TIP OF THE DAY: Beurre Blanc, Beurre Noir & Beurre Noisette

Yesterday we wrote about LoveTheWild, a line of frozen fish entrées with pats of flavored butter (compound butter) that melt into a sauce. The concept of compound butter comes from French cuisine, but French butter sauces don’t stop there. Today, we take on three butter preparations that are used as sauces—sauces that you can easily… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Beurre Blanc, Beurre Noir & Beurre Noisette”

TIP OF THE DAY: Pimento Cheese Spread & Pimento Cheese Pizza Rolls

[1] A popular Southern snack: pimento cheese with bread or crackers (photo courtesy Wisconsin Cheese Talk). [2] Pimento cheese with crudit?s (photo courtesy 33 Greenwich | NYC). [3] Other subspecies are easily substituted for pimento. They?re sold as generic ?roasted red peppers? (photo courtesy Kalyn?s Kitchen). [4] These pizza rolls are delicious with wine, beer… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Pimento Cheese Spread & Pimento Cheese Pizza Rolls”

RECIPE: Summer Squash Crostini With Goat Cheese

Don?t let summer slip away without trying this sunny bruschetta, for breakfast, lunch, snack or a first course at dinner. It was created by Kelley Epstein of Mountain Mama Cooks (her mountain is in Park City, Utah). The recipe was sent to us by Vermont Creamery. You can use flavored goat cheese instead of plain.… Continue reading “RECIPE: Summer Squash Crostini With Goat Cheese”

TIP OF THE DAY: Quail Eggs Are Festive (& Have No Salmonella)

[1] Quail eggs and chicken eggs. Quail eggs are one bite, chicken eggs are four bites (photo courtesy Petrossian). [2] Blini with quail eggs, trout roe and cr?me fra?che. Here?s the recipe from Martha Stewart. [3] Quail egg stuffed mushrooms. Here?s the recipe from Bite Delite. [4] The quail herself (photo courtesy Red Ted Art).… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Quail Eggs Are Festive (& Have No Salmonella)”

TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Snack Factory Dessert Thins

Our Top Pick Of The Week is Snack Factory Dessert Thins, a new line of thin cookies that are just 30 calories apiece. If you?re cutting back on sweets but are yearning for ?just a bite,? consider these a solution. Our runners up span good-for-you foods like Pete & Jerry?s Organic Hard Boiled Eggs, Bonne… Continue reading “TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Snack Factory Dessert Thins”