food

An index of blog posts tagged ‘food’ here at MarkCz.com.

‘Good Eats’ on YouTube

I have written here before about Good Eats — about the steel-cut oatmeal show, the gumbo show. Good Eats is one of my all-time favorite shows on television. At the same time, I currently loathe the Food Network. Where I once...

Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP is getting panned

I know Gwyneth Paltrow as an actress, and as a rock and roll wife and mother to a couple of kids with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. I also had read that she was part of a Mario Batali foodie/travel series on PBS called Spain ... On the Road Again which I probably...

Recipe: Roasted Potatoes with Mustard and Rosemary

Recipe: Roasted Potatoes with Mustard and Rosemary

For more dinner ideas, see our list of Easy dinner recipes, chicken recipes, side dishes. As the weather here already begins to turn cooler, our oven is getting some use again. Last night we roasted a chicken, accompanied by a simple, rustic roasted potato recipe that...

‘Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie’

‘Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie’

Even on public television's extensive menu of food and cooking shows, Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie is a standout offering. It's a globe-hopping, half-hour magazine of on-location footage and interviews featuring all sorts of fascinating topics from the primitive to the...

Chef José Andrés: ‘Made in Spain’

Chef José Andrés: ‘Made in Spain’

Update, April 17, 2009: With the addition of the new YouTube Shows section, you can now watch all 13 episodes of Made in Spain at YouTube. I seem to be on a little bit of a Spanish kick with my posts here recently, so let's go for trillizos. If you like chefs with...

Olde Madrid: Racine, WI restaurant offers tapas, paella

Olde Madrid: Racine, WI restaurant offers tapas, paella

Olde Madrid (OldeMadrid.com) 418 6th St. Racine, WI 53403-1218 (262) 619-0940 Having enjoyed tapas and paella over the years at Don Quijote in Milwaukee, Cafe Ba Ba Reeba and especially Emilio's Tapas in Chicagoland, we were excited when Manny Salinas and Natalie Pope...

Lidia’s Italy coming to Milwaukee Public Market

Yesterday we stopped at the Milwaukee Public Market and Amy noticed a poster announcing that Lidia Bastianich will be appearing there for a cooking class and book signing this Saturday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $75 from MPTV Friends. That price supports...

Christopher Walken cooking Chicken with Pears

Christopher Walken cooking Chicken with Pears

Well, this is right in my wheelhouse! I watch a lot of chef shows and cooking TV, and I love strange Internet finds. There is a YouTube playlist out there intended to hold my food and cooking favorites, but there are only two videos on it so far. I never imagined...

Frozen pizza that doesn’t suck: Amy’s

Frozen pizza that doesn’t suck: Amy’s

Some evenings, after a hard day's work, one does not feel up to preparing Herb-Roasted Rack of Lamb with Flageolet Gratin, Roasted Radicchio, and Tapenade for dinner. One prefers instead to throw a frozen pizza into a 425° oven and eat it from paper plates about...

Pancake Day, Festival Hall, Racine, Wisconsin

Pancake Day, Festival Hall, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — Kiwanis Pancake Day patrons eat and greet inside Festival Hall along the Lake Michigan shoreline in downtown Racine, Wisconsin. An annual fundraiser sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Racine since 1955, Pancake Day proceeds benefit...

Pancake Day, Racine, Wisconsin: Pancake griddles

Pancake Day, Racine, Wisconsin: Pancake griddles

Racine, Wisconsin — Pancake Day cooks, including Miss Racine 2007, Brittani Madala — cook pancakes on specially-designed pancake griddles at Festival Hall in downtown Racine, Wisconsin. An annual fundraiser sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Racine since 1955,...

‘Bouchon’: Thomas Keller’s French bistro cookbook

‘Bouchon’: Thomas Keller’s French bistro cookbook

A few weeks ago, while buying a book I needed, I added this one, which had been sitting on my wish list for a year or so. Thomas Keller's Bouchon, published in 2004, is pretty hefty for a cookbook. It's about a foot square, weighs almost six pounds, and features...

Happy New Year with Emeril’s Hoppin’ John recipe

Happy New Year with Emeril’s Hoppin’ John recipe

Amy and I visited New Orleans in the spring of 1992 on a road trip through Arkansas and Louisiana, and immediately fell in love with the culture of the whole area, which has had a lasting impact on our cooking, reading and musical tastes. Another road trip in 2003...

Excellent Tuscan chicken and beans recipe

After a couple of days near 70°F. last week, cold weather is back in southeastern Wisconsin this weekend, so we're turning to hearty, savory dinners. Beef is on the menu tonight, and Friday there was a veal meat loaf, so I wanted...

Hungarian Goulash recipe

Hungarian Goulash recipe

My sister-in-law Marianne mentioned our Hungarian Goulash the other day. She says our nephews love it. It's a great, beefy stew that really hits the spot in autumn, or on a rainy evening like yesterday, and the kitchen smells fantastic as it gets close to done....

Taqueria Azteca: Milwaukee Mexican restaurant

View Larger Map Taqueria Azteca 119 E Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee, WI 53207 (414) 486-9447 Finding ourselves on Milwaukee's South Side, we decided, based on a Yelp review I had seen, to try Taqueria Azteca at about 4:30 this afternoon — a rainy, windy Sunday. I was looking...

Main Moon 2: Chinese restaurant in Racine, WI

View Mark Czerniec's Racine & beyond in a larger map Main Moon 2 4915 Washington Ave Suite I Racine, WI 53406 (262) 638-9888 (262) 638-9988 (262) 638-1388 (fax) With two Racine locations, Main Moon serves this city's most popular...

