Middle of the Night Berry Craving

I don’t know about you, but I frequently have middle of the night food cravings! Sometimes it’s a salt, pizza, dessert, smoothie, or a myriad of hunger desires. Last night it was berries (meaning any kind of fruit). So, I headed into the kitchen and check out the frig…  


Healthy Date Night Bento Box Easy Meal for Two

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 […]


DeRomo’s Venchi Chocolates & Mario Fongo Breads

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.  


DeRomo’s Gourmet Restaurant- General Manager

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 […]


Polish Kielbasa Leeks & Cabbage Soup

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 […]


Summertime Pineapple Cocktail

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 […]


Classic Manhattan Bourbon Martini

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 […]


Patriotic 4th of July Vodka & Club Soda Cocktail

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 […]