TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Grapes With Burrata

Here’s something we’d never have thought of, and we’re grateful to the folks at GQ for sending us the recipe. It’s a showstopping appetizer or cheese course that takes literally one minute to cook: red grapes with burrata cheese. Developed by chef Jeff Mahin, the dish has become a staple at his Stella Barra Pizzerias…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Party With Veggie Sandwiches

Pile grilled veggies onto a sandwich. Photo courtesy Philadelphia Cream Cheese.   Why wait for Meatless Mondays to have a great veggie sandwich? Every healthcare professional advises eating less animal protein and more vegetables and grains. And of course, eating less meat is far better for the environment. So start by switching some of your…
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RECIPE: Tomato Cupcakes

A first for most of us: tomato cupcakes! Photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog.   Before raising an eyebrow, remember that tomatoes are a fruit! And cookbook author Hannah Kaminsky, who developed this recipe, is a fan. “When it comes to the divide between sweet and savory, the line that separates the two is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Grilling Tips

Burgers are the number one item grilled– although few are quadruple burgers, like this one. Photo courtesy Grilling.com.   Labor Day, just around the corner, is the third most popular grilling holiday of the year. According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association’s most recent State of the Barbecue Industry Report: 51% of grill owners…
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RECIPE: Seared Tuna With Roasted Peaches

It’s not an orange: It‘s a roasted peach, served with grilled ahi tuna. Photo courtesy Waterbar | San Francisco.   Peach season in the U.S. lasts from May through August or early September, thanks to the different zones and climates where they are grown. In the cooler weather states, the harvest starts later but lasts…
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