RECIPE: Edamame & Corn Salad

Edamame and corn salad. Photo courtesy CitronLimette.com.   Here’s a fusion recipe: Corn is native to America, soybeans are native to Japan. Here, they marry in a sprightly oregano vinaigrette—oregano being native to the Mediterranean region and the Middle East. You can make this recipe with frozen or canned corn, but the idea here is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Olive Oil Cake

Our first encounter with olive oil cake came at a trattoria in our neighborhood. It sounded strange to us: We were raised in a butter culture, with a palate trained to recognize buttery goodness over margarine and cake mixes made with salad oil. But, this olive oil and basil cake (also made by the restaurant…
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