival with our Fresh! series, featuring refreshing recipes for fruits and veggies.

Coming in May: stories and recipes for Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo and wedding showers.

Food Channel KitchensIt’s Raining Recipes in April
Tic Tac Toe Ice Cream and Cookie Treat

Tic Tac Toe Ice Cream and Cookie Treat
Playing with your food has never been so much fun. This recipe features mini scoops of chocolate and vanilla Blue Bunny® ice cream played on a big sugar cookie game board.

Champagne Cocktail
Champagne Cocktail
A special occasion drink becomes something even more special.
Baked Spring Ham with Apricot Glaze

Baked Spring Ham with Apricot Glaze
The glaze adds a touch of sweetness that beautifully complements the rich ham flavor.

Mediterranean Stuffed Zucchini
Mediterranean Stuffed Zucchini
This sensational vegetable creation makes a superb spring or summer side dish.

Surfing the Channel
New Frozen Desserts Heat Up the Meal
New Frozen Desserts Heat Up the Meal
Ever had a Jolly Rancher® Bomb Pop? A frozen yogurt and granola combo? Check out the latest sweets from the deep freeze.
Grilling 101: From BBQ Basics to the Latest Techniques

Grilling 101: From BBQ Basics to the Latest Techniques
Grilling season is firing up, and we offer tips to make you a hero in your own backyard.

Singing Fish a Viral Hit for McDonald's
Singing Fish a Viral Hit for McDonald’s
Take a peek at the fishy TV commercial that’s become a YouTube hit.

Community Supported Agriculture
The Food Channel takes a field trip to the farm and lets you in on one way to become a locavore.

Becoming a Chocolatier in Your Own Home
People are turning a passion for chocolate into profit with DOVE CHOCOLATE DISCOVERIES.

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