TIP OF THE DAY: Kids’ Kabobs

Looking for fun cheeses with which to make your kids’ kabobs? Look no further than Rogue Creamery‘s flavored cheese curds.   Make cheese and fruit kabobs for the kids by using thin pretzel sticks instead of toothpicks or skewers. Use an ice pick to pierce a hole in cheese cubes and fruit (melon balls, grapes,… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Kids’ Kabobs”

TIP OF THE DAY: Whozu? Yuzu! Daiquiri! Recipe!

Add tangy yuzu juice to your next daiquirí for an new twist on a classic. You’llneed to garnish with lime, though: It’stough to find fresh yuzu.   July 19th is National Daiquirí Day. While we have a traditional Daiquirí recipe below, the Yuzu Daiquirí is poised to be a new favorite. Buy yuzu juice (an… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Whozu? Yuzu! Daiquiri! Recipe!”

TIP OF THE DAY: Cupcake Toppers

Insert “character cookies” into the tops of cupcakes to create an innovative and memorable dessert or snack. Animal cookies, people cookies, flowers and fanciful shapes turn cupcakes into edible sculptures that delight children and adults alike. You also can use the cookies on top of cakes or around the sides of a cake to create… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Cupcake Toppers”

TIP OF THE DAY: Salad Surprise

Try this recipe for mâche, also known as field salad, with rose petals, poppy seed, strawberries and kumquats.   Think of making your salad course a daily “special.” Instead of a simple, dressed green salad, look for something different to add to it each day: strips of chicken or beef from a prior day’s roast,… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Salad Surprise”

TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Rustic Bakery

More than 18 months ago, we were invited to a party in San Francisco to celebrate the anniversary of one of our favorite cheese makers, Cowgirl Creamery. Many great American cheese makers brought their best cheeses to the celebration. But what we remembered most following that assembly of fine fromage were the enchanting, irresistible flatbreads… Continue reading “TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Rustic Bakery”