TIP OF THE DAY: Serve Eggs In Mini Flower Pots

Last spring we published a tip on serving foods in mini flower pots—the size that can be used to pot small succulents. You can use them anytime: to serve breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, desserts and snacks. You can find mini flower pots in terra cotta or terra cotta-colored plastic. Either can go into the dishwasher.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Heart Shaped Valentine Desserts

You’ve got time to plan a special heart-shaped Valentine dessert. We cruised through Amazon.com and found these heart-shaped pans and molds for inspiration: Heart-shaped bundt pan Heart-shaped cakelet pan, three-tiered individual cakes and more Heart-shaped 9″ cake pan Heart-shaped 10″ cake pan Heart-shaped donut pan Heart-shaped foil baking cups for cupcakes or custard Heart-shaped giant…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Removing Pieces Of Egg Shell

Do your eggs crack cleanly, or deposit fragments of shell? Photo by Michael Lorenzo | SXC.   The biggest frustration we have in the kitchen is getting fragments of egg shell out of cracked eggs. Some might say that if this is our biggest problem, we should consider ourselves lucky. But the frustration of trying…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Best Scrambled Eggs

What’s the secret to making the best scrambled eggs? Our mom added milk; other people use water or club soda. According to super chef Wylie Dufresne of WD-50 in New York City, the magic comes from cream cheese. Here’s his recipe: RECIPE: BEST SCRAMBLED EGGS FROM CHEF WYLIE DUFRESNE Ingredients Per Serving 2 eggs Salt…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Unscrambling The Myth Of Cholesterol In Eggs

Common misconceptions about dietary cholesterol and its impact on heart disease keep many people from eating eggs, despite their nutritional benefits and “comfort food” taste. However, almost 40 years of research* shows that healthy adults can enjoy an egg every day without significantly impacting their risk of heart disease. Since February is American Heart Month,…
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