Want a well-rounded, colorful, healthy meal for two? Well… this is it! And it’s only three simple ingredients: baked sweet potato, a good helping of asparagus, and a 2-inch 8 oz filet mignon. I like my sweet potato extra crispy. So begin by baking two sweet potatoes at 450 degrees […]
Francis J. Cuomo, Founder & CEO of DeRomo’s Gourmet Market and Restaurant chats with Internet Food Personality Rob Kircher about the famous Italian Venchi Chocolate and Mario Fongo bread products he recently acquired as exclusive Southwest Florida distribution brands for his market.
Francis J. Cuomo, Founder & CEO of DeRomo’s Gourmet Market & Restaurant, introduces culinary personality Rob Kircher to Heather the General Manager of the restaurant. Heather is a ‘front of the house’ veteran and has been with Francis for more than 20-years managing not only DeRomo’s Gourmet Restaurant but others […]
In today’s recipe, I am going to make Kielbasa, cabbage and leek soup. I was never a real fan of kielbasa until our friend and neighbor Jane Dancey brought us some Kowalski’s Polish Kielbasa from Michigan. The Kowalski Sausage Company that was established 95 years ago by Polish immigrants. It […]
There’s nothing better than a fresh and delicious cocktail to enjoy during the long hot summer. Well, here’s one of my favorites! This is my version of a great “Summertime Pineapple Cocktail”! It’s fun to make and your friends will love it! For this recipe I used my Cuisinart blender […]
Here’s my twist on the Bourbon Manhattan. I called it the Classic Manhattan Bourbon Martini! First thing to do is chill your martini class by filling it with ice cubes. Three ingredients: Bourbon, Bitters and Sweet Vermouth. Here’s the simple way to remember the recipe. The area code for Manhattan […]
Here’s one of my favorite 4th of July cocktails. It’s my variation of the classic Gin & Tonic. However in this case, I use vodka instead of gin and soda water instead of tonic water. And, it’s delicious! To add a patriotic touch place a skewer of blackberries, strawberries and […]
When visiting our daughter Jen and her girls (Sophie & Georgia) over Memorial Day weekend in Upstate New York, she hosted a holiday family picnic.As I have mentioned before, Georgie, aged 14 is a fabulous baker so of course she was put in charge of dessert. We racked our brains trying […]
Even though we live in Florida where it’s seems like the endless Summer, we do have seasons as slight as they are. But now there were in June, I think back to the many fond memories of living in the Hamlet of Pultneyville, New York o the shores of Lake […]
The first time I ever tasted Linguini with clam sauce was when we were skiing near the tiny village of Cortina in the Dolomite Mountains of Northern Italy in 1972. We were young, athletic and daring and loved the beautiful but treacherous skiing conditions of that famous resort. It was there where we ran into Penny Marshall and Art Garfunkel in the dining room of the 4-star Hotel Cortina d’Ampezzo.