VALENTINE GIFT: Red Moka Pot

The classic moka pot dons a red coat. Photo courtesy IMUSA USA.   Here’s a no-calorie Valentine gift for someone who loves strong coffee: a red moka pot. You can purchase the six-cup version at Macy’s for $14.99; it also is available in pumpkin orange and cobalt blue. A three-cup version is available at Kohl’s.…
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RECIPE: Chinese Steamed Dumplings With A Twist

Buffalo chicken dumplings: fusion food. Photo and recipe courtesy IMUSA USA.   The Chinese New Year begins on January 31st; the Super Bowl is February 2nd. Here’s a dish that combines both concepts: Buffalo Chicken Steamed Dumplings. The recipe for this fusion food—Chinese steamed dumplings crossed with Buffalo chicken wings—was developed by IMUSA USA. The…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Chicken Liver Pâté

Here’s a treat for everyone who loves pâté but can’t afford the duck and goose versions; as well as those who won’t eat their enlarged livers due to animal welfare concern.* This chicken liver pâté recipe, sent to us by the New York Times to share, was published in the January 26th Sunday Magazine section.…
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VALENTINE GIFT: A Different Take On Chocolate Kisses

Chef François Payard is making it easier to send kisses this Valentines Day. Check out his Dark Chocolate Raspberry Lips. Packaged in a red clutch-shaped box, the chocolate lips are filled with chocolate ganache that has a hint of ginger, and are packaged with with a white chocolate raspberry lipstick—a real lipstick that is both…
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