TIP OF THE DAY: Organic Eggs Vs. Free Range Vs. Cage Free

Not all organic eggs are created equal (photo courtesy The Egg Farm). By the way, the color of the shell has no bearing on flavor. Different hen subspecies lay different color shells. Mega-producers choose hybrid hens that lay the most eggs, for the longest period of time…and have white shells.   You may buy organic…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Organic Eggs Vs. Free Range Vs. Cage Free”

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…
Continue reading “RECIPE: Asparagus Bacon Strata & Kurobuta Bacon”

FOOD FUN: Green Eggs For St. Patrick’s Day

Who says only the Easter Bunny brings colored eggs? The St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun (i.e., you) can also bring them. We loved these designs from Terra’s Kitchen, a healthy meal delivery service. You can make them for the family, or get everyone involved in designing. Here’s how to make fancy colored eggs.   Make green…
Continue reading “FOOD FUN: Green Eggs For St. Patrick’s Day”

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 crème fraîche. 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)”