RECIPE: Egg Salad For National Egg Salad Week

It’s National Egg Salad Week, reason to explore what makes a really great egg salad. Hard-cooked eggs + mayo isn’t egg salad, but a recipe called eggs mayonnaise. It’s pretty dull. You can add celery and onions to make egg salad and call it quits at that—but you can do so much better! Check out…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Grilled Cheese Month (& Caramelized Onions!)

It’s National Grilled Cheese Month, and we have been happily delving into our collection of gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. The restaurant Primehouse New York has added another winner to our list: Cinnamon Raisin Grilled Cheese. It’s fresh goat’s cheese, caramelized onions, bacon and warm fig jam on grilled raisin bread. Don’t you want to make…
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TIP OF THE DAY: B.Y.O.I.T. (Brew Your Own Iced Tea)

It’s iced tea season; brew a batch. Photo courtesy TeaForte.com.   As the weather grows warmer, our thoughts turn to iced tea. Even though fine brewed tea continues to grow in popularity—and tea is the second most-consumed beverage in the world, after water—about 80% of the tea sold in the U.S. is bottled tea, generally…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Today is National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day. Enjoy a sandwich with a glass of milk, and make some peanut butter & jelly ice cream: 1. Soften a pint of vanilla or chocolate ice cream (or frozen yogurt) and put the ice cream in a mixing bowl. 2. Add 4 tablespoons PB (creamy or crunchy)…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Paella Day

Paella mixta, one of the three most popular types of paella. Photo by Monkey Business | Dreamstime..   Paella is one of the world’s great rice dishes. It was first created in Valencia, a region on the East coast of Spain, and was originally cooked over a fire in the fields as a communal lunch…
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