TIP OF THE DAY: Make Dry Rubs For Meat & Poultry

[1] Take a look at the spices and herbs you own. Look for recipes online or use your own palate to choose what to use on your meat. These are some of the ingredients used in rubs for wild game by Wide Open Spaces. [2] Pick what you want for your blend. Use smaller amounts…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make Dry Rubs For Meat & Poultry”

TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Yogurt Moat For A Salad, With Sorrel

There are two ideas in today’s tip: Sorrel leaves in a green salad. A yogurt ‘moat.’   We loved the idea of a yogurt moat (photo #1), observed at Botanica restaurant in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles. In the photo, the chef piled a salad on top of a moat of garlicky sheep’s…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Yogurt Moat For A Salad, With Sorrel”

TIP OF THE DAY: Veggie Burgers For Labor Day

[1] The Island Burger has grilled pineapple, to whisk your taste buds to the tropics. [2] The Pita Burger has Mediterranean accents, including feta cheese. [3] MorningStar Farms makes its Classic line of veggie burgers in 11 flavors (all photos courtesy Morningstar Farms).   When one of Top Chef’s favorite chefs, Richard Blais. In addition…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Veggie Burgers For Labor Day”

TIP OF THE DAY: It’s Time To Make Turnovers

[1] Turnovers can be any shape you can seal and crimp (photo courtesy Country Living Magazine). [2] A cherry turnover from Pepperidge Farm. With the quality of the cherries and cream cheese dough in our recipe, below, no garnishing is necessary. [3] Bing cherries, sweet but fleeting (photography courtesy Washington State Fruit Commission).   Most…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: It’s Time To Make Turnovers”

TIP OF THE DAY: Turn A Banana Into A Work Of Art For National Banana Day

August 27th is National Banana Lovers Day (April 18th is National Banana Day 2018). While you’re on a long conference call, or waiting for an internet connection that’s taking its time, show your love by decorating your banana. No drawing talent? Take a Sharpie or a ball point pen and create swirls, zigzags, dots, whatever.…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Turn A Banana Into A Work Of Art For National Banana Day”