FOOD FUN: Gnocchi For Breakfast

Pasta for breakfast! Photo and recipe courtesy Giovanni Rana.   Here’s a fun idea for breakfast or brunch: “Gnocchi Homefries,” made with potato gnocchi instead of sliced potatoes, in yummy sage brown butter. Sauté with pancetta, onions and rosemary; or add sausage, and freshly-grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Or add it all, topped with a poached or…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Creme Fraiche, Mascarpone, Sour Cream

In photos, four cream-based products look alike. But the flavor, weight and production techniques differ. Vive la différence! Photo courtesy Vermont Creamery.   Cream is easily whipped into a delicious topping or filling. With a bit more effort at the dairy, it can be turned into enriched creams, including clotted cream, crème fraîche, mascarpone and…
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