01/3/13

Best Surf & Turf, Ever!

Surf & Turf Filet Mignon Chilean Sea Bass

I just prepared the best “surf & turf” of my life. Filet Mignon and Chilean Sea Bass compliments of Certified Steak & Seafood.

Filet Mignon with Umami Merlot Sauce
Sake Poached Chilean Sea Bass

I’ll post the step-by-step recipes, with photos, in the next couple of days here on our website, but right now I’m going to lay on the couch and bask in the afterglow…

– Chef Perry

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12/22/12

Mushrooms: Nature’s Flavor Enhancer

Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate and MSG, is a sodium salt of glutamic acid, a naturally occurring non-essential amino acid. It is used as a food additive and is commonly marketed as a flavor enhancer.

For decades, concerns have been raised on anecdotal grounds, and hypotheses have been put forward, that MSG may be associated with migraine headaches, food allergies in children, obesity, and hyperactivity in children.

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