TIP OF THE DAY: Make Gazpacho Shooters Or A Gazpacho Bar

[1] A gazpacho shot at Fabrick | NYC. [2] A blender gazpacho from OuiChefNetwork.com. Here’s their recipe for their beautiful, orange-hued gazpacho.   As the party is getting started, serve guests a gazpacho shot. Gazpacho, a chilled vegetable soup, is so refreshing on a warm day. Why National Gazpacho Day is December 6th, we have…
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JULY 4TH RECIPE: Red, White & Blue Whoopie Pies

Patriotic whoopee pies from the Blueberry Council.   The Blueberry Council wants to make it easy for you to create red, white and blue food for July 4th. The recipe is simple: a box of red velvet cake mix, a jar of Marshmallow Fluff (or other marshmallow creme, or homemade) and fresh blueberries. For a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cooking In Parchment, Or “En Papillote”

Today is the first-ever National Parchment Day, celebrated on the last Wednesday of June to bring awareness to those who have not yet discovered the joy of working with culinary parchment. The holiday was created by PaperChef, a leading producer of premium culinary parchment. The right way to declare a holiday is to submit a…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: SunGold Kiwi From Zespri

You may think of kiwifruit as green, but in the wild they are found in red and yellow as well. In the late 1970s, New Zealand kiwifruit growers began experimenting with the breeding of a golden kiwifruit (in the U.S., we call it “kiwi” for short). In 1992, Zespri—the world leader in premium quality kiwifruit—selected…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Watermelon Steaks

[1] Grilled watermelon steaks with walnut gremolata (photo courtesy McCormick). [2] Use seedless watermelon (photo courtesy Bridges Produce).   We’ve previously recommended cauliflower steaks and grilled cabbage steaks. Today’s “field meat” steaks are made with watermelon. The sweet fruit is grilled with savory seasonings to create a special first course. Seedless watermelon is cut into…
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