TIP OF THE DAY: Fun Bagel Buffet

Bagel topping ideas from Arla, which makes delicious flavored cream cheeses including Herbs & Spices, Natural, Natural Light and Pineapple, with seasonal specialties.   If your idea of brunch includes bagels, it may also include pricey fish: Herring salad Sable Smoked bluefish Smoked salmon Smoked sturgeon Smoked trout Smoked tuna Whitefish salad and other delights…
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Fried Egg Breakfast Quesadilla Recipe & Quesadilla History

We don’t know what Chef Ingrid Hoffmann is making for Cinco de Mayo, but we’re breakfasting on our adaptation of her Fried Egg Quesadillas. A simple Mexican snack food. A basic Quesadilla is a Mexican snack food: a turnover (photo #1) made with an uncooked tortilla and a variety of fillings—beans, cheese, meats, potatoes, then…
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Truffles Vs. Not Truffles: What Is A Chocolate Truffle?

[1] The original truffles (photo © Roz Marina | 123rf). [2] The selection at Pierre Hermé, a top Paris destination. [3] Contemporary flavors of ganache enrobed in chocolate (photo © Good Eggs). [4] Royce Chocolate, a commercial producer in Japan, prefers rectangle truffles (they’re easier to make and pack). [5] The Périgord black truffle, more…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With Tres Leches Cake

[1] Basic tres leches cake with added rum. Here’s the recipe from Bake Or Break. [2] Add some fruit garnish. Here’s the recipe from Renee’s Kitchen Adventures. [3] Go chocolate, with this recipe from The Domestic Rebel. [4] Go fancy for a special occasion. Here’s the recipe from Vika’s Home Goods.   First: There is…
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