TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Cheesesteak For National Cheesesteak Day


FOOD FUN: The Titanic As An Ice Cube

[1] Something new in ice cubes: the Titanic hits the iceberg (photo courtesy The Caveman’s Guide).   We have a quirky sense of humor. When we saw this quirky—some might say macabre or tasteless—ice cube mold, we had to have it. The mold makes cubes in the shape of the H.M.S. Titanic and the iceberg…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Corned Beef Recipes

March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day, is National Corned Beef & Cabbage Day. Corned beef and cabbage is a St. Patrick’s Day standard. But wait: The dish isn’t from Ireland, but from New York City’s Lower East Side.     WHAT IS CORNED BEEF? Although the exact beginnings of corned beef are lost to history, it…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Edible Utensils

There have been edible utensils before, and edible dishes too (think of the tortilla salad bowl or the rice noodle cups in Thai restaurants). But the category may be on the verge of a breakthrough: The Best In Show Winner at this year’s International Restaurant Show was Planeteer, for their edible utensils in different flavors.…
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FOOD FUN: $100 Meatball For National Meatball Day

March 9th is National Meatball Day. Meatballs are be made of different kinds of meat or blends, depending on local preferences. These days, there even vegan meatballs made from from grains, tofu and vegetables. What’s your favorite use for meatballs? The most popular meatball dishes in the U.S. include: Spaghetti and meatballs Meatball subs Meatball…
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