TIP OF THE DAY: 10 Uses For Croutons & Jumbo Croutons

[1] Our idea of croutons on salad (photo courtesy MorningStar Farms. [2] If you want to bake your own ciabatta, here’s a recipe from Brown Eyed Baker. [3] Premium dried oregano from Rancho Gordo.   We love good bread. Buttery or cracker-dry, fine or rustic crumb, plain or seasoned, tall or flat, soft or crusty,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Put Fruit On Your Sandwiches

You put cranberry sauce on turkey sandwiches, don’t you? Mango chutney on chicken or cheddar sandwiches? Goat cheese or brie with fig jam? How about fresh fruit? Fruit and cheese, a perfect complement on a plate, do equally well on a baguette, croissant or other bread. Lush stone fruits are a perfect complement, particularly ripe…
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GLUTEN FREE: Three Bakers Snackers Crackers

A gluten-free recommendation from Georgi Page-Smith, who reports on GF products for THE NIBBLE. One of the perks of my gluten-free lifestyle is the license I give myself to eat limitless quantities of cheese. Years ago I indulged my cheese cravings with perhaps the best cheese crackers ever to exist (including Cheez-Its): Gluten Free Cheddar…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Create An International Version Of Your Favorite American Sandwich

August is National Sandwich Month. We love sandwiches so much, we created a glossary with the different types of sandwiches. It is true that the Earl of Sandwich was inadvertently responsible for creating the modern English sandwich. But what we recognize as a sandwich—bread and filling—likely dates to around 9000 B.C.E., when permanent settlements were…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Caprese Sandwich

[1] Caprese Sandwich on a baguette. Here’s a recipe from Somewhat Simple. [2]Melt the mozzarella on a panini press! Here’s a recipe from Cooking Classy.   Every restaurant menu we’ve seen this summer has Caprese Salad on the menu. That’s because July and August deliver the best tomatoes of the year, and a Caprese—tomato, mozzarella,…
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