FOOD HOLIDAY: National Mushroom Month

September is National Mushroom Month, which made us wonder: Is there a logical way to choose which types of mushrooms go best in which types of dishes? We posed this question to the Mushroom Council and they gave us valuable mushroom pairing tips. We’ve included them in a new article along with mushroom buying tips…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sprouted Centerpiece

A bunch of neglected onions that have sprouted greens can be transformed into a table centerpiece or room accent when they are placed in a rustic bowl, terra cotta dish or other pottery. Don’t toss those over-the-hill veggies just yet: Turn them into an accent piece! See an even more glamorous centerpiece, Edible Arrangements.  

TIP OF THE DAY: Double Duty

Dishes that seem to be of limited use can multitask to serve several purposes. Soy sauce dishes, for example, can be used to serve lemon slices, individual condiments like chutney and tartar sauce, mini sides of applesauce, sour cream, and cocktail nibbles. Or use them to serve scallions, anchovies and other “optional” garnishes, as well as…
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