FOOD HOLIDAY: Carpaccio For National Filet Mignon Day

Filet mignon, the most tender and expensive cut of beef, comes from the small end of the tenderloin, and accounts for less than 1% of the entire carcass of the steer. The term “filet mignon” is a French derivative, the literal meaning is small (mignon) boneless meat (filet). On restaurant menus it is called filet…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Black Mission & Green Kadota Figs

Summer is fresh fig season. If you enjoy dried figs the rest of the year, go out of your way to enjoy them fresh. Last month we wrote about how to use fresh figs for breakfast, lunch and dinner. But we’ve been reveling in them in the weeks since then, and want to send this…
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