Houmann’s Fish & Seafood (Racine, Wisconsin)

Houmann’s Fish & Seafood (Racine, Wisconsin)

Houmann's Fish & Seafood 1026 Liberty St Racine, WI 53404 (262) 633-2477 Update: The Houmann's retail store described here CLOSED (at least for the time being) on October 7, 2006. See the Journal Times story for more information. Empire Fish in Milwaukee is one...

Racine Produce: Mexican grocery in Racine, WI

Racine Produce: Mexican grocery in Racine, WI

Racine Produce 3701 Durand Ave Racine, WI 53405 (262) 554-5100 Update: Racine Produce is closed Racine Produce closed in October, 2009. See the Journal Times for more information. For a good selection of reasonably-priced produce, try Kenosha Fresh Market. [includeme...

Kenosha HarborMarket: Farmer’s market on the lakefront

Kenosha HarborMarket: Farmer’s market on the lakefront

Last Saturday — and then again today — we visited the Kenosha's HarborMarket. My dad used to take me to Kenosha's Farmer's Markets when I was a kid. He made the best dill pickles I have ever tasted. We would go to the grocery store to get the vinegar, the salt, the...

food

An index of blog posts tagged ‘food’ here at MarkCz.com.

Kuhn Rikon Duromatic pressure cooker

I f you ask, many people will tell you that you cannot find Indian food in Racine, Wisconsin. The one Indian restaurant we did have closed a while ago, and it was not spectacular to begin with. This is too bad. Amy is intoxicated by Indian spices. We have made many...

New Year food, New Year traditions for good luck

As the last moments of 2008 evaporate like a mongrel's marking on the fire hydrant of hope, I'm doing a little extra-credit research into New Year food and New Year traditions — including any which might attract good luck next year. I just might be willing to eat a...

‘Good Eats’ on YouTube

I have written here before about Good Eats — about the steel-cut oatmeal show, the gumbo show. Good Eats is one of my all-time favorite shows on television. At the same time, I currently loathe the Food Network. Where I once...

Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP is getting panned

I know Gwyneth Paltrow as an actress, and as a rock and roll wife and mother to a couple of kids with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. I also had read that she was part of a Mario Batali foodie/travel series on PBS called Spain ... On the Road Again which I probably...

Recipe: Roasted Potatoes with Mustard and Rosemary

For more dinner ideas, see our list of Easy dinner recipes, chicken recipes, side dishes. As the weather here already begins to turn cooler, our oven is getting some use again. Last night we roasted a chicken, accompanied by a simple, rustic roasted potato recipe that...

‘Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie’

Even on public television's extensive menu of food and cooking shows, Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie is a standout offering. It's a globe-hopping, half-hour magazine of on-location footage and interviews featuring all sorts of fascinating topics from the primitive to the...

Chef José Andrés: ‘Made in Spain’

Update, April 17, 2009: With the addition of the new YouTube Shows section, you can now watch all 13 episodes of Made in Spain at YouTube. I seem to be on a little bit of a Spanish kick with my posts here recently, so let's go for trillizos. If you like chefs with...

Olde Madrid: Racine, WI restaurant offers tapas, paella

Olde Madrid (OldeMadrid.com) 418 6th St. Racine, WI 53403-1218 (262) 619-0940 Having enjoyed tapas and paella over the years at Don Quijote in Milwaukee, Cafe Ba Ba Reeba and especially Emilio's Tapas in Chicagoland, we were excited when Manny Salinas and Natalie Pope...

Lidia’s Italy coming to Milwaukee Public Market

Yesterday we stopped at the Milwaukee Public Market and Amy noticed a poster announcing that Lidia Bastianich will be appearing there for a cooking class and book signing this Saturday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $75 from MPTV Friends. That price supports...

Christopher Walken cooking Chicken with Pears

Well, this is right in my wheelhouse! I watch a lot of chef shows and cooking TV, and I love strange Internet finds. There is a YouTube playlist out there intended to hold my food and cooking favorites, but there are only two videos on it so far. I never imagined...

Frozen pizza that doesn’t suck: Amy’s

Some evenings, after a hard day's work, one does not feel up to preparing Herb-Roasted Rack of Lamb with Flageolet Gratin, Roasted Radicchio, and Tapenade for dinner. One prefers instead to throw a frozen pizza into a 425° oven and eat it from paper plates about...

Pancake Day, Festival Hall, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — Kiwanis Pancake Day patrons eat and greet inside Festival Hall along the Lake Michigan shoreline in downtown Racine, Wisconsin. An annual fundraiser sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Racine since 1955, Pancake Day proceeds benefit...

Pancake Day, Racine, Wisconsin: Pancake griddles

Racine, Wisconsin — Pancake Day cooks, including Miss Racine 2007, Brittani Madala — cook pancakes on specially-designed pancake griddles at Festival Hall in downtown Racine, Wisconsin. An annual fundraiser sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Racine since 1955,...

‘Bouchon’: Thomas Keller’s French bistro cookbook

A few weeks ago, while buying a book I needed, I added this one, which had been sitting on my wish list for a year or so. Thomas Keller's Bouchon, published in 2004, is pretty hefty for a cookbook. It's about a foot square, weighs almost six pounds, and features...

Happy New Year with Emeril’s Hoppin’ John recipe

Amy and I visited New Orleans in the spring of 1992 on a road trip through Arkansas and Louisiana, and immediately fell in love with the culture of the whole area, which has had a lasting impact on our cooking, reading and musical tastes. Another road trip in 2003...

Excellent Tuscan chicken and beans recipe

After a couple of days near 70°F. last week, cold weather is back in southeastern Wisconsin this weekend, so we're turning to hearty, savory dinners. Beef is on the menu tonight, and Friday there was a veal meat loaf, so I wanted...

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