Chef Eric Greenspan Leaves the Next Iron Chef Redemption; Gives Great Hot Toddy Recipe

Chef Eric Greenspan (executive chef and owner of The Foundry on Melrose) may be now gone from “The Next Iron Chef Redemption” program, but he still has a new partnership with gourmet gift retailer Harry & David for a Seasonal Chef Program.

As part of the program, Chef Greenspan designed the Hot Apple Toddy – focusing on Harry & David ‘s Honeycrisp Apples.

Try it here:

Hot Apple Toddy

Serves: 4

 For Hot Apple Toddy:

Juice of 18 Harry & David Honey Crisp Apples (about 8 oz)
1 C. Laird¹s Applejack, or a comparable apple brandy
1 cinnamon stick
1 clove
1/2 cup of honey
1 lemon
1/2 cup fine loose-leaf green tea

Add the Harry & David Honey Crisp Apple juice, cinnamon, clove, and tea to a small saucepot and heat until simmering.  Remove from heat and allow to steep for 10 minutes.  Strain and return to heat until just boiling.

To Serve:

In separate coffee mugs, add 2 oz. Applejack, 1/8 cup of honey, a squeeze of 1/4 lemon.  Slowly pour in 1 1/2 oz. hot apple tea, mix and serve.

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Allrecipes Celebrates 15th Anniversary, Surpassing 15 Billion Recipes Viewed, 14 Million App Downloads And 1,000 Original Videos Created

SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ — Allrecipes.com,the world’s #1 digital food brand, celebrates its 15th Anniversary with more than 15 billion recipes viewed, 14 million app downloads, 1,000 original videos created, and nearly 200 million pieces of content uploaded, saved or shared by more than 25 million home cooks around the globe since 1997. Today, the site launched #RecipeForHappiness, a social campaign commemorating the happy moments made possible in the past 15 years by the shared recipes and content of Allrecipes’ community members.



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Tequila Distillery Casa Noble Announces “Noble Places” in Denver


Because having good tequila to drink is not enough, now you can enjoy it in official sipping venues.

As recently announced:

“Today, boutique tequila distillery Casa Noble announces the launch of its new club, Noble Places, in Denver. This summer, Noble Places will welcome a select number of venues in 15 cities throughout the U.S. into the Casa Noble family. Each of these unique venues – local neighborhood gems – will be highlighted with a feature on an exemplary staff member and their venue’s custom Casa Noble cocktail – specially created for this club – allowing customers, old and new, to get to know their neighborhood haunt before they walk through the door. The Denver launch is one of 15 Casa Noble plans to roll out across the U.S. over the summer.”

On top of that, you get a free download of “Eres La Luz” from Carlos Santana’s Shape Shifter album with each cocktail purchased at “Noble Places”

See it at: http://nobleplaces.casanoble.com/

Global Popstar Katy Perry Partners with Popchips

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — popchips, inc., the top selling line of popped chips and one of the fastest growing snack brands in the u.s., today announced that katy perry, global pop superstar and long-time fan of the brand, has joined popchips as an investor and ambassador that will include being featured in the company’s first national advertising campaign launching this fall.

what started out as a snack craving for katy perry has turned into an exciting partnership, combining katy’s unique style and personality with the innovative, grassroots brand that has quickly become one of the most popular snack brands in america.

“i remember it was late at night, and i was craving a midnight snack without the guilt,” said katy perry, “the bag stood out in the minibar, and i was pleasantly surprised when i read the back of the label and saw that it was a healthier choice. i was hooked after my first bite! when i discover something good, i want to share it with everyone i know, so i tweeted about it; popchips came to me, and i’ve decided to invest in popchips and join the team as a creative partner!”

popchips has created a new category of popped snacks with its delicious, guilt-free option to the fried (unhealthy) and baked (undelicious) choices lining snack aisles. since launching in 2007, popchips has developed a passionate following and has been winning awards and acclaim as the “best snack,” “best chip” and as one of “america’s hottest brands.”

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