Monthly Archives: February 2011

Please Pass the Salt: But Which One?

How Salt Is Made All culinary salts are derived by evaporation. Table salt is made by driving water into a salt deposit (in a mine). This process forms a brine which is then evaporated leaving dried “cube-like crystals that look … Continue reading

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Making Mozzarella AT HOME…an understated luxury.

  So, you love Caprese salads?  Do you love the seductive quality of fresh melted mozzarella over angel hair, with garlic butter and basil?  What a fabulous treat to know how to MAKE YOUR OWN at home.  Say goodbye to … Continue reading

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CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP! Celebrate National Tortilla Chip Day!

Ingredients 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed chicken broth 1 1/4 cups water 1 cup whole … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Eat Humble Pie?????

Did you know that today is the National Day to be Humble?  Well, the folks at VISION Catering thought we would provide you with the opportunity to eat humble pie! To eat humble pie, in common usage, is to apologize and face … Continue reading

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Wedding Dessert Trends for 2011

Times are changing and food, like fashion, must keep up with the style!  Who’s style?  Event planning trendsetters, chefs in the know, and caterers like VISION Catering, USA! Executive Chef Tony Boyer, has concocted this year’s newest pairing for THE trendy wedding dessert!    … Continue reading

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Peppered Elk Carpaccio with Apple-Cider Cherry Glaze

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs of boneless elk loin (approx. 2″ in diameter) 3/4 cup coarse sea salt 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup fresh ground black pepper 1/2 cup fresh or dried pitted sour cherries 1 lime, zested and segmented … Continue reading

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Almond Pear Cupcakes

INGREDIENTS: Pan-roasted pear filling: 3 pounds (about 7) Bartlett pears, cored, peeled, and cut into 1/4 inch cubes Zest and juice from 2 lemons (about 1/4 cup juice) 7/8 cup (227 g) granulated sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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