SUPER BOWL: The “Bivalve Bowl”

From January 26th through January 31st, the New England Patriots-Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl match-up will be preceded by a competition between bodaceous bivalves. The storied Grand Central Oyster Bar in the heart of Manhattan is hosting “Super Bowl XLIX Oyster Platter,” pitting two New England oysters (Katama and Wellfleet) against two Washington challengers (Discovery Bay… Continue reading “SUPER BOWL: The “Bivalve Bowl””

TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Jam

Savory jams. From top, clockwise: tomato jam, garlic jelly, onion jam and pepper jelly. Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE.   Jam is a preserve of crushed whole fruit, boiled with sugar into a sweet spread. The use of jam to describe a food dates at least from the 1730s, and probably derives from… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Jam”