TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Custard

Parmesan quiche with arugula salad: as a light lunch or a first course for dinner. Photo courtesy The Secret Menu. Here’s the recipe.   Custard is one of our favorite dishes: a symphony of cream, eggs and flavorings. Most people consider custard to be sweet—a dessert that ranges from good old American chocolate pudding to…
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RECIPE: Savory Cheesecake

[1] Nacho cheesecake (photo courtesy TasteOfHome.com). [2] A no-bake savory basil cheesecake (photos courtesy Eat Wisconsin Cheese).   What’s a savory cheesecake? Using a base of cream cheese—just like dessert cheesecake—it’s a nonsweet cheesecake that combines savory ingredients: herbs, vegetables, seafood and/or other cheeses. A savory cheesecake: Can be a spread for party bread and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Lobster Caesar Salad

Looking for something special to serve for Mother’s Day or other occasion? Make the ever-popular Caesar salad into an elegant first course or main dish by adding lobster. 1. You’ll need two cooked 2-pound lobsters for 4 luncheon servings or 6 first courses. 2. Slice the tail meat lengthwise to place atop the salad; the…
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