Farm-to-Table Dinner: Poolside Watermelon Punch

Every summer, my husband and I create a new summer cocktail that we can take to the pool or even to the beach. Most years, our cocktail is rum and fruit punch based. This year, with the help of CK Mondavi wines and their cocktail challenge, our summer cocktails will be wine based. The first …

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Farm-to-Table Dinner: Southern Cornbread Salad

Nothing says summer quite like a picnic or pool party, and nothing is better than party food that as quick as it is yummy! However, I can’t wrap my head around picnics of simple cold-cut sandwiches and chips. Growing up, there was always one dish that was guaranteed a place on every picnic and summer …

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Bourbon Berry Bread Pudding

For this new bread pudding recipe, I combined baked crescent rolls, mixed berries, bourbon, and white chocolate to create a bread pudding that was sweet, tart, creamy, and even a little smokey, from the bourbon.

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National Pie Championships: Ode to Peanut Butter Pie

a pie that incorporates peanut butter into every layer…peanut butter cookie crust, peanut butter truffle, peanut  butter cream, peanut butter whipped cream, peanut butter cookie garnish. 

Desserts featured National Pie Championships recipe

National Pie Championships: Bourbon-Blueberry Pie with White Chocolate Truffle

We replaced the blackberries with blueberries and layered the jam over a layer of creamy white chocolate truffle to create a pie that is the perfect balance of creamy sweet and bright, yet smokey fruit.

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National Pie Championships: Sunsational Islander Coconut Cream Pie

For a person who doesn’t particularly care for coconut, I seem to bake a lot of coconut themed desserts, and for the past few years, it’s been my coconut recipes that win the most awards.

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National Pie Championships: Double Chocolate Macchiato Pie

One of my favorite flavor combinations is dark chocolate and coffee. By it’s 1st place win in the Open Category at the 2019 National Pie Championships, I think the judges agreed. Print Yum National Pie Championships: Double Chocolate Macchiato Pie IngredientsCrust: 15 shortbread cookies (enough to make 2 c. crumbs) 4 TBSP butter Filling: 2-8oz …

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*NEW* Private Parties & Pairings

Gourmet Everyday has expanded to include food-centric, themed, private parties and pairings throughout Central Florida.  What does this mean?  Simply put, we bring the food, the instruction, and the party to you.

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Brown Sugar-Tequila Glazed Sirloin Bacon Sliders

When tasked with creating new recipes for World Food Championship’s Taste of America contest, we were given a random and somewhat limited basket of sponsored ingredients from which we were challenged to use products from at least three sponsors. Given that I’ve been competing in sandwiches for several years now, my brain seems to naturally …

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Dubliner Egg Rolls with Corned Beef and Cabbage

Inside of my Irish themed egg rolls, we have thinly shredded cabbage, precooked corned beef, and buttery smashed potatoes with a tangy dipping sauce.

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