TIP OF THE DAY: Goat Cheese For Breakfast

It’s the second day of the Year Of The Goat, and we’re focusing on goat cheese for breakfast. We love goat cheese so much, that a log or tomme of fresh goat cheese with toasted baguette (and fresh tomato and basil in the summer) is our kind of meal. But you can incorporate goat cheese…
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FOOD FUN: Green Tea Fortune Cookie Cake

At last: an idea to repurpose the fortune cookies that so many of us acquire from Chinese food take-out. This Green Tea layer cake is made by Baked NYC, one of the most popular bakeries in New York City. The cake has three almond white cake layers, frosted and filled with green tea buttercream. You…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ways To Cook Fish

Lent began yesterday, the 40-day period from Ash Wednesday to Holy Thursday (this year on April 2nd). During Lent, observers recognize Christ’s sacrifice by giving up something pleasurable. Around the world, the most common Lenten practice is to give up meat. In the U.S., seafood sales soar during the six weeks of Lent. Whether you’re…
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RECIPE: Maple Syrup Blondies

We received a gift of maple syrup, and were checking out our list of ways to use maple syrup. We settled on this recipe we’ve been wanting to try, for Maple Syrup Blondies from Lauryn Cohen of BellaBaker.com. We actually prefer blondies with chocolate chunks to brownies. Lauryn prefers toffee bits in her blondies. In…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Grilled Cheese

Shred the cheese first. Daryl Brooks | Dreamstime.   Grilled cheese sandwiches, one of America’s favorites, are pretty easy to make,. Yet they’re not problem free. Sometimes, the cheese does not melt evenly or quickly. This is especially true when you hand-slice quality cheese from a block, as opposed to using thin, easy-melting plastic-wrapped singles.…
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