COOKING VIDEO RECIPE: Indian Naan Bread, Comfort Food

  If you enjoy baking bread, try Indian naan. Naan, which means “bread” in Persian, is a flatbread similar to the original, pocketless pita. It is usually leavened with yeast and baked in a tandoor (clay oven). This distinguishes it from roti, which is cooked on an iron griddle called a tava (almost all Indian…
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RECIPE: Twists On The Margarita For National Margarita Day

Here’s more Margarita madness (deliciously different recipes) in anticipation of National Margarita Day, February 22nd. This year, change it up with a Cranberry Margarita, Pomegranate Margarita or Grapefruit Margarita recipe. The first two recipes are from Avión Tequila; the last is Felix restaurant in New York City’s SoHo, where Avión Silver is the tequila of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Store Coffee

Advice circulates that coffee beans should be kept in the freezer to maintain freshness. False! Freezing the coffee coagulates the natural oils contained in the beans. These oils need to emulsify to produce the body and mouthfeel of the coffee. Coffee is best right after it is freshly-roasted. Beans can be stored in the refrigerator…
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