TIP OF THE DAY: Eggs In A Nest & Dark Vs. Light Baking Pans

[1] Eggs in nests for breakfast (photo courtesy Cooking Light). [2] Bunny rabbit rolls (photo courtesy Artisan Bread In Five).   What’s on tap for Easter breakfast? How about eggs in crispy hash brown nests (photo #1). If you want to make the adorable bunny rabbit rolls to serve with them, bake them first. You…
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TIP OF THE DAY: One-Pan Main & Side

Our pots and pans don’t go into the dishwasher: They need to be hand-washed. While hot sudsy water and a Scrub Daddy do the job, we wouldn’t overlook the opportunity to save our manicure. So we were all ears when Good Eggs sent us this recipe to cook the main and the side in one…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sheet Pan Dinners

For its Fish Friday Favorites series, McCormick enlists food bloggers to develop easy recipes. This week’s theme is “baked in sheet pans,” using McCormick’s packets of seasoning mixes. McCormick makes 18 different seasoning packets: two each for Bag & Season (for meats), Chili, Gluten Free, Gravy, Home Style Classics, Italian, Mexican, Slow Cooker and Snacks…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Create A Spring Dinner

A few days ago, our wine collectors group had its scheduled team spring dinner, an annual event that celebrates the emergence of spring fruits and vegetables. Problem is, nature isn’t cooperating. We’re still waiting for some of our favorite spring produce to show up in stores in the chilly Northeast. Even though some of them…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Plate Decorating With Sauce

[1] These “flowers” are simply polka dots pulled together with a toothpick (see the video below; photo courtesy Gardenia | NYC). [2] Any food that isn’t made in a sauce can be decorated (photo courtesy Shalit Foods). [3] Keep your favorite sauces in the fridge, ready to squeeze (photo courtesy Pure Joy Concepts). [4] You…
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