TIP OF THE DAY: 5 Ways To Use Chiles

Grilled chiles can be served plain, or in this Chiles Nogada (walnut sauce) recipe from Pom Wonderful. Photo courtesy Pom Wonderful.   In addition to shrimp on the barbie, how about some chiles? Here are 5 tips for using chiles from Chef Rick Bayless’ Frontera Grill: Jalapeño Chiles. Jalapeños are found in practically every market…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Whiskey Sour Day

Whiskey Sour. Photo by Lognetic | Fotolia.   August 25th is National Whiskey Sour Day. We’ll drink to that! The Whiskey Sour is one of the most famous of the classic cocktails, one that survived Prohibition, which saw the fall into obscurity of many other classics of the time (Satan’s Whiskers, anyone). Those that survived…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Nonni’s Biscotti Bites

We want many bites! Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   The history of Nonni’s Biscotti begins in the little town of Lucca, Italy, in the heart of Tuscany. There, among meandering cobblestone lanes and venerable piazzas, one particular Nonni (an endearing term for Grandma) made biscotti for her family and friends. When Nonni…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Crescent Dogs On A Stick

Crescent Rolls + Hot Dogs + Crescent Dogs. Photo and recipe courtesy Pillsbury.   You don’t need a grill to cook memorable Labor Day fare. Make that classic fun food, Crescent Dog on a Stick, in your oven. A hot dog wrapped in a cheese and a Pillsbury Crescent roll, the stick is actually optional…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: The Easiest Peach Pie Is A Galette

It’s National Peach Pie Day, peaches are in season and there’s no reason not to make a luscious peach pie. It’s just fresh peaches and a bit of sugar in an easy, handmade crust. If you’re not a natural pie baker, there’s a simple way to do it that requires absolutely no skill in rolling…
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