TIP OF THE DAY: Bunless Burgers

Most store-bought burger rolls are pretty blah: a form of white bread used to hold the burger. Earlier, we suggested 25+ alternatives to the burger bun, from baguette to brioche to pretzel roll. Even when the roll is special, it begs the question: Does the bread serve any purpose other than enabling utensil-free eating? We…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Eat More Fish With Sashimi Salad

If you want to eat more fish but don’t like cooking it, here’s an easy idea: sashimi salad. Just toss sliced fish over greens. Instead of opening a can or searing the fish tataki-style (briefly seared), sashimi salad is an easy alternative. A decade ago one of our favorite neighborhood sushi bars closed, taking with…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cooking In Parchment, Or “En Papillote”

Today is the first-ever National Parchment Day, celebrated on the last Wednesday of June to bring awareness to those who have not yet discovered the joy of working with culinary parchment. The holiday was created by PaperChef, a leading producer of premium culinary parchment. The right way to declare a holiday is to submit a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bouquet Of Crudités

At every party and dinner, we have a basket of crudités as a better-for- you option and for those with dietary constraints. For Mother’s Day, we’re adding some flower power with this Bouquet Of Crudités from Hidden Valley, Hidden Valley serves them with their Original Ranch Dressing; we’re making a nonfat yogurt dip. RECIPE #1:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Riced Cauliflower, Cauliflower Rice

Top: No rice involved—this mushroom “risotto” was made by HealthyFellow.com from riced cauliflower. Here’s the recipe. Center: JoyLoop brand is sold at Good Eggs | San Francisco, perhaps the most wonderful food purveyor in the U.S. Bottom: In the U.K., CauliRice.com sells plain cauliflower rice, plus Indian, Mediterranean and Thai flavors.   Cauliflower rice, also…
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