PRODUCT: Homemade Soft Serve at Mah Ze Dahr Bakery

Have it your way (cone, cup, brownie sandwich): soft serve made from scratch, from Mah Ze Dahr bakery in New York’s Greenwich Village (photos courtesy Mah Ze Dahr).   We celebrated National Ice Cream Day yesterday (it’s the third Sunday in July), by taking a short trip to Mah Ze Dahr bakery in Greenwich Village.… Continue reading “PRODUCT: Homemade Soft Serve at Mah Ze Dahr Bakery”

TIP OF THE DAY: 12 Best Summer Cheeses & A Recipe With Ricotta

If you still want your cheese plate on a hot summer day, these are the hot weather cheeses recommended by Janet Fletcher of Specialty Food Magazine, combined with some of our own. You can read her full article here, and create a more complex cheese course with the recipe below. Crescenza. This oozy, briefly-aged cow’s… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: 12 Best Summer Cheeses & A Recipe With Ricotta”

RECIPE: Individual Spinach Soufflés With Sun-Dried Tomato

[1] This spinach soufflé is made with sautéed whole spinach leaves (photo courtesy Bella Sun Luci). Fresh spinach, rather than frozen chopped spinach, gives the soufflé its pizzazz (photo curtesy Good Eggs). [3] Sundried tomatoes should look like this: bright red and moist. If yours start to dry out and turn color, place in a… Continue reading “RECIPE: Individual Spinach Soufflés With Sun-Dried Tomato”

TIP OF THE DAY: Julienne Or Shave Those Veggies!

Give a new perspective to everyday foods with some creative slicing. In these dishes, Chef Jennifer Day of Upper Story By Charlie Palmer in New York City, juliennes the vegetables and serves them either cooked, as with roasted halibut in photo #1; or raw, as with the grilled chicken salad in photo #2. The vegetables,… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Julienne Or Shave Those Veggies!”

TIP OF THE DAY: Authentic Greek Salad Recipe & The “American” Greek Salad

[1] The real deal: an authentic Greek salad from Little Cooking Tips. Here’s the recipe. [2] We love how Dishing Delish has arranged the Greek salad ingredients like a Cobb salad. Here’s her recipe for the Best Greek Salad Dressing. [3] We also love this deconstructed Greek salad: an appetizer on a romaine wedge. Here’s… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Authentic Greek Salad Recipe & The “American” Greek Salad”