TIP OF THE DAY: Red Grapefruit, A Winter Treasure

[1] Grapefruit and goat cheese crostini. Enjoy them with a glass of sparkling rosé (photo courtesy Fit Mitten Kitchen). [2] Sliced red grapefruit (photo courtesy Fit Mitten Kitchen). [3] Fill an avocado half with red grapefruit, plain or lightly tossed with flavored olive oil or a sweet vinaigrette (photo courtesy Rio Star). [4] A grapefruit…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The New Deviled Egg Isn’t Deviled

We love this idea from food photographer and creative cook Melina Hammer, via Handsome Brook Farm. Handsome Brook Farm is a pioneer in organic pasture-raised eggs, with distribution on the East Coast. We can assure you that in blind tastes tests two years apart, organic eggs were the clear winner over other eggs. Which brings…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Soup Napoleon & Uses For Ring Molds

What’s a soup napoleon? It’s a name we gave to this recipe concept from Vaucluse restaurant in New York City. It sounds more appealing than “stack” or “cylinder” and more accurate than “tower.” A pastry napoleon is a stack of layered pastry, custard, and optionally, fruit. The mechanics are simple: A stack of four or…
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FOOD FUN: Waffle Fry Sliders

Nick of Dude Foods is nothing if not creative. These Waffle Fry Sliders are an example. “The only real problem I came across when making my Waffle Fry Sliders was finding decently sized waffle fries,” says Nick. “I bought a bag of frozen fries from the grocery store and upon opening it I noticed that…
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