TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Big Papi En Fuego Gourmet Hot Sauce

One of the challenges of the food-writing profession is that, to do a really good job of it, you’ve got to taste everything straight off the spoon. Even hot sauce. Otherwise, the flavor of the bread, chicken or other food you’re using as a base gets in the way. Tasting soy sauce from the spoon…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Scottish Fare On January 25, Burns Night

Haggis in its “cook-in-bag” (the sheep’s stomach) can be found online.   In Scotland, January 25th is a national holiday that celebrates the birthday of the great romantic poet, Robert Burns, in 1759. On Burns Night, family and friends gather for an evening of good food and company—much like our Thanksgiving. A traditional Burns’ Supper…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Count Plates, Not Calories

Restricting your food intake to meet those weight loss goals? Treat yourself to beautiful dishes, cups, and glasses. What you eat will look more exciting and taste that much better. Even a cup of plain yogurt looks tempting in a beautiful red bowl (don’t forget a sprig of dill). It’s how they make the most meager…
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