RECIPE: Grilled Potato Salad With Bacon, Blue Cheese & Bacon Dressing

[1] Grilled potato salad with bacon, blue cheese and bacon dressing (photo © LongHorn Steakhouse). [2] Blue cheese crumbles add a large dimension of flavor (photo courtesy Pop Artichoke | N/A).   Our crowd really enjoyed this potato salad with grilled fare on Father’s Day. It was created for grilling season by LongHorn Steakhouse’s executive…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Artisan Bistro Beyond Breakfast

Artisan Bistro wants to make it easy for everyone to eat delicious, nutrition-rich meals. The company makes lunch/dinner entrees, burritos and breakfasts—single-serving frozen meals made with the best lean proteins, whole grains, vegetables and healthy fats. We received samples of their Beyond Breakfast line, and it was eye-opening: delicious and only 170 to 200 calories…
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FOOD FUN: Cookie Dough Icing

A fresh-baked cupcake topped with cookie dough. Photo courtesy Carolina Cupcakery.   Who needs icing? Carolina Cupcakery tops this cupcake with a scoop of cookie dough. Who can top that? Make your own cookie dough, or top your homemade cupcakes with a slice from a roll of cookie dough. If you’re concerned with raw eggs,…
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RECIPE: Summer Salad With Salmon

We first made this recipe from Maille with leftover poached salmon from the fridge. Subsequently, we made it as specified, with warm poached salmon. Both are equally delicious. The recipe serves four as a first course, two as a main course. Prep time is 5 minutes, cooking time is 15 minutes. RECIPE: SUMMER SALAD WITH…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Summer Fruits & Vegetables

Following our recent article on spring produce, here’s what’s in season for summer. Not everything may be available in your area, but what is there should be largely American-grown—not imported from another hemisphere. Some of the items are harvested for only a few weeks; others are around for months. So peruse the list, note what…
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