OK, a green-topped pizza is not just for St. Patrick’s Day. You can go green any time you’d like a pizza with assorted green veggies. Think green for spring; green for summer; green for National Pizza Month, October; and green for National Pizza Day in the [typically] cold, gray weather of February 9th. Depending on […]

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[1] A bottle of Yondu seasoning concentrate (photo © Yondu | Serpio). [2] Pasta and other sauces will taste better. Spaghetti With King Trumpet & Maitake Mushrooms (photo © Yondu). [3] Splash some Yondu into a stir-fry to heighten the flavors (photo © Yondu). [4] Three-minute vegetable soup with Yondu. The recipe is below (photo […]

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Plan ahead to enjoy this delicious sandwich on St. Patrick’s Day. It was created by DiBruno Bros. in Philadelphia, where it’s called the Irish Hoagie. The biggest challenge is finding a pumpernickel baguette in our area. We did find a pumpernickel rolls. If you can’t find anything similar, a pumpernickel bagel or a loaf of […]

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WE’RE BULLISH ABOUT SHEEP… …but not just any sheep. We’re crushing on Sarda sheep, the lovely ovine ladies living the luxe life of Italy’s gemstone island, Sardinia (Sardegna in Italian). What they produce is the extraordinary milk that makes the extraordinary Pecorino D.O.P (Denominazione d’Origine Protetta, or Protected Designation of Origin) cheese. D.O.P.* is Italy’s […]

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[1 & 2] (photos © Vicia Restaurant | St. Louis). [3] Serve ice cream in a quenelle shape for more sophistication. Here’s how to make it (photo © Lauren V. Haas | Breadhitz). [4] A few fresh mint leaves add a colorful note to monotone dishes (photo © Good Eggs).   Some people fall in […]

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[1] It may be familiar, but a stalk of celery can be an inspiration (photo © Good Eggs). [2] Celery salad tops a piece of grilled fish (photo © King Restaurant | New York City). [3] A Japanese take on raw celery sticks. Here’s the recipe from Bon Appetit (photo © Bon Appetit). [4] Celery […]

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