Want to become a more impressive cook instantly? Use compound butter! Also known as finishing butter, or beurre composé in French, it’s unsalted butter that has been blended with seasonings. There are endless variations. Escoffier published 35 combinations in 1903, and cuisine has evolved in many directions since his classic renderings of anchovy butter and […]

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What’s up for Sunday Brunch? Our favorite is a bagels and lox platter. There’s no cooking involved! This Lox and Bagel Board was created by Sherry Brubaker of the farm-to-table food blog: Backyard Bohemian. Sherry is a wife and mom of three, who went into the culinary industry after serving and earning a Combat Action […]

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[1] Breakfast pot pie, with breakfast fillings and a buttermilk biscuit crust (photos #1, #2, #3 copyright Hungry Couple NYC | Idaho Potato Commission). [2] We can’t wait to eat this! [3] Drizzle some honey on the biscuits, breakfast-style. [4] Pass a jar of honey to drizzle over the biscuits (photo © National Honey Board). […]

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April 22nd is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the birth of the modern environmental movement. Earth Day reminds people about the worrisome state of our planet, and what each of us can do to help. Earth day reminds companies and individuals to do what they can for a clean environment, and fight the ravages […]

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America wastes enough food each year to feed a hungry country: 63 million tons of it, from the field to processing plant to stores to homes. Every year, American consumers, businesses and farms spends $ 218 billion a year on food that is thrown away. It’s food that is unharvested or unsold. That’s 1.3% of […]

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Dalgona coffee is the newest coffee craze. Named after a South Korean honeycomb candy with a spongy texture and a similar list of ingredients, it’s pillowy, like the candy. It went viral in the U.S. last month when a TikTok user posted some how-to videos. You can now find photos of it on Facebook, Instagram, […]

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Recently we received a delightful pitch from Zola, a wedding planning and registry website, for an article on pairing wines and mocktails with wedding cakes. While it’s terrific information for anyone ordering a wedding cake, it’s also great for cake lovers in general. Be it birthday, anniversary, baby shower, holiday dinner, or any occasion to […]

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