TRENDS: Current Favorites & Next Wave Foods

Will kimchi, Korean hot pickled vegetables, be replaced by Mexican hot pickled vegetables as a topping for burgers, sandwiches, eggs and other fusion dishes? Photo courtesy Bento.com.sg.   What’s next after the current food trends? Parade magazine took a look at What America Eats with predictions from Mimi Sheraton, author of 1,000 Foods To Eat…
Continue reading “TRENDS: Current Favorites & Next Wave Foods”

RECIPE: Classic Cheese Soufflé

A cheese soufflé, golden, fragrant, cheesy and hot. Photo courtesy Comté USA.   Today is National Cheese Soufflé Day. We spent most of our 20’s making soufflés, both sweet (chocolate, vanilla, fruit) and savory (cheese, fish, spinach). The frenzy with which we turned them out was, in retrospect, our own mash-up of Julie & Julia…
Continue reading “RECIPE: Classic Cheese Soufflé”

TIP OF THE DAY: Pasta Made Tricolor With Veggies

Mediterranean Pasta With Chicken. Photo courtesy Urban Accents.   Doesn’t this pasta dish look more exciting than a conventional red-sauced plate? It uses vegetables to make “tricolor pasta” instead of pasta colored green and red with spinach and tomatoes. Tricolor pasta—green and red plus white—looks appealing in the bag but typically fades when cooked. So…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Pasta Made Tricolor With Veggies”