ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Cocktails And Cookies

Here’s a fun way to enjoy Irish oatmeal on St. Patrick’s Day: with a Baileys Irish Cream cocktail and oatmeal cookies. The recipe was developed at the R Lounge in Times Square, New York City, a venue listed by USA Today as one of the top 50 “best view” restaurants in the U.S. If you’re… Continue reading “ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Cocktails And Cookies”

PRODUCT: Wallaby Organic Greek Yogurt

One of 5 varieties of organic Greek yogurt. Photo courtesy Wallaby.   Wallaby Yogurt Company, a family-owned producer of organic yogurt, has launched its first line of organic Greek yogurts. Greek yogurt—properly called Greek-style yogurt when made outside of Greece—is typically triple-strained, removing much of the water to create a very thick texture. Wallaby, based… Continue reading “PRODUCT: Wallaby Organic Greek Yogurt”

TIP OF THE DAY: How To Poach The Perfect Egg

You need practice to poach the perfect egg, but consider it an important part of your culinary skills. If you listen to television’s Top Chefs, you’ll hear the masters say that their first challenge to a prospective line chef is to poach an egg. Today, chef Johnny Gnall takes you through the process. Tomorrow, we’ll… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: How To Poach The Perfect Egg”

TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Irish Breakfast Tea

That comforting cup of Irish breakfast tea is actually Assam, from India. Photo © Olga Miltsova | Dreamstime.   Most tea drinkers have heard of Irish breakfast tea. Fewer have heard of Assam (ah-SAHM). Yet—surprise!—they’re the same tea. The Irish developed such a fondness for the rich, malty black tea from northeast India that they… Continue reading “TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Irish Breakfast Tea”