TIP OF THE DAY: Lemon Meringue Pie & 25 Recipes Beyond Pie

[1] This American favorite originated in Switzerland (photo courtesy American Egg Board). [2] Some people like their meringue slightly browned (photo #1); some like the full-on treatment here (photo courtesy McCormick). [3] Deconstructed lemon meringue tart, a work of art. Here’s the recipe (photo courtesy @Chef_Lymalaya.   August 15th is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day.…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Beer Jellies From Potlicker Kitchen

[1] Four of the 10 flavors of beer jelly (all photos courtesy Potlicker Kitchen). [2] Seasonal flavors are also produced. [3] Cook and bake to your heart’s content. How about peanut butter and jelly cups with beer jelly? [4] Beer jelly is a delicious glaze for proteins, and makes an easy sauce.   For a…
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RECIPE: Garlic-Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted cauliflower is a popular side dish in our home. Leftovers can be reheated, served cold with a vinaigrette, or added to a green salad. Our most recent discovery: Add some blue cheese dressing and toothpicks, and serve them with wine and beer. This recipe is from Chef Adrianne Calvo, of Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant…
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HOLIDAY GIFTS

We haven’t begun holiday shopping yet. But we’re not worried. Our list isn’t huge; and since no one we know needs any material possession we can afford, we long ago settled on disposable gifts—i.e., food. This year we have three favorites (and might we add, we’re gifting all three to ourself, as well).    …
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TIP OF THE DAY: Potato Fondue With Baby Potatoes

You may have used potatoes in an assortment of fondue dippers, but they can be served on their own with a pot of warm, dripping cheese. Try potato fondue as a first course at dinner (photo #1), or a light main course with an added protein dipper (ham, sausage or turkey chunks) and a salad.…
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