TODAY IN FOOD: It’s Surf & Turf Day

The classic Surf and Turf is a lobster tail and a filet mignon. Photo courtesy MackenzieLtd.com.   Now, we must ask: Why would anyone make Surf &Turf Day fall on February 29th? Should we celebrate this tasty holiday only once every four years? Perhaps it’s put on Leap Day because of its ostentatiousness—it is, after… Continue reading “TODAY IN FOOD: It’s Surf & Turf Day”

TIP OF THE DAY: Make Rosemary Pepper Bacon

Winter days beg for hearty breakfasts and brunches, and this tasty bacon recipe is sure-to-please. Put strips of bacon on a baking sheet. Strip leaves from one sprig of rosemary per half pound of bacon and sprinkle them over the meat. Add fresh-cracked pepper to taste and roast at 400°F until crisp, about 10 minutes.… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make Rosemary Pepper Bacon”

TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Clam Chowder Day

Creamy New England clam chowder. Photo courtesy MackenzieLtd.com.   We’re happy as a clam that today is National Clam Chowder Day. (Although as our colleague Philip has always asked, why is a clam so happy? It sits immobile on the ocean floor, waiting to be scooped up for someone’s dinner.) You can celebrate with New… Continue reading “TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Clam Chowder Day”

FOOD TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Flavored Waters

If you can’t find the flavored water you want in a store—or if you want to save the amount of plastic you consume—you can make it yourself and save both money and the environment. Refill a 16-ounce water bottle with water and start by adding 5 drops of flavor extract (from the spice department) with… Continue reading “FOOD TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Flavored Waters”