TIP OF THE DAY: Bloody Mary Garnishes & A Bloody Mary Cart

Who can resist a BLT Bloody Mary, garnished with lettuce, tomato and a crisp bacon strip? This one is from Morton’s Grille.   If Dad’s drink is a Bloody Mary, try something exciting for Father’s Day. You can use different spirits and mixes, but the easiest way to wow everyone is with a Bloody Mary…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bake A Special Coffee Cake

Many of us would love a delicious piece of coffee cake with our morning coffee—or to serve to Dad on Father’s Day. If you can find an artisan-baked coffee cake in your area, great. We live in a big city where the rents are so high that the beloved neighborhood mom and pop bakery is…
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RECIPE: Spiced Stout Waffles For Father’s Day

Go back a couple of centuries and you’ll find that many people in Europe and America, including children, drank beer for breakfast because local water supplies were frequently contaminated. While your municipality takes care that no disease-producing microbes are in your tap water, you can still have beer for breakfast. Put it in your waffles!…
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GIFT: Meat Of The Month Club

Top-quality cooked and cured meats monthly. Capicola from DeLallo.com.   Need a special gift for your favorite carnivore? Murray’s Meat of the Month Club will send a monthly treat of the finest cooked or cured artisan meats. Each month you or your giftee will receive Murray’s choicest selections: cooked and cured meats, whole and encased…
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FOOD FUN: Bacon Rose Bouquet Recipe

Mom gets flowers for Mother’s Day; perhaps Dad would prefer a bacon bouquet. It’s easy to make 12 long-stemmed bacon roses. Here’s a video from the National Pork Board that shows how to make bacon roses.   RECIPE: BACON ROSES Ingredients For 12 Bacon Roses 12 strips of bacon 24 toothpicks 12 stems from plastic…
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