TIP OF THE DAY: Use Your Waffle Or Pizzelle Maker For Savory Sandwich Cones

[1] Shrimp, remoulade and crunchy red cabbage: our inspiration for today’s tip (photo courtesy Savannah Seafood Shack). [2] A waffle roller (at right) turns a round waffle into a cone. Here’s the technique from Celebrate-Creativity. [3] The same sandwich cone maker creates ice cream cones (photo courtesy Chef’s Choice).   A few years ago, we…
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PRODUCTS: This Week’s Favorites, Most Gluten Free

[1] One of three flavors of new Muesli Cups—two are gluten free—from Bob’s Red Mill (photo courtesy Bob’s Red Mill). [2] Cali’flour cauliflower pizza crusts, including new Jalapeno (photo courtesy Cali’Flour Foods). [3] Snikiddy’s baked cheese puffs, organic and gluten-free (photo courtesy Snikiddy). [4] Trader Joe’s Birthday Bar: white chocolate, cookie crumbs and sprinkles (photo…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Breakfast Tartines

Tartine is the French word for an open-faced sandwich with a rich spread or fancy topping. The word actually refers to a slice of bread. Tartine is the French diminutive of the Old French and Middle English tarte, derived from the Late Latin torta, a type of bread*. We have a childhood recollection of a…
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RECIPE: Asparagus Bacon Strata & Kurobuta Bacon

Frittatas and stratas are dishes that work for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They’re egg-based dishes similar to an omelette or a crustless quiche, incorporating meat or seafood, cheese, and/or vegetables. The word frittata means “fried” in Italian, and frittatas are typically made in a skillet. But when we drilled down into this recipe, which was…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Hong Kong Waffles, Bubble Waffles, Egg Waffles