FOOD 101: Empanadas

[1] Latin American empanadas are made in individual portions (photo courtesy Fairway | NYC). [2] Chicken empanadas (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [3] Galician and Portuguese empanadas are made as a whole pie and served in slices (photo courtesy Maria Lunarillos)   May 8th is National Empanada Day. Most Americans know empanadas as fried Latin American…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Custard

May 5th is Cinco de Mayo. This year, it’s also the Kentucky Derby and National Hoagie Day. What’s a holiday-focused food writer to do? We can recommend that you use the Holidays & Occasions pull-down menu at the right and peruse the content for both holidays. But we’re going to focus on custard. Why custard?…
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