COOKING VIDEO: Make Tortillas From Scratch

  If you’ve never made fresh tortillas from scratch, you’re in for a treat. Warm, fragrant and homemade-tasting, you can serve them as a flatbread at brunch or with a luncheon salad. Or of course, use them in your favorite Mexican recipes. Turn tortilla-making into a fun weekend activity for the family. It’s fun, and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Watermelon In Salad

Watermelon makes a salad more refreshing. Photo © Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.   We love watermelon salad in the summer: greens or herbs with watermelon and, sometimes, feta or goat cheese. We’ve published several watermelon salad recipes in summers past (links are at the bottom of this article). This year we present Watermelon, Tomato and…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Cheese Sacrifice Purchase Day

This one’s a bit quirky. Cheese Sacrifice Purchase Day is a “food holiday” for which one purchases cheese and “sacrifices” it to a mouse trap, in order to rid one’s home of mice. It sounds like a 19th-century British holiday to us, but we can’t find any knowledgeable references—just greeting cards to mark the occasion…
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