[1] Schmacon and eggs (all photos © Schmacon). [2] A Schmacon Cheeseburger (photo © Miguel Andrade | Unsplash). [3] Use Schmacon wherever you’d use bacon. Here, Schmacon with a peanut butter dip. Now that’s snacking! [4] Gotta love the Schmacon logo. [5] Schmacon at Costco.   The creator of Schmacon Certified Angus Beef® Bacon, smoked […]

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[1] Start with plain guacamole, chunky or smooth; then mix in your favorites from a long list of choices (photo © McCormick). [2] DIY guacamole provides a variety of mix-ins; here at Cocina 214 in Winter Park, Florida (photo © Cocina 214). [3] You can go fusion-style, too. Here, Argentinian-style guacamole, with grilled beef (photos […]

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[1] How can you resist this fall-flavor pizza: butternut squash, pancetta and crispy sage atop provolone and mascarpone cheeses (photo #1, #2 and #3 © DeLallo)? [2] Pancetta, a form of unsmoked, spiced bacon. [3] The whole pie: yes, please! [4] Provolone cheese flavors vary by age. Provolone piccante (sharp, piquant) is, aged for a […]

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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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When there’s a chill in the air, it’s time to make fondue or raclette. Most Americans are familiar with fondue; less so with raclette (rah-CLET—photo #1). Raclette is a melted cheese dish that’s easier to eat than fondue: no bread or veggies to get dropped and lost in the pot. Raclette is a specific type […]

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[1] Spicy beef dumplings with ginger scallion sauce (photos © City Dumpling). [2] Vegetable dumplings, resplendent in their bright green wrappers. [3] If you have extra fresh ginger, pop it into a glass of club soda (photo © Jan Schone | Stock Exchange).   Last night we ordered a dumpling sampler—30 Chinese dumplings!—from a new […]

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