TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Homemade Applesauce

Homemade applesauce is one of the undersung delights of the table. Our mom made the best we’ve ever had, cooking McIntosh apples skin-on and puréeing them into velvet with a food mill (the recipe). These days, many of us are looking for simpler solutions. The hack is chunky applesauce: no food mill or elbow grease…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Texas Wines

Recently we attended a tasting of Texas wines from 14 wineries, held in New York City. If you’re not familiar with Texas wines, it’s because the residents of Texas buy up much of the production, leaving little to distribute elsewhere (check on Wine.com and other online etailers). Production from this relatively new wine area has…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Raclette

[1] Scraping melted raclette cheese onto the plate (photo courtesy Zuercher Cheese | Tumbler). [2] A cheese melter, used in restaurants and in homes of enthusiasts (available at Raclette Corner). [3] A home raclette grill from Swissmar, available on Amazon and elsewhere. [4] Pouring cheese from a Swissmar grill pan (photo courtesy Swissmar). [5] A…
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