TIP OF THE DAY: Whozu? Yuzu! Daiquiri! Recipe!

Add tangy yuzu juice to your next daiquirí for an new twist on a classic. You’llneed to garnish with lime, though: It’stough to find fresh yuzu.   July 19th is National Daiquirí Day. While we have a traditional Daiquirí recipe below, the Yuzu Daiquirí is poised to be a new favorite. Buy yuzu juice (an…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cupcake Toppers

Insert “character cookies” into the tops of cupcakes to create an innovative and memorable dessert or snack. Animal cookies, people cookies, flowers and fanciful shapes turn cupcakes into edible sculptures that delight children and adults alike. You also can use the cookies on top of cakes or around the sides of a cake to create…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Salad Surprise

Try this recipe for mâche, also known as field salad, with rose petals, poppy seed, strawberries and kumquats.   Think of making your salad course a daily “special.” Instead of a simple, dressed green salad, look for something different to add to it each day: strips of chicken or beef from a prior day’s roast,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Snazzy Spinach Salad

These basic ingredients combine magically: Spinach Granny Smith apples Walnuts or pecans (toast them for even more deliciousness) Goat cheese, blue or feta cheese Fig balsamic vinegar and olive oil   Serve a whole fresh fig or two as a garnish. To make this salad a main meal, add Serrano ham or prosciutto and serve…
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