FOOD 101: What Is Pepperoni?

[1] An American classic: pepperoni pizza (photo courtesy Mantry). [2] Handmade pepperoni (photo courtesy DeLallo). [3] Got pepperoni? Use the extra to garnish a Bloody Mary (here with blue cheese cubes at Murray’s Cheese Bar).   September 20th is National Pepperoni Pizza Day, and we have a surprise for you: Pepperoni is a cured dry…
Continue reading “FOOD 101: What Is Pepperoni?”

TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Vegetable Pie, Strudel Or Tart

Chef Jamie Oliver calls the recipe below (photo #1) a picnic pie, because it’s so easy to transport and serve at picnics or other outdoor events. Picnic season may be just past, but this recipe uses ingredients that are available year-round. With the popularity of chicken pot pie in the U.S.,   MEAT PIE HISTORY…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Vegetable Pie, Strudel Or Tart”