PRODUCT: Nocca Gluten-Free Gnocchi

Our gluten-free expert, Georgi Page-Smith, approves of Nocca’s gluten-free gnocchi (NYAW-kee). Gnocchi are soft dough dumplings that may be made from semolina or ordinary wheat flour and filled with cheese, potato or other ingredients . Nocca is an Italian pasta company that specializes in quick-to-the-table, shelf-stable gnocchi. They make conventional gnocchi with wheat flour and…
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RECIPE: Chickpea Toast Instead Of Avocado Toast

[1] Delicious, nutritious chickpea toast (photo © Betsy Haley For Salt & Honey Catering). [2] Dried chickpeas will expand to twice their weight. These are from America’s leading provider of artisan beans, Rancho Gordo (photo © Rancho Gordo). [3] Green chickpeas in the pod (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog).   Move over, avocado…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Plate Rim Garnishes, Plus Dipping Waffles For National Waffle Day

  RIM GARNISHES We’d long wanted a set of wide-rim bowls (photo #1) that the better restaurants we patronize use to serve pasta, soup and other foods. The presentation never ceases to delight—especially when garnishes or decoration are set atop the wide rim. We listened to all the reasons why these bowls were not a…
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