[1] The original Oysters Rockefeller from Antoine’s Restaurant in New Orleans (photo © Antoine’s). [2] Chefs who adapted the secret recipe often use spinach and diced bacon. Here’s the preparation at Monahan’s Seafood Market in Ann Arbor, Michigan (photo © Monahan’s Seafood Market). [3] Some “builds” include Mornay sauce, a classic French cheese sauce made […]

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It’s ironic that National Sangria Day is celebrated in the gray cold of winter*, when it’s traditionally considered a summer drink. But December 20th is National Sangria Day, and more sangria fans have been enjoying it year-round. As the recipe below shows, you can easily turn sangria into a winter refreshment. Get seasonal with the […]

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December 20th is National Sangria Day. Sangria is a wine punch or cocktail that originated in Spain long ago, with roots in ancient Rome (here’s the history of sangria). There are countless recipes for sangria, made with red, white or rose wine, including sparkling wine; and with different spirits, juices and fruits. Here’s a recipe […]

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[1] Oven-baked nuggets served Buffalo Wing style. Here’s the recipe from Every Last Bite (photos #1 and #2 © Every Last Bite). [2] Don’t like blue cheese? Serve chicken nuggets with your favorite dips. [3] Vegan nuggets: Alpha Foods used its Chikn-Nuggets to make a Buffalo Chickn hero/sub, with all the fixings: blue cheese dressing, […]

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[1] An aged wedge of authentic Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese: boldly flavored and aromatic (photo © Murray’s Cheese). [2] Wedges, curls and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (photo © Parmigiano-Reggiano Consorzio). [3] If you want grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, buy a wedge and grate it yourself. You can see the crunchy white tyrosines in the paste (body) of the cheese (photo […]

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