TIP OF THE DAY: Quick Homemade Ramen Soup

[1] This comfort food is ready in just 10 minutes with this recipe (photo courtesy Good Eggs | SF). [2] Three ramen options at Kabuki Japanese Restaurants: [3] Ramen soup with yuba, called “tofu skin” in English; a by-product of soy milk production (photo courtesy Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog. [4] Tonkatsu ramen soup, with…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spider Bundt Cake

[1] and [2]: Two different stylings for a spider bundt cake. [3] Set toothpicks between the folds where you’ll pipe the legs. [4] Pipe the legs, add the face candies, and that’s it (all photos courtesy King Arthur Flour).   For working folks, today’s the last day to bake something special for Halloween. Every year,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Party Cake (Actually, A Torte)

You probably have favorite easy-to-make party recipes that save you time and energy while treating your guests. Today, we suggest one for dessert, from King Arthur Flour. It’s actually a torte, shorter than a layer cake. Here’s the difference between a cake and a torte. A tart is something different entirely, with a shortbread crust…
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HALLOWEEN RECIPE: Spider Deviled Eggs

What to serve with your Halloween cocktails? Spider Deviled Eggs are a good start, perhaps with some Bloody Eyeball Deviled Eggs. The recipe below was developed by Rachael Hutchings of La Fuji Mama, a cooking blog that brings world flavors to the family dinner table; and sent to us by the California Avocado Board. Here’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Celebrate Diwali With Indian Food

You don’t know how to cook Indian cuisine to enjoy a quality dinner at home. [1] and [2] A family favorite, Tandoor Chef Chicken Tikka Masala (photos courtesy Tandoor Chef). [3] Amira rice, an authentic Indian brand (photo courtesy Amira Foods). [4] A relatively simple rangoli made by college students. Some designs are very elaborate…
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