I love making homemade pasta, and use a hand cranked pasta roller that is attached to my kitchen counter to achieve just the right thickness of dough sheets according to the style of pasta I want to make at home. Recently I was in a professional kitchen and smiled when I saw the same $25 device screwed into a counter. There are attachments for your electric mixers to make this job easier, but I have been fond of the crank method and continue to use this device. Continue reading
Category Archives: Contest
by Steven Doyle
The friends, staff and contributors of craveDFW wish to send you and your family glad holiday greetings. We will be busy the month of December celebrating all sorts of holidays like Ira Gershwin’s and Frank Sinatra’s birthday, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Eve. To help celebrate we will be offering a wonderful gift to a lucky reader daily. These gifts will range in value starting at $50. Some gifts will be food related, but not all. We will have several New Year’s Eve packages that include hotel rooms and dinner as well. Continue reading
Deep Ellum Brewing Company turns 1 on November 11, 2012 and to celebrate they’re opening up the doors of the brewery to friends and family that have made the first year possible. DEBC will have live music on stage in our beer garden, and tapping some special beers they held back from this year (like Dreamcrusher, last year’s Darkest Hour, Wealth & Taste and more), and debuting their first anniversary beer: Pollenator. Continue reading
Patsy Grimaldi is a purest when it comes to pizza. Grimaldi learned the trade from his Uncle Lancieri, who trained with the man credited with opening the first pizzeria in America in 1905. Lancieri opened his own pizzeria in East Harlem in 1931, where Grimaldi started learning the art of coal brick oven pizza at the tender age of 10.
In time, Grimaldi was ready to open the first of his two pizzerias in New York. Soon the smoky taste of his coal fired brick oven pizza became a “must have” for numerous pizza lovers and celebrities alike including Frank Sinatra and former NYC Mayor Giuliani. Continue reading
The official beers sold at the Addison Oktoberfest are the same beers sold at the Munich festival. So you may enjoy Spaten and Franziskaner under Schloss Addison, a 3,000 square-foot air-conditioned tent that resembles the beer halls of Munich. However, there is a broader choice should you visit the Sporthalle which features non-stop sports and entertainment on the big screen, traditional German food and beverages, and Biers of the World.
In Sporthalle you will find a broader list of brews including Estrella Damm, Sapporo Light, Fireman’s 4, Ommegong Hennepin, Bierra Moretti, Spaten Premium Lager, Pauwel Kwak, Spaten Oktoberfest, Cerveza Imperial, Spaten Dunkel and Quilmes. Continue reading
For those wanting to enter our Oktoberfest contests each day for the tickets and grand prize on Friday, we want you to know you can enter each day. What we plan to do is choose one winner each day and everyone will be eligible at the end of the week.
Here is a list of prizes which are in total valued at over $450. Continue reading
The 2012 Addison Oktoberfest is this coming weekend with a jumpstart Thursday, September 20, 2012. Stay with craveDFW each day this week as we share all the fun events and a few very unique opportunities to sample beer and food that very few will know about. This Oktoberfest has gained popularity over the years and generally will host up to 70,000 people.
We will be giving away free tickets each day and have an ultimate prize package that includes an authentic beer stein, a Spaten outdoor fire pit and so much more. Look for today’s contest at the end of this post. Continue reading