The meatball most Americans encounter are this fat, round composition of ground meats. It works best when made from a combination of lean ground beef and fatty ground pork or veal along with moist bread or breadcrumbs, herbs, cheese, and a spot of egg to bind the whole mess together. Drenched in marinara and served atop a bowl of spaghetti, the meatball is a staple of Italian restaurants across America.
The secret is day-old bread, soaked in milk or water, to bring lightness to the mixture. When you cook beef, pork or veal for too long, it starts to get tougher. But the bread in meatballs never gets tough. Use a lot of bread and your meatballs will be perfectly tender. Some chefs contend a 50/50 mix. Continue reading →
There is little to make a sandwich wonderful other than fantastic bread, well thought out seasonings and spreads, and a filling that should be unsurpassed. When deciding a list of our favorites, it seemed a more daunting task than originally thought. So much more came to mind as the list was settled.
With all the heartache of selecting which can stand alone as the very best, we humbly submit in no particular order sandwiches that we enjoy. Tell us your favorites and we will run out today and sample one. Continue reading →
Generations have celebrated certain restaurants in Dallas, enjoying the cuisine that made Dallas strong and certainly has given it character. Today we pay homage to a select handful of these Dallas classics and hope you will continue to enjoy them as time honors them with continued success.
I recall some old favorites including Zeider Zee, The Beefeater, Prince of Burgers and Southern Kitchen. Perhaps you have some memories of restaurants that come to mind. Continue reading →
What a fantastic evening to stroll Jimmy’s Food Store, Dallas’ premiere Italian grocer which also happens to curate the largest selection of Italian wine in the state of Texas. This evening from 5 to 7pm meet Stefano Poggi, the brand Ambassador for Beni di Batasiolo. For $10 you will be able to taste a variety of the best Italy and graze an antipasti buffet prepared by Jimmy’s staff. Continue reading →
Jimmy’s Food Store will be tasting some great wines from Treasury Wine Estates tonight. Also there will be deep deals on the wines. You don’t want to miss this one.We will also have a large antipasti to go with the wines. So come by and pickup a glass, try some great Italian wine, eat some good food and buy a bunch of wine for the summer. Continue reading →