TIP OF THE DAY: Breakfast Salad

[1] Bacon and egg over Caesar Salad. [2] Deconstructed Eggs Benedict: poached egg, julienned Canadian bacon and English muffin crouton atop a mixed green salad. [3] Romaine, apples and grapes with a honey-yogurt dressing, topped with granola (all photos courtesy Food Network; the recipes are below).   We first heard of breakfast salad in 2014.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Find A CSA & A CSF

Oops: We missed National CSA Day, which was held this year on February 24th. It’s a floating holiday, the last Friday in February, so it’s a different day each year. Our calendar of food holidays, first created in 2005, doesn’t accommodate variable dates, so it served up today’s date. Still, CSAs deserve as much attention…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Seafood Gravy With Biscuits Or Toast

[1] Elevate your biscuits, like these kabocha sage biscuits. Here’s the recipe from Betty S. Liu. [2] Simple oyster gravy. Here’s the recipe from Anson Mills. [3] Put an egg on it (photo courtesy Pillsbury). [4] Surf and turf: oyster gravy over ham and biscuits (photo courtesy Pillsbury). [5] Shucked oysters. Your store may also…
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RECIPE: Chocolate Sea Salt Almonds

February 25th is National Chocolate Covered Nuts Day. While you can easily head to the nearest store to pick up some chocolate-covered nuts, nut clusters or turtles, chocolate-covered nuts are something that you can easily make at home. Prefer to buy them? Our favorites are the Triple Chocolate Almonds from Charles Chocolates, coated in milk…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Aïoli, The Original, The Modern & A Party

[1] As a sauce or dip with boiled potatoes (photo courtesy Quinciple). [2] Tarragon aïoli as a dip with shrimp (here’s the recipe from Real Simple). [3] Le Grand Aioli: make a platter for your next gathering (here’s a story from Edible Seattle). [4] Just open the jar and use these flavorful aïoli from Delicious…
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