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FOOD FUN: Potato Sandwich (Smørrebrød)

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RECIPE: Peaches & Cream Shortcake

[1] If potato sandwich sounds strange to you, call it by its original name: potato smørrebrød (photo courtesy Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Fingerling potatoes (photo courtesy The Cilantropist). [3] The leftover fresh dill can be used in many recipes: egg, tuna and potato salads, green salads, Martinis, omelets, sauces… (photo courtesy McCormick).   In Denmark, […]

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[1] First grill the peaches. [2] Slice the peaches before assembling the shortcake (both photos courtesy Completely Delicious). [3] One of summer’s delights (photo courtesy Frog Hollow Farm).   June 21st is the first day of summer. Somewhat less grandly, it’s also National Peaches & Cream Day. We’re always happy to have peach ice cream, […]

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In its second entry into the premium yogurt business (the first was Oui By Yoplait, last year), Yoplait has just launched YQ by Yoplait. It’s the “Smarter, Not Sweeter” Yogurt. The flavored yogurt has just 9 grams of sugar per 5.3-ounce cup. Compare that to the up to 32 grams of sugar per 6 ounces […]

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Chicken, Cornish hen, duck, goose, guinea hen, partridge, pheasant, poussin, turkey, quail… We love poultry! Here’s an idea from Chef Daniel Humm, co-owner of Eleven Madison Park in New York City. Chef Humm’s decoration is accessible to anyone who roasts a bird: Fill the opening of the cavity with a bouquet before bringing it to […]

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[1] It’s not sangria: It’s iced tea! (Photo courtesy Melissa’s.) [2] Iced tea for dessert? (Photo courtesy The Maple Guild.)   It’s a scorching day today, so we’re alternating glasses of ice water with glasses of iced tea. If you brew your own tea, you can give iced tea the “sangria treatment” by adding fresh […]

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We traditionally serve cheese on a platter; sometimes on a cutting board, especially one that looks great because we’ve never used it for cutting. (The rustic look, using a well-worn cutting board like the one in the photo, doesn’t look right with our fancy decor.) Our crudités have always been arranged on a large plate, […]

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This week’s featured products are a trio of beverages, from zero-calorie sparkling water to low-calorie iced teas to an exciting IPA (240 calories pee 12 ounces, and worth it). Here they are, in alphabetical order.     1. BEER: BALLAST POINT SCULPIN IPA IPA is the hottest category in craft beer, and it’s been our […]

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