Warm Goat Cheese Crostini

Spring Entertaining: Warm Goat Cheese & Honey Crostini Salad

Easy but sophisticated, this delicious goat cheese crostini is ready in 15 minutes.  Serve it over a bed of greens with sweet dried fruit, crunchy roasted pumpkin seeds, and drizzled with an accompanying vinaigrette for a light, delicious lunch.  It’s also equally great by itself as an easy appetizer for when friends drop by. Pair [Continue Reading...]

Bacon Wrapped Green Beans Recipe

A Festive Side Dish! Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

20 days till Christmas! Around here, our holiday preparations include going down the Pinterest rabbit hole while looking for pretty crafts, listening to All I Want For Christmas on a loop, and searching for fab outfits to wear throughout the party season. But, most importantly, Christmas is all about FOOD for us. Great dishes, gourmet ingredients, and [Continue Reading...]

Delicious anyway you slice it! Pecan Pie.

Thanksgiving Dessert: Easy As Pecan Pie Recipe

When you talk about Thanksgiving dessert, the first thing that comes to mind is pie. Pumpkin pie, of course, and apple pie, sure. We’re a bit pumpkin-ed out after Halloween, and apple pie seems a bit, well, boring! But a crunchy, sweet and meaty pecan pie recipe, now that’s something that gets our culinary gears [Continue Reading...]

Halloween pie recipe: Easy Spiderweb Pie!

Halloween Pie Recipe: Spooky Spiderweb Pie

Are you ready for Halloween?? Not really? We can relate. We’re usually so frazzled and hectic that by the time Halloween eve finally rolls by, we have to fashion the old “bed-sheet-as-toga” costume (and even then we can’t seem to find enough safety pins to keep the darn thing together!). The code for this Halloween [Continue Reading...]

Sweet Somethings: Raspberry and Chocolate Mini Tarts in Pre-Made Shells.

Tartalicious Recipes! Sweet And Savory Mini Tart Shell Options

Entertaining a crowd is a breeze when you have a culinary trick or two up your sleeve. Or, in this case, a box full of them! One of our favorite items to have in the freezer are pre-made French pastry and tart shells. Not that we don’t appreciate a great handmade pastry dough, but it [Continue Reading...]

A study in delicious contrast: black truffle oil and white truffle oil.

Ode To Truffle Oil: 5 Reasons We Love It, Plus A Fabulous Recipe

Some culinary ingredients have the ability to pack amazingly complex, sophisticated flavor with just the lightest of touches. This is an homage to our beloved, dish-enhacing, culinary savior: truffle oil! If you’re reading this blog, you most likely need no introduction to the world of truffles.  However, a bit of a refresher: truffles are mushrooms [Continue Reading...]

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How To Choose Beef: A Primer On Cuts of Meat, Beef Marbling & More

We started our summer blog series with a “How To Grill The Perfect Steak” guide, full of great tips and tricks on how to get that perfect crust, succulent texture and juiciness, every time.  Now, get your knives sharpened, because we’re continuing our series with an essential meat primer. Today: “How To Choose Beef”. Discover [Continue Reading...]

Tomato Tart with Caramelized Onions & Goat Cheese

A Fresh Summer Meal: Tomato, Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Tart

We’re all about fast, delicious summer dishes this month at Gourmet Food World, so to continue on that trend, this week we’re featuring a great recipe that combines fresh flavors with delicious ingredients, and that essential touch of sophistication that all our gourmet customers look for. This week: Tomato, Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Tart, [Continue Reading...]

Jamaican Jerk Spiced Nut Mix

Jerk Spices & Fabulous Jamaican Jerk Spiced Nuts

This blistering city summer gets us hankering for warm breezes in our hair, soft sand between our toes, and delicious regional cuisines. Instead of concentrating on work, we found ourselves fantasizing about an island vacation…somewhere divine, like the gorgeous beaches of Jamaica. And, because we are also constantly thinking about food, the next natural thought [Continue Reading...]

fruit puree drinks

Summer Moments: Perfect Summer Cocktails!

Left: The Bouley Apple Martini, photo compliments of Bouley Restaurant. Right: The Fiesta Fatale Margarita, compliment of Patricia Richards. Late in the day, right after the sun has set, comes the most magical hour of summertime: twilight. That perfect time of day when the temperature has cooled, crickets start chirping, fireflies twinkling, and the day [Continue Reading...]