TIP OF THE DAY: Party On With Savory Spreads

We’re having a spread cocktail party. It’s not a Christmas/holiday party: We’re deliberately doing something different. There will be no cheese ball covered with bright red pomegranate arils, no eggnog scented with nutmeg, no holiday cookies. Just spreads. In fact, we’re calling them cocktail spreads, since we’ll be serving them with wine and cocktails. It’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Yes, It Is Safe To Refreeze Thawed Foods (Mythbuster)

[1] Frozen steak (photo courtesy Mart2Go.com). Frozen chicken breasts (photo courtesy The Spruce). [3] Frozen salmon (photo courtesy Frozen Tuna Fish). Frozen shrimp (photo courtesy Chef Julie Yoon).   Going through a pile of articles we tore out to read “later,” we found one that was well worth sharing. It’s about refreezing thawed foods. What…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Lighter Thanksgiving Leftovers–In Salads

Here’s our list of Thanksgiving leftovers: Appetizers: cheese, crudités and dip, deviled eggs, nuts, olives Cranberry sauce Fresh herbs (parsley, rosemary sage, thyme) Gravy Stuffing Turkey Vegetables: brussels sprouts, corn pudding, mashed potatoes   We’ve been deluged with leftover recipes for pizza, pot pie, sliders, and other foods that are as heavy as yesterday’s meal.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Nut Milk

November 23rd is National Cashew Day. This year, take a step away from the snack nuts and take a look into the newest cashew product: cashew milk. WHAT IS NUT MILK? Nut milks are non-dairy milks made from ground nuts. The liquid looks like cow’s milk, hence the name. Basic nut milk comprises nuts crushed…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Keep Gravy Hot

Yesterday we offered seven tips to fix gravy that was too thick, too thin, too salty, etc. So now that you have your perfect gravy, how can you keep it warm? It’s simple: Use your thermos! This tip works with gravy made in advance, as well as gravy whipped up just before serving…and the extra…
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