Archive for the ‘Personal Favorites’ Category

Whenever my husband and I go to our friend’s house for dinner, we know we’ll have great food.  Linda is a gourmet cook and her husband, Hal, always pairs wines perfectly with each course. So this particular evening,  I was fascinated by Linda’s quail egg crostini appetizer, as I had never cooked or eaten quail […]

Comments (1)

  Quail egg crostini was a gastronomique surprise for me. I had never tasted  quail egg before. I loved this appetizer from my friend, Linda, who created the crostini appetizer as the first course for a fabulous gourmet dinner.   SERVES:    10 appetizers   INGREDIENTS l    Baguette 10 slices mild Coppa (this is […]

Leave a Comment

With the opening of Dungeness crab season just around the corner, it’s time to share my favorite mustard sauce. It’s simple, easy to prepare, and absolutely delicious. Try it on any fresh crab, but it is especially good on Dungeness crab from the Pacific Northwest. If you can’t purchase nearby, then order it to be […]

Comments (1)

Summer is the perfect time for a barbecue. Grilled filet mignon is always a favorite. My 90 year old father, his lovely wife, Vicki, and my nephew all came this weekend for a visit. My nephew loves photography, so he was behind the camera capturing food and fun. I’m a great believer in easy, healthy […]

Leave a Comment

Every time I go to lunch at my friend, Barbara’s, the smell of homemade banana bread is wafting through the entire house. Finally, she shared the recipe handed down by her mother. Hope you enjoy!   INGREDIENTS 1 ¾ C Flour 1 ¼ tsp Baking Powder ½ tsp Baking Soda ¾ tsp salt 2/3 Cup […]

Leave a Comment

Mango is my new, favorite fruit to add to salads and just about anything. Summer is a perfect time to incorporate mango in this fresh, easy to make salsa. Put on fish and turn ordinary into fabulous. Best of all, it takes just minutes to make.   SERVES:  4 INGREDIENTS 1  cup chopped peeled mango […]

Leave a Comment

My friend, Dorothy, loves lemon drops. Since it was her birthday last night, she decided to drop by with a group of friends and have her husband, Fred,  make lemon drops for the whole group. This is not a drink for the faint of heart!   So, I pulled out some cheese and crackers and […]

Leave a Comment

  Holidays are always a fun time to connect with family and friends. July 4th is no exception. We have friends from Florida, Nevada and California who join us every year, and of course, the Blue Baker,  granddaughter, is the first off the plane. Mr. Baker is beautiful today and we have a great weekend […]

Leave a Comment

  The hottest new tequila that’s selling off the shelves is Uno Dos Tres Organic Tequila, a new line of tequila launched this year by tequila master, David Ravandi. David can make a great tequila drink from just about anything. He pairs the ingredients to his Uno, Dos or Tres bottles of tequila. Lucky for […]

Leave a Comment

University Seafood is a fourth generation, family owned seafood and poultry business known to locals in Seattle, Washington for over 67 years. If you phone in an order from anywhere in the world, you’ll probably talk to Dale or Jeanette Erickson, or you might as easily connect with their grandson. It’s a tradition for this family […]

Leave a Comment

©2022 thegourmetreview.com | Terms Of Use | Privacy Policy | Website Design By Orphmedia, LLC
The Gourmet Review is a gourmet food blog featuring celebrity chef recipes, secret restaurant recipes, family favorite recipes and easy gourmet recipes, quickly becoming the best recipe blog for gourmet eating. TheGourmetReview.com also features the best luxury travel experiences, taking you "inside the kitchen" and "behind the scenes" through VIP Access at some of the top luxury travel hotels, be it the Wynn Resort Las Vegas, the Four Seasons hotels and Four Seasons Resorts or Singita's Private Game reserve in South Africa. If you are interested in a Wolfgang Puck chef interview, popular cocktail recipes with a gourmet twist, or a healthy recipes blog, we look forward to sharing a culinary journey with you from around the world.