TIP OF THE DAY: Pairing Beer With Pizza

The Craft Beer Association has applied its expertise to pizza pairing. Why not? Wine connoisseurs match the flavors of wines to dishes, to the nth degree (we know: we’re one of them!). Their chart below can be hard to read, so here’s our adaptation of the recommendations… …along with our recommendation for a tasting party…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Squid Ink Pasta (Really Cuttlefish Ink)

[1] Somewhat spooky: squid ink linquine with baby octopus. Here’s the recipe from Jultchik (needs translation). [2] Squid ink cavatelli maya be the creepiest pasta choice: Cavatelli look like grubs or maggots. This dish is from Marlow Bistro in New York City. [3] Here, squid ink shells are an option. These are in citrus-butter sauce,…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Superseedz Organic Flavored Pumpkin Seeds & More Good-For -You

1. SUPERSEEDZ ORGANIC, SHELL-LESS PUMPKIN SEEDS We have long been a fan of Superseedz, the best pumpkin seeds we’ve ever had. Now, the line has added organic varieties (photo #1). Editor’s Note: Those seeds growing inside a thick-skinned squash are safe from surface pesticides, but consumers want what consumers want: the word “organic” on the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mix Spaghetti With Zucchini Noodles

[1] Cacio e pepe, “cut” with zucchini noodles (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [2] Zucchini noodles, spiralized and ready to cook (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [3] A classic dish of Cacio e Pepe. Here’s a recipe from Philo’s Kitchen.   Two years ago, when zucchini noodles became the rage, many of us ran out to buy…
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TOP PICKS OF THE WEEK: Muuna Cottage Cheese, Oui Yogurt & More

[1] Muuna’s cottage cheese cups with fruit on the bottom come in 6 fruit flavors (photo courtesy Muuna). Yoplait’s new French-style yogurt line will have you saying “Oui!” (photo courtesy Oui By Yoplait). [3] Reuse-A-Pop is a mess-free opportunity for you to make your favorite flavor push-up ice pops (photo courtesy Russbe).   1. MUUNA…
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