We love steak tartare and order it whenever we find it on the menu. We tried to make it at home once, slicing the beef into a brunoise. It was not successful (our knife skills not a particular talent). We ‘collect’ photos of creative steak tartare This one from chef New York Chef David Shim, […]

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Hot chocolate with a cookie topper (photo © Nadezhda Moryak | Pexels).   The next time you take a batch of cookies out of the oven, poke a hole in them. Why? So you can use them with a straw, to top a glass of milk, iced coffee or other cold beverage. Sure, you could […]

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It’s been an unusual year, so how about an unusual spin on potato latkes, a traditional food for Chanukah / Hannukah (the difference in spellings)? Lovers of fried potatoes and Indian food will enjoy these Tikka Masala Latkes—latkes flavored with tikka masala spices. Mint Yogurt Sauce replaces the traditional applesauce an/or sour cream. Infusing classic […]

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Here’s something special for balletomanes and ballet students who like dark chocolate bonbons: Delysia’s Nutcracker Chocolate Collection. Only 50 boxes of this seasonal edition have been made. The 16-piece truffle collection contains four each of themed chocolates inspired by the holiday ballet. The images atop each chocolate are charming. And the centers are beautifully flavored: […]

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PigWizard is a sandwich shop with a storied address: Cannery Row in Monterey, California. Specialties include Porchetta Sandwich, Sausage Sandwich, Porchetta Poutine and other pork-based treats. While you can’t get a sandwich shipped to you, you can buy the house-made sausage and bacon online. And the house-made, air-fried pork rinds (chicharrónes), made from pork skin […]

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