TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Custard

Parmesan quiche with arugula salad: as a light lunch or a first course for dinner. Photo courtesy The Secret Menu. Here’s the recipe.   Custard is one of our favorite dishes: a symphony of cream, eggs and flavorings. Most people consider custard to be sweet—a dessert that ranges from good old American chocolate pudding to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Frittata

Making an omelet requires a bit of technique. If your omelets don’t look as lovely as you’d like, there’s an easy solution: Make a frittata! With an omelet, the filling ingredients are placed on the beaten eggs that are setting in the pan. As the omelet continues to cook, it is folded with a spatula…
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FOOD FUN: Paint Hard-Boiled Eggs

Why should Easter be the only occasion to rouse your inner artist by painting hard-boiled eggs? The practice of decorating eggshells is ancient, predating Christianity. Engraved ostrich eggs found in Africa date back 60,000 years. Decorated ostrich eggs, also replicated in gold and silver, have been found in 5,000-year-old graves in Egypt and Sumeria. [Source]…
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