Greetings from Champagne, France! I’ll be sure to get you a t-shirt with a Champagne flute on it! But I’ll get you more than that. I’m here this week, blending wines with the pros, devouring local cheese and charcuterie, gaining fresh insights as I go…and…I’ll also be at my computer in the Champagne region, popping the cork on our first full week of the dRosengarten.com Summer ’12 Schedule. Finally, when I return to the U.S. on the weekend of June 29, there’ll be info galore from France’s bubbly capital!
Visit dRosengarten.com this week for…
Tuesday, June 26, Weekly Feature:
The Green and the White: The Amazing Tale of Modern Asparagus
The world of asparagus is cross-dressing. Americans, for the first time, are clamoring for white ones; Europeans, for the first time, are clamoring for green ones. Zut alors! The whole wacky story is told here for the first time–including stunning pix from France and the U.S., plus great recipe ideas.
Thursday, June 28 , Classic:
’s Official Guide to Buying Shrimp
Ah, shrimp. Sshhri-i-i-m-mp. Those sweet, sea-drenched, poppy, crunchy, squirty little blocks of crustacean delight. In this week’sClassic, you’ll discover ’s personal guide to buying shrimp in a fairly unhelpful shrimp-market-atmosphere across the U.S..
Friday, June 29, New Video:
Making Roquefort, Tomato and Onion Bruschetta
This video features a recipeevolved from too many nights loitering at steak houses, where he has eaten too much tomato and blue cheese salad along with his hefty bones. The time paid off: in the video, you’ll see make a glorious emulsion of Roquefort and extra-virgin olive oil, slathered over a tomato-onion salad, the whole anchored by a thick, crusty, grilled piece of bread. Something new and scrumptious under the sun. Martini, please! And more Porterhouse!
Sunday, July 1, My 5:
Favorite Italian-American Dishes
Consider Italian-American Dishes. Renowned expertdoes all the time. Join him as he describes his ultimate Italian-American guilty pleasures in this week’s My 5…with gooey, irresistible photos, of course, dripping red sauce off the screen…