FOOD HOLIDAY: National Tater Tot Day

February 2nd is National Tater Tot Day. Chefs nationwide have been putting their own twists on this American comfort food. At The Eddy in New York City, the potato is blended with bacon prior to frying. The tots are served in a pool of mustard sauce, topped with pickled mustard seed and English pea purée…
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FOOD FUN: Good Luck Foods For The Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year starts on February 8th. It’s the Year of the Monkey. It’s also known as the Lunar New Year, since it’s based on the lunar calendar; and other Asian countries besides China celebrate it. The celebration lasts for 15 days, and is celebrated by an estimated 1.4 billion people around the world.…
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PRODUCT: Mardi Gras King Cake Kit

Here’s what you can make from the King Cake Kit. You can use the icing and sparkling sugars to create your own special design. Photos courtesy King Arthur Flour.   Egad: It’s a perfect storm of food holidays! The Super Bowl is February 7th, Lunar New Year begins February 8th, Mardi Gras follows on February…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Egg Drop Soup

[1] Egg drop soup is known for its strands of eggs, beaten into the hot soup (photos #1 and #2 © Good Eggs | San Francisco). [2] Bottom: A fresh herb garnish—chives/green onion, cilantro or parsley—makes a big difference. Photos courtesy Good Eggs | San Francisco.   Chinese egg drop soup is a very simple…
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