Few people would call a bagel beautiful, but Baldor Specialty Foods has overturned that notion. On top of an everything bagel with cream cheese, they have arranged: Capers Edible flowers Chives Mini cucumbers Pickled red onions Salmon Caviar Smoked Salmon   You can substitute goat cheese for the cream cheese. If your Mother’s Day breakfast […]

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Here’s an idea for Mother’s Day for moms who don’t want cake or other baked dessert: Brie. Brie and its cheese brothers are known as bloomy-rind, soft-ripened or surface-ripened (i.e., ripened from the outside) cheeses, referring to their their downy, edible white rind. The cheesemaker creates the rind by adding a powdered form of mold […]

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Feijoa, a native of South America now grown in other subtropical climates (photo courtesy Baldor Specialty Foods).   The feijoa (FEE-joe-ah)is an egg-shaped fruit with a thin, lime-green skin. The fruit originated in the highlands of southern Brazil, parts of Colombia, Uruguay, Paraguay and northern Argentina. Today it is grown around the world in semi-tropical […]

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As any dieter knows, what you eat makes the biggest difference in just how much weight you lose. Having said that, you don’t have to be on a diet plan to lose the unwanted weight and get into shape. The diet solution is basically consuming the correct varieties of food. This will make all of […]

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May 5th is Cinco de Mayo. This year, it’s also the Kentucky Derby. What’s a holiday-focused food writer to do? We can recommend that you use the Holidays & Occasions pull-down menu at the right and peruse the content for both holidays. But we’re going to focus on custard. Why custard? Well, May 5th is […]

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The best way to avoid one of men’s biggest fears when it comes to dating is falling into the friend zone. The new adage of ‘she not that into you’ is the modern cliché that many guys dread of hearing from women. If you are looking for the perfect date with the potential for something […]