TIP OF THE DAY: Fry, Don’t Burn

A deep fryer from Hamilton Beach, with temperature controls to prevent burning.   If you’re wary of frying foods because you’ve burned them, you may simply need to switch your oil—or use a cooking thermometer (you need a candy and deep fry thermometer) or deep fryer. Proper frying, says chef Louis Eguaras, takes place between… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Fry, Don’t Burn”

ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Oysters & Champagne

Oysters and bubbly are not just for New Year’s Eve. Oysters on the half shell are a favorite in Ireland. While they’re popular bar food with a beer, you can create a real celebration with sparkling wine. Whether with Champagne or the lighter and more affordable Cava and Prosecco sparklers, invite friends over to toast… Continue reading “ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Oysters & Champagne”