FOOD HOLIDAY: Different Types Of French Fries, A Glossary

Today is National Julienne Fries Day. What are julienne fries? How do they fit in with all the other types of fries? Julienne is a French cutting technique, typically for vegetables, in which the food item is cut into long thin strips, similar to matchsticks. Another word for the same cut is allumette. The official… Continue reading “FOOD HOLIDAY: Different Types Of French Fries, A Glossary”

TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Chocolate Sandwich

Move over, pain au chocolat and chocolate croissant. We don’t have to go searching for you anymore. We can make the American version of a chocolate sandwich at home—in five minutes. A few days ago we suggested different uses for grilled bread. We saved the dessert version, grilled bread with chocolate, for today. As with… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Chocolate Sandwich”

FOOD FUN: The Turducken Of Sausage

Today’s Food Fun involves a word new to most people, engastration; a food familiar to many, turducken; and a bratwurst-hot dog riff on turducken. FOOD 101: ENGASTRATION Turducken consists of a de-boned chicken stuffed into a de-boned duck, which is in turn stuffed into a de-boned turkey. The dish is a form of engastration: a… Continue reading “FOOD FUN: The Turducken Of Sausage”