TIP OF THE DAY: Bruschetta From The Grill

Firing up the grill this weekend? Make bruschetta (pronounced broo-SKEH-tuh). We love a DIY bruschetta bar. Just rub the bread with garlic, brush it with extra virgin olive oil, grill, and place the slices on a platter along with all the fixings. Even easier, brush the bread with garlic olive oil! You can buy it,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mashed (Or Smashed) Pea Toast, The New Avocado Toast

[1] Mashed avocado toast gives way to mashed green pea toast, called Smashed Pea Toast at Bluestone Lane, a group of Australian-inspired cafés in New York City, Hoboken and Philadelphia. [2] Served Caprese-style. Here’s the recipe from Two Peas And Their Pod. [3] Esquites-style: Mexican corn salad with cotija cheese, lime and cilantro. Here’s the…
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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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TIP OF THE DAY: Fun Bagel Buffet

Bagel topping ideas from Arla, which makes delicious flavored cream cheeses including Herbs & Spices, Natural, Natural Light and Pineapple, with seasonal specialties.   If your idea of brunch includes bagels, it may also include pricey fish: Herring salad Sable Smoked bluefish Smoked salmon Smoked sturgeon Smoked trout Smoked tuna Whitefish salad and other delights…
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