TIP OF THE DAY: Fried Cheese For The Cheese Course

Sophisticated diners in the U.S.—and many people in Europe—have long finished dinner with a cheese course and small salad, instead of a sweet dessert. How about a twist: fried cheese with salad on top—or underneath? There are many fried cheese recipes; today’s is a Sicilian specialty. Caciocavallo, which means “cheese on horseback,” is a cheese…
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RESTAURANT: Texas De Brazil

Last week we went to two churrascarias, also known as Brazilian steakhouses. They were both good, but one was better: Texas de Brazil. Churrascarias in the U.S. often have numerous locations across the country. If you want to score a table for Father’s Day, reserve now! For Mother’s Day, every seat of the large spaces…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Chicken Or Fish With Pico De Gallo

There are many different types of salsa, but our favorite is the finely chopped fresh salsa called pica de gallo. Pico de gallo, pronounced PEE-coh-deh-GAH-yo, is Spanish for “rooster’s beak.” How did it get that name? It once was eaten between the thumb and finger in a way that resembled a pecking rooster. (Salsa as…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Kabob Sandwiches

For your grilling pleasure, here’s an alternative to burgers and other red meat from Williams-Sonoma Kitchen. Food on a stick is great fun for kids, and the entire family can help prepare this simple kabob recipe. Children can skewer the meat, which cooks in minutes on a grill or indoor George Foreman-type grill. Then everyone…
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