TIP OF THE DAY: How To Make Better Waffles

[1] BLT Wafflewich, a waffle sandwich (photo courtesy Elegant Affairs Caterers). [2] Waffle cups aren’t just for sundaes. Use them to hold a crisp, healthy veggie salad (photo courtesy Joy Cone Company). [3] You can take a gourmet approach to chicken and waffles with little touches like these (photo courtesy Honey Butter Fried Chicken |…
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RECIPE: Grilled Peaches Or Nectarines With Ricotta

[1] Peaches and cream, reimagined: Grilled peaches and ricotta, for breakfast, lunch or dessert (photo and recipe courtesy Good Eggs). [2] Organic stone fruits—nectarines, peaches and plums—from Frog Hollow Farm. They ship!   Part of our paean to summer’s stone fruits, our tip on easy fruit tarts and our recommendation of summer fruit salads with…
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TOP PICKS OF THE WEEK: Muuna Cottage Cheese, Oui Yogurt & More

[1] Muuna’s cottage cheese cups with fruit on the bottom come in 6 fruit flavors (photo courtesy Muuna). Yoplait’s new French-style yogurt line will have you saying “Oui!” (photo courtesy Oui By Yoplait). [3] Reuse-A-Pop is a mess-free opportunity for you to make your favorite flavor push-up ice pops (photo courtesy Russbe).   1. MUUNA…
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RECIPE: Fried Green Tomatoes & Savory French Toast With Tomatoes

We haven’t read the novel, Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistlestop Cafe. But in the film, while green tomatoes are fried up, we (a northerner and fan of heirloom tomatoes) missed a technical point. We didn’t realize that the green tomatoes were fried because they were not yet ripe. Plucked off the vine green (photo…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Crostini For Breakfast & Lunch

[1] Tomato and burrata crostini (recipe below—photo courtesy Good Eggs). [2] Avocado and sliced egg crostini (photo courtesy Safest Choice). [3] Instead of breakfast grilled cheese, make skillet fondue (photo courtesy La Brea Bakery). [4] Diced strawberries atop goat cheese (photo courtesy Whole Foods Market).   If you like to crunch on toast for breakfast,…
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