PRODUCT: Multitasking Stuffed Burger Press

Cut a well with the smaller ring and add your favorite stuffing(s). Photo courtesy HSN.com.   We’ve seen a number of pieces from Cat Cora for Starfrit, a cookware line endorsed by the celebrity chef. But the newest, the Cat Cora by Starfrit 2-in-1 Burger Press is the one we’ll definitely use, over and over…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Greek Lamb Burger

A lamb burger, Mediterranean style. Photo courtesy Hubbard Inn | Chicago.   Whether you prefer classic condiments and traditional toppings or would rather go the adventurous route, the hamburger lends itself to many interpretations (see our long list of burger variations for every day of the month, and then some). At Chicago’s Hubbard Inn, Executive…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Three Minute Caramel Latte

Yesterday we wound up in a long line at Starbucks. All we wanted was a plain cup of coffee. Everyone else was there for a caramel latte or pumpkin latte, which require far more prep time. Please don’t think we’re being self serving, but you can make your own caramel latte at home, in three…
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COOKING VIDEO: Make Homemade Crackers

  Impress your family and friends with these homemade crackers. This easy recipe produces a gourmet cracker, fragrant with rosemary. Made with almond flour instead of wheat flour, the crackers are also gluten free. Serve them with cheese, hummus or other favorite dip or spread, salad or soup. Most people don’t think of baking their…
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PRODUCT: Nonni’s Salted Caramel Biscotti

“Our new exciting flavor!” proclaims biscotti-maker Nonni’s, and they are right. Nonni’s Salted Caramel Biscotti are a real find for the sweet tooth. Chunks of actual caramels are embedded in the biscotti, complemented by a quality chocolate dip and drizzle and a counterpoint of sprinkled sea salt. One might think that was good enough, but…
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