TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Hot Dog Rolls (Or Buns, If You Insist)

[1] Classic hot dog rolls have tapered edges (photo courtesy Murray’s Cheese).< [2] New England-style hot dog rolls have straight edges, which get crisp when toasted (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [3] A New England hot dog pan (photo courtesy USA Pan).< [4] Woo hoo: Slotdogs (photo courtesy Gadgetify).   Following up on yesterday’s homemade…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Gift For Cookout Hosts ~ Homemade Burger Buns

If you’re invited to a cookout over Memorial Day weekend or any other time during outdoor grilling season, you can make what will be a very popular contribution: Homemade burger buns. TWO BURGER BUN RECIPES King Arthur Flour has two recipes: RECIPE #1: Sesame Burger Buns Baker after baker commented on the website that these…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Bela Sardines & Mackerel

[1] Close-up on a school of sardines (photo courtesy AP | Ventura County Star). [2] Cleaned, cooked and canned by BELA Brands (photos #2 and #3 courtesy BELA). [3] Open the can and… [4] Dig in (photo courtesy Food52). [5] Easy tapas, with tomato or pimento on a baguette slice (photo Wikipedia Commons). [6] Not-much-more-difficult…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Stocks & Soups From Trimmings

[1] Lots of trimming to come (photo courtesy True Food Kitchen). [2] Stock, ready to use or freeze—or season it and enjoy a cup of broth (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [3] Plan B: Instead of stock, turn those trimmings into a purée of vegetable soup (photo courtesy Botanica | LA).   When we were quite…
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TIP OF THE DAY: National Hummus Day: Try A New Brand!

[1] Black Garlic, one of 11 delicious flavors of Hope Hummus (photo courtesy Hope Foods). [2] One of our favorite ways to serve hummus: topped with salad ingredients and, as a lunch dish, with a hard-boied egg (photo courtesy Shayla | NOLA). [3] Woo hoo, chocolate hummus (photo courtesy Hope Foods).   May 13th is…
